Location
Coventry Building Society Arena
Job Title
Food & Beverage
Display Salary
Competitive
Vacancy Type
Permanent

Job Description

Delaware North UK is hiring for a Head Chef to join our team at The Anecdote at Coventry Building Society Arena.  Delaware North is a global leader in hospitality at sporting venues, national parks, airports, and casinos in North America, the UK and Australia. 

The Anecdote is a 7 day operation located at The Coventry Building Society Arena offering a selection of street food inspired classics, craft beers, cocktails and wines. 

The role of Head Chef will work closely with the General Manager to manage all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent guest and member experience. Duties will include managing all aspects in the culinary operations of The Anecdote.  To take the lead responsibility for the kitchen operation, ensuring high levels of quality and hygiene while driving revenues and profit. Leading and developing the team of chefs to deliver client and company expectations. To grow the partnership with Coventry and assist in the overall growth of the business through peripheral food operations and continued development of food offers.  Produce innovative and price relevant menus for all client groups within the venue.   Further, to oversee the logistical aspect of purchasing, ordering, delivery and storage of all food items.

This role is offered on a 48 hour a week, full-time basis and will include working evenings and weekends therefore the ideal candidate will be flexible with working hours as evening and weekend work is required.

It was once famously said ‘anyone can cook’, and this is how we feel here at Delaware North. So if you have a passion for ingredients, a flair for presentation and champion keeping guest experience at the heart of everything you do, then apply today and leave the rest to us, as we take your career from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

A few perks of the job:

  • Generous 33 days holiday allowance (incl. bank holidays)
  • Favourable pension contributions
  • Access to LifeWorks, a wellness, perks and discount app

Essential Experience:

  • Previous experience in a fast paced restaurant environment
  • Evidence of strong people management skills and leadership qualities strong communication and written skills
  • NVQ Level 1 and 2
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the F&B industry within 5* restaurant environments

Desirable Experience:

  • Full financial accountability for a remit of 1 years or more for one single site or several smaller
 

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Degree or equivalent

AND/OR

Total years’ experience: 3+

Years of Management experience: 3-5

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