Night Chef- Ascot

Job Description
Our client is a 5* luxury traditional country house hotel with an eccentric spirit. Our client values are the fundamental spirit on how they reach their goals. As an ambassador of the company you will be entrusted with their values and expected to further enrich their "We Care culture": Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Innovation

We are looking for an Night Chef to join our client in Ascot.

About the role: 

Our client cares about your career and are known for having the absolute best people in the industry. When you join them as a Night Chef you start a unique opportunity to become celebrated as the very best in your field. You’ll learn not only from your fellow Legends, but also through their award-winning learning academy, so that you can achieve the highest standards of craft, service, and leadership and become a legend in your own story.

Salary: £30,554 + guaranteed service charge/ 40 hours per week

Main Responsibilities: 
  • HACCAP – To follow the day to day procedures including; Diligence, food labelling, weekly deep clean of your section
  • Run an environment that is clean, tidy and organised at all times. Promoting morals that encourage a team to have pride in their working environment and a high level of commitment
  • Control, with the assistance of the senior chef’s, all the operating costs within all the food outlets to the agreed budgets set for your section. Including stock control, stock rotation and ordering. 
  • Plan the day-to-day running of your section effectively to meet the service by the department. This will mean constant training, supervision, and forecasting in line with the hotel’s business needs.
  • Ensuring that the stock control, stock rotation and ordering for your section is complete to the Executive Chef standards. 
  • Supervise, train and develop the team to ensure a gradual succession and learning path for everyone by delegating tasks to team members
  • Have a flexible ability to respond to business and client needs 
  • Follow and abide by all regulations, policies and procedures that has been set out by our client.
  • Help protect the property from theft and damage of goods using good working practice within the kitchens and making sure procedures are followed to prevent this from happening.
  • Lead the team as per the company’s values and ensure a high level of team morale.
  • Suggest new menu and or recipe ideas to the senior chefs in charge. 
  • Ensure daily food preparation meets recipe and specification index i.e. size, quantity and quality 
Health & Safety
  • Comply with all statutory and company health and safety, fire, bomb and security regulations 
  • Ensure job required certificates and Licensing knowledge is kept up to date
  • Ensure other team members are also made aware of these requirements and abide by them


  • Along with your main duties you may be asked to complete other tasks as and when necessary and reasonably required
  • You may on occasion be required to adjust your hours of work to cover the hotel needs

Qualifications & Requirements: 
  • NVQ Level 2&3
  • 1st Aid
  • Previous experience in a similar establishment
  • Food, hygiene and safety
  • Good verbal and written English
  • General kitchen and food knowledge
  • Good organisational skills 
  • Flexible ability to respond to business and client needs

Pineapple Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client and are acting as Recruitment Agency
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  • Location Icon Location Berkshire, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £30500 - £30500
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1337
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 04 July 2024
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