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Head Chef Roles [Live-in available]

Head Chef Roles [Live-in available]

We are always looking for passionate and experienced Head Chef’s to strengthen our teams across our sites, helping to  overseeing all aspects of kitchen operations. In the Head Chef role you will be responsible for menu planning, food preparation, staff management, stock control, and ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness, food quality and presentation.


  • Develop and design menus with the Directors that align with our concept and meet customer preferences.
  • Supervise food preparation and cooking activities to ensure consistency and quality.
  • Train, motivate, and manage kitchen staff, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Monitor inventory levels and order supplies as needed to maintain efficient operations.
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in accordance with health regulations.
  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement cost-effective strategies for maximising profitability.
  • Stay current with industry trends and continuously seek opportunities for improvement.


  • Proven experience as a Head Chef or similar role in a high-volume kitchen environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of culinary techniques and ingredients.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent organisational and time management abilities.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to upholding food safety standards.
  • Creativity and a passion for creating a great dining experience for our guests.

Due to the rural location of our pubs, it would be an advantage that candidates either drive or have a reliable way of commuting as public transport can be inconsistent.


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Optional live-in packages
  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • Company health insurance
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Share of customer tips
  • Promotion prospects over all of our sites
  • Discounts of up to 50% off food and 20% accommodation to use at all Quality Inns pubs, hotels, lodges and campsites.

If you are interested in joining our team please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.


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