Head Chef

  • Job Reference: RBH8190
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2021
  • Recruiter: RBH Management
  • Location: Crowne Plaza Reading, Reading
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: competitive salary
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Crowne Plaza Reading we are looking for exceptional people to provide outstanding service to our guests and who put our people at the heart of everything we do. 

The Exciting Opportunity

The Head Chef contributes to RBH goals and values, reporting to the Operations Manager and responsible for the kitchen team and daily operations.

Where Will You Be Working?

Overlooking the River Thames, this contemporary hotel in a redbrick building is a 13-minute walk from Reading railway station, 2.3 miles from the University of Reading and 3 miles from Caversham Heath Golf Course.

Our newly refurbished Riverside Restaurant offers contemporary menu served in a stunning setting over looking the River Thames. " EAT fresh and locally from the Big Green Egg. DRINK from our specially selected menu. RELAX in our riverside location. We love cooking on our Big Green Egg as it gives an authentic smokey bbq flavour to our food, we think you'll love it too."

What Are We Looking For?
We're looking for an individual who can:

Ensure that all menu items are prepared and presented according to established recipes and standards.

Develop menu design and concepts for all food and/or bar outlets, and catering events. Monitor competitor and industry trends.

Maintain procedures to ensure the security and proper storage of food and beverage products, inventory and equipment. Replenish supplies in a timely manner and minimise waste and pilferage.

Ensure that all kitchen equipment and storerooms are in proper operational condition and are cleaned on a regular basis.

Adhere to governmental regulations as well as brand standards and hotel or company policies and procedures.

Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as manager on duty.

 

What's In It For You?

People love to work with RBH because  

We focus on health, wellbeing and our communities 
Our people are truly engaged at work 
There's open, clear communication from the top 
We've got great career development opportunities 
There's a culture of transformation and innovation 


We will give you a competitive salary and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You will receive a benefits package that includes; 

Discounted hotel room rates for you AND your friends and family that will make you really popular! 
Incentive programmes 
Money off high street retailers 
Flexible working arrangements because we know your life comes first 
Free meals on duty 

 

We will give you a competitive salary and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You will receive a benefits package that includes; 

  • Everyday discounts from high street retailers
  • Opportunities to be involved in charity and community events
  • Career opportunities, training and help with course fees
  • Discounted hotel room rates for you AND your friends and family that will make you really popular!
  • Incentive programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements because we know your life comes first
  • Free meals on duty
  • Healthcare plans and Insurance plans (just in case)
  • Pension

 

The Bigger Picture

Crowne Plaza Reading is managed by RBH; an independent hotel management company, working in partnership with six of the most prestigious hotel brands including IHG, Hilton, Starwood, Accor, Marriot and Wyndham. At RBH we stand out from our peers, transforming hotels to perform exceptionally. 



So if you have the ambition to continuously improve, deliver results with excellence, show that you care and act with integrity then come and join us, this is just the job for you!!