Splendid Family - Head Breakfast Chef (2120)

Head Breakfast Chef

  • Department:
    Food & Beverage
  • Position Commitment:
    Full Time
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Head Breakfast Chef at The Grand Hotel, York

Breakfast – arguably the most important meal of the day. Well, we hope you think so!  At the Grand, we think breakfast should be a truly Grand affair and we’re looking for a passionate and driven individual who can help take our offering to the highest level.  Breakfast at the Grand is a wonderful, memorable experience that showcases the fine produce of Yorkshire.  Working with a dedicated breakfast team, you’ll be focused on delivering a fantastic breakfast for every Guest. If you have the drive, dedication and the passion to make every breakfast exceptional then we’d love you to join us.

What we can offer you:

We want our team to enjoy coming to work, so providing a friendly and supportive environment is our main priority. You’ll develop personally and professionally through meeting, and working with, people from all over the world as we create memorable guest experiences together. For those keen to further their experience, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the business with various career options. In addition, on offer:

  • A fantastic place to work!
  • 28 days holiday
  • Automatic enrolment into a workplace pension scheme
  • Heavily discounted hotel stays and food & beverage discounts
  • Amazing high street and lifestyle savings for you and your family
  • Uniform
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family
  • A tailored development programme

About us:

Built in 1906, The Grand is York’s only five-star hotel. Located within York’s ancient city walls and with views of York Minster, the hotel holds an enviable and proud position in the city and local community. It’s a three-minute walk from the train station.

Once the Headquarters of the North East Railway Company, our magnificent building is bursting with original features and all the grandeur of its former life as the “Palace of Business” – making it a truly beautiful and inspiring place to work!

Along with our 207 guest rooms, There’s the award-winning Rise Restaurant, Bar & Terrace, a state-of-the-art Cookery School (opened 2019), the 1906 Bar & Lounge, our executive White Rose Lounge, an atmospheric spa and stunning meeting and event spaces. Every day is different and memorable at The Grand and for the right person, the opportunities are endless.

If you would like to be a part of the best “Large Hotel in Yorkshire” as awarded by Welcome to Yorkshire, apply now!

Your role in our family:

Key responsibilities for your role: 

  • We’re looking for a Head Breakfast Chef with 2-3 years experience in a high quality brigade.
  • You’ll be able to coach and support junior chefs within a busy operation.
  • This is a busy 5 star hotel so experience of being able to produce food to a high standard in a high volume kitchen is essential.
  • A team-player, who can work individually and also communicate within a busy kitchen brigade.
  • Passion is key to our success, we want our chefs to be enthusiastic with the same passion for food (and especially breakfast!) as us.
  • As a Head Breakfast Chef for us you will be in charge of running the breakfast service ensuring all standards are maintained.
  • You will be responsible for prep, the kitchen and for providing a wonderful lunch for our fantastic team.
  • You will be responsible for stocktake, team training and day to day ordering in the kitchen. 
  • You will benefit by having evenings off so a good work/life balance is possible.
  • We need to you to be reliable and committed to the early starts!
  • We need you to take pride in every dish…

What happens next:

Does this role suit your skill set? Apply now, this takes seconds, you’ll just need to provide some contact details along with a CV.  Next, we’ll review your details, and if successful we’ll invite you to meet one of the team to learn more about you, your experience and let us tell more about the Splendid group.

The Splendid Group is an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.


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Grand Hotel, York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, YO1 6GD
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