Head Chef Reflections Restaurant

Alexander Hotels & Utopia Spas
09 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head Chef Reflections Restaurant

The Place

Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa, part of Alexander Hotels a private group of quality hotels of distinction just outside London.

5 Star, Award winning Utopia Spa, 57 bedrooms including the new luxury Cedar Lodge development and a 2 bedroom self-contained Gatehouse are available for guests.

2 Award winning restaurants, Reflections Restaurant (1 Rosette x 60 covers), AG's Restaurant (3 Rosette x 35covers) together with a range of conference and banqueting and private dining rooms catering for 8 to 95 guests.

Please see our website for a full list of facilities and also to see sample menus for our restaurants and lounge operations.

Reporting to our Darrel Wilde, our Executive Chef, the Head Chef has responsibility for our Reflections Restaurant as well as Room Service as well as the Cocktail Bar Food menu.

Leading a team of chefs the Head Chef must be able to motivate, train and manage the team to produce everything fresh to a 2 Rosette standard.

The Role

  • The Head Chef has responsibility for a team of 6 Chefs and KPs.
  • Flexible shifts covering breakfast, lunch, dinner service including weekend working (5 days per week)
  • Producing 2 Rosette standard food in a fresh food environment
  • The passion and drive to contribute to the future success of the kitchen brigade by continuing to develop award winning dishes
  • The Head Chef must have the ability to train, coach, develop, motivate and enthuse a young committed team to deliver excellent standards of cuisine across the full range of kitchen departments
  • The flair to contribute practical, costed and exciting dishes for our range of menus
  • Achieving rosette quality food while effectively managing the GP, stock and wastage
  • Ensure health, safety and HACCP standards are achieved meeting legal and company requirements


  • A Head Chef with quality experience in a fresh food environment
  • The passion and drive to contribute to the future success of the kitchen brigade who continue to develop award winning dishes
  • A proven record of managing, training, coaching and motivating a team of quality chefs
  • Ability to control GP and stocks
  • Its is desired the Head Chef will have a level 3 Food Hygiene qualification
  • A proven record of achieving excellent standards of hygiene

The Benefits

GBP30,000 + GBP3,765 to GBP5,000 bonus

  • 4 weeks holiday
  • 8 Bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Employee uniform

In addition you will receive a range of company benefits including:

Discounted hotel accommodation for yourself and your family at all hotels
Discounted hair treatments at our two Utopia Spas
Discount off all food & beverage at all hotels
Discount of individual treatments booked in our two Utopia Spas
Discount on retail products in our two Utopia Spas
Refer a friend staff recruitment scheme In additional you will enjoy a range of other benefits when you celebrate your 1 yr, 3 yr and 5 yr anniversary including; your birthday off paid, complimentary overnight stays, complimentary lunch/afternoon tea and service related holiday

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