Head Chef (St Mawes Hotel)

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to come and join our team within St Mawes Hotel. We are looking for a committed and hardworking Head Chef who is looking for a new chapter in their culinary career.

Lively and informal, yet without compromising on taste and style, Upper Deck dining at St Mawes Hotel is a convivial experience, enjoying the best locally sourced ingredients. The provenance of our produce is important to us; we serve only Cornish fish and shellfish and meat from the Cornish moors, small scale vegetable farmers and artisan cheese makers.

Do you have a genuine passion for Cornwall, its food and its people? Would you enjoy a challenging and rewarding role whilst working in a coastal community? If so, this could be your next move.

Are you our ideal candidate?

As Head Chef you must have relevant experience of running a busy kitchen and a mature outlook in this role.

You will be hard working, reliable, trustworthy and competent enough to work alone and have the experience and people skills to manage a team.

You will have worked in a similar restaurant or hotel environment previously, and have at least 2 years’ experience within a kitchen environment as a senior member of the brigade.

You must have worked in an establishment previously, which had been awarded at least 2 AA Rosette (or an equivalent standard).

You must have a good understanding of and the ability to manage food stock to help hit and maintain relevant targets.

Job Type: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

To apply, please email dorian@stmawes.com

Early applications appreciated


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