Head Chef

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Full Time
Head Chef – Brel – Full Time (working approx. 45 hours over 4 days)

We believe life is about the experience and we have great benefits in place to make sure the experience starts with you:
  • From £38k (based on £35k base salary & approx. £3k in tips), there is also the potential to earn bi-annual bonus’
  • 100% of service charge goes to the team
  • Free meal and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks on shift
  • 50% off food and drink across itison venues with friends and family
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme to look after your mental wellbeing
  • Complimentary tickets to itison major events
  • 15% off at itison.com
  • Taxi contribution for anyone working past 1am
  • Enhance Maternity & Paternity
  • Team Incentives including Employee of the Month
  • Two fully paid socials a year
  • Fully funded external training courses
  • Great work/life balance with a rota that is 4 days on & 3 days off
  • Great opportunities to develop and progress

About the Role
At itison venues, our main mission is to bring great experiences to all of our customers and we are looking for people who are just as passionate about doing this as we are!
As Head Chef, you will:
  • Oversee the daily operation and lead the team to deliver the best food possible to our customers
  • Training the team & maintaining the high standards that are in place
  • Effectively manage costs, showing a solid understanding of budgets, KPI’s and creating rotas whilst managing team cost.
  • Maintain a high level of compliance management in areas such as food safety, risk assessments and health & safety procedures.
  • Build relationships with the whole team and use these to guide and motivate them towards delivering unforgettable experiences.
  • Have a keen interest or creativity to develop dishes in line with current trends and towards the venue brief

About the Venue
A magical garden (voted the UK's best!), a fully heated indoor and outdoor restaurant, a beautifully converted stables bar, and fantastic outside patio and hill. Brel is one of the city's most beautiful venues located in the West End's Ashton Lane.

With a year-round event programme, a famed food and drink line up of moules frites & fondues, Belgian beers and Scottish gin's, fire pits and Ashton Lane festivals, Brel's offering is loved by locals and tourists and we're looking for a Head Chef to match it!

About You
If you are looking for variety and love being busy – you’re in the right place! 

We are looking for someone who:
  • Has a genuine passion for great food with at least 2 years working as a Sous Chef in a high quality, busy kitchen
  • Has a track record of delivering exceptional dishes, in a time-pressured environment
  • Takes their role seriously and can communicate effectively with their team.
  • An honest and hardworking team player who can be flexible and adaptable.
  • Demonstrates a great attention to detail and ability to follow paperwork and process, from stock control to reporting profit margins – full training on systems and process given

About the Process
If you think this sounds like the right role for you, then we would love for you to apply.  If we like your application, we will be in touch to arrange an interview with you. 

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