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Training & Development Chef


The company

An established group of luxury hotels and restaurants across Suffolk


The job

As the Training & Development Chef for the group you will play an integral role in group strategy and be crucial to the training, development, recruitment, and retention of the kitchen teams.

You will work with the Training & Development Manager to create the chef training and development strategy and take a lead role in its implementation through training, mentoring, and supporting apprentice chefs. You'll develop relationships with our Head Chefs and kitchen teams, alongside schools and colleges as we look to embrace the future generation of chefs. You'll be happy to work across our training centre, training kitchen, and hotel locations as required. Although there will still be an expectation to work five days from seven, you will not be running service and can expect a schedule that is more forgiving than most Head Chef roles.


What you'll need

Experience in a training & development role within a kitchen brigade

Operational experience as a Head Chef in a hotel or restaurant

Comprehensive understanding of food hygiene standards and legislation

Ability to devise and deliver training sessions to groups of employees

Strong planning and organisational skills

Flexibility to work across all locations


Where you'll be based

You will be based from the location nearest to your home, with regular travel expected to all hotels.


What you'll receive

- £40,000 per annum

- Working 40 hours per week with a sensible shift pattern

- Staff discount across group businesses

- Opportunity to take real ownership of chef training and development across the group


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.

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