Executive Head Chef


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
£32,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Working Hours:
40 per week
Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Links Gate, St Annes on Sea. Lancashire
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Head Chef
Sodexo Segment:
UK Sodexo Live

Package Description

£32,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.

Job Introduction

Sodexo's Sports and Leisure segment have a fantastic opportunity for an Executive Head Chef to join the team at the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Executive Head Chef who has worked within a similar sized venue to oversee, manage and lead the food offering and kitchen brigade across all areas of the business.

You will be an expert at menu development, be creative and work to always keep on top of food innovation and new trends.

This is a fantastic opportunity where you will lead the food team so that they are motivated and engaged, providing guests with the best possible experience.

Rise with Sodexo

Main Responsibilities

  • Liaise with purchasing and Safegard with regards to any new suppliers
  • To establish close working relationships with other executive chefs in the segment that bring mutual benefit to the venue and the wider business
  • Develop and deliver projects set by clients in the agreed timescale
  • Design menu’s that are reflective of the vision and are appropriate for the Clubhouse and events 
  • Ensure that all food is prepared with due care and attention and that everyone in the kitchen is aware of how to deal with special dietary requirements
  • Monitor waste, ensuring that it is kept to a minimum and action plans are put in place as necessary

For a full list of responsibilities please review the job description attached

The Ideal Candidate

  • Management of a team
  • Fine Dining background
  • Industry knowledge
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Understanding of retail food offers

About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

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