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Head Chef @Head Over Heels Chorlton | Day Time Only

Job Description:

Head Over Heels offers a unique combination of play and great food in a fun and friendly environment. This Chorlton institution is proud to hold the award for Best Food and Beverage in the UK in the category of Family Entertainment Centres and has won a national award in the Observer Food Magazine for Best for Kids. Our carefully crafted menu is made using great local suppliers such as WH Frost Butchers, Barbakan Bakery, Unicorn, Worker Bee Coffee and Chorlton Honey. We offer a black board of chef’s specials and home-made cakes alongside our all-day menu. This position would ideally suit an experienced head chef looking for a better work life balance and daytime hours whilst still offering the opportunity to create dishes.

Head Chef Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a kitchen on your own

  • Demonstrate fast turn round of checks without compromising quality

  • Organised and comfortable working in a high pressure environment

  • Stock control, ordering and managing a kitchen experience

  • Lead by example and have organisational flair

  • Commercially minded

  • Share our desire to delight every one of our customers

  • Have a positive, cheery outlook and ‘can do’ attitude

  • Keep up to date with current food trends

Head Chef Day to Day:

  • Work on your own or as part of a small kitchen team of 1 other chef

  • Cook with majority fresh, local and quality ingredients

  • Power through busy lunch service working all parts of the kitchen and the pass

  • Comply with legal requirements under H&S act 1974

  • Ensure 5 star hygiene rating is maintained

  • Control stock and ordering with negligible wastage

  • Check suppliers deliveries and the accuracy of their invoices

  • Have good working relationship all areas of the business

Head Chef Benefits:

  • Competitive chef salary

  • Get paid for every hour you work!

  • Day time only

  • Sociable hours between 9am-7pm (service 9.30am-6pm)

  • No split shifts

  • Weekly pay

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Fun and friendly working environment

  • Complimentary hot drinks

  • Opportunities to shape future menus

  • Large Kitchen

  • Pension

  • Free Parking

Job: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £24,570.00-£27,300.00 per year


  • Company pension

  • Employee discount

  • On-site parking

  • Referral programme

  • Sick pay


  • Head Chef: 10 years (preferred)


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