The Showground Norwich drives 70% of its high performing revenue through food and we’re on the hunt for an experienced Kitchen Manager to join this site and be part of the management team that strives to exceed targets. You’ll have the ability to lead a team through fast paced service ensuring brand standards are delivered on every plate whilst managing stock controls and food margins. You’ll be passionate about the continued development of your team and feel confident in managing all aspects of the back of house business.
Oh yes, this is one hot opportunity for a professional who's cool as the proverbial cucumber when the pressure's on!
Whilst every single member of our restaurant teams is vital to our ongoing success, you'll be ensuring that our food remains the hero of our story. Because you won't just be wowing our guests with your cooking prowess. You'll be managing, training and inspiring your team to deliver amazing food, on spec and on time, every time.
Not only that, you'll also play a vital role as a member of the wider restaurant management team. So that means adding a dash of initiative and new ideas. A good dollop of commercial savvy. And bringing it all to the boil to ensure that everyone's working together to Serve Up Great Memories.
Working with the largest hospitality group in the UK – and winner of the Publican award for the best 51+ site employer – means having the authority and autonomy to flex your expertise to the max. You'll be spotting potential amongst your team. Then making the most of it through 1-2-1 training and development. You'll be looking at improving stock management and reducing wastage. And, of course, you'll ensure that the highest standards of hygiene and H&S are headline news amongst your kitchen team at all times. And all in the fastest-paced, most guest-focused environment you could hope to bring your unique talents to.
So where are you coming from? Well, you're already in a Chef/Kitchen Management role, but you're champing at the bit to take your skills to the next level. You want to be a pro-active, hands-on role model. You want to have your say in the wider running of the restaurant. And you've got some incredible ideas up your sleeve that will truly deliver the wow factor!
So, is it time to get your teeth into a role that not only offers immediate satisfaction but also long term career development opportunities?
Salary up to £30,750K and what's more we have the best bonus scheme in town.
Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.