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Banqueting Chef-£19-23k-Hotel-Leeds-BV435


Chefs for Chefs are currently working alongside our client in North Leeds, an independently owned, 100+ bedroom hotel, seeking to appoint a banqueting chef.

Currently operating 35-40 weddings per year, as well as daily conference lunches, corporate events and private dinners, we are looking for somebody to work as part a team of 4, ensuring the C & B side of this business runs smoothly.

There is flexibility over the rota, as business dictates, usual days off are Sunday and Monday and earlier finishes during the week when there are no events booked in. There is a bit of work/life balance to be gained here, as long as the department is organised and ran properly.

The basic salary is up to £19-23k dependent on experience and the role is available for an immediate start. The management and senior team are pushing hard to improve the standards of all the food and drink offering at the property, so this is an exciting time to join the team.


Candidate Role

  • Assist with the day to day running of the banqueting side of the operation
  • Develop menus alongside senior management and guests
  • Train, develop and mentor the existing team
  • Ensure consistent quality in all food produced
  • Work alongside the GM to maintain guest satisfaction
  • Ensure the kitchen’s food safety and hygiene protocols are maintained



Candidate Specification

  • Must have a background in fresh food
  • Hotel background is ideal
  • Preferably worked in banqueting before
  • A strong commis chef may be considered
  • Must be financially aware and be able to work to budget
  • Be flexible in your approach

The Employer

  • Hotel and conference centre
  • New senior team in place
  • Great management structure

Candidate Benefits

  • Flexible salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • New team in place pushing to improve

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