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Kitchen Brigade

Kitchen Brigade

The kitchen team at Oddfellows On The Park don't just look after the Galloping Major restaurant, which sits within the Hall’s original ballroom. They also produce amazing wedding and events food, from barbecues to gala tasting menu dinners - and everything else in between from brunch to afternoon tea.

Head Chef


Salary: £33,000.00 to £35,000.00 per annum depending on experience

Person Specification 


· City & Guilds 7061/2 and or NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery

· One years’ 2 AA Rosette experience

· Ability to develop menus using local, fresh and seasonal produce

· Good general education / business acumen

· Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

· Excellent knowledge and a clear understanding of HACCP and food hygiene legislation

· Able to organise and prioritise workloads

· Able to manage and build a team effectively

· Passionate about training and mentoring

· Be computer literate

· Full Clean driving licence

· Able to communicate effectively – both written and verbal

· Flexible approach to hours to ensure the needs of the hotel are met


· Advanced Food Hygiene

· NVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery

· BTEC HND in Professional Cookery or Foundation Degree in Culinary Arts Management

· Experience within a Michelin star environment

Job responsibilities:

Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner

Follow recipes and presentation specifications

Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently

Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards

Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment

Restock items as needed throughout the shift

Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards

What are the duties outside of main cooking responsibilities?

Menu planning

Food shopping

Recording food temperatures

Preparing reports

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