Head Chef

  • Liverpool FC
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 02 May, 2024
Full time Health & Safety Leadership & Management Maintenance Nutrition Premier League

Job Description

About the role

Here at Liverpool Football Club, we are recruiting for a Head Chef to join our kitchen brigade. 

As Head Chef, you will be responsible for all daily kitchen operations while leading the staff and managing all food related functions, serving a variety of high-quality menus for over approximately eight thousand covers on match days.  Supervising and coordinating the activities of chefs and workers engaged in food preparation, managing all day-to-day operations, and designing and creating new menus.

 

 What will you be doing?

  • Work to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. 
  • Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports.
  • Ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.
  • Manages all rotas, wage costs and stewards.
  • Preparing and cooking foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Review and adjust systems and procedures in the kitchen to ensure their effectiveness.  
  • Demonstrate knowledge of high-quality food products, presentations, and flavour.
  • Supervise kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Develop and implement environmentally friendly processes and procedures for food preparation, energy use and waste management in the restaurant.
  • Ensures all production deadlines are met, for example match days and non-match day functions.
  • Supervise and manage employees.
  • Estimate daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.

 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who has previous experience within a similar role, managing employees and day to day operations within the kitchens, preferably within large scale catering events or stadium. 

 

Why should you apply?

This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week on a 5 from 7 basis. Your main base will be Anfield Stadium.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. 

We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment.