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Join Our Team as an Executive Head Chef – Boarding School

Location: CR3 

Salary: £60,000 per annum

Contract: 52-week contract

Are you an experienced and talented Executive Head Chef looking for an exciting opportunity in the education sector? Look no further! We are currently seeking a skilled Executive Head Chef to lead our culinary team at a prestigious boarding school in CR3. With a large student population of 900 and a focus on delivering high-end brasserie-style cuisine, this role offers a unique and rewarding experience.


  • Oversee the kitchen operation and ensure the delivery of high-quality meals for our boarding school students, staff, and visitors.
  • Create and execute menus that meet the high standards of our institution, incorporating innovative and creative brasserie-style dishes.
  • Lead and manage a team of chefs and kitchen staff, providing guidance and support to ensure seamless operations.
  • Conduct tastings and menu planning for special events, including weddings held on campus.
  • Collaborate with the catering team to ensure efficient food production, portion control, and waste management.
  • Maintain strict adherence to health and safety regulations, as well as food hygiene standards.


  • Proven experience as an Executive Head Chef or similar role, preferably in a high-volume catering environment.
  • Strong culinary skills with expertise in delivering high-end brasserie-style food.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with staff, students, and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage a large kitchen team, ensuring smooth operations and maintaining high standards.
  • Flexibility to work during special events and weekends as required.
  • A passion for creating exceptional dining experiences and a commitment to exceeding customer expectations.


  • Competitive salary of £60,000 per annum.
  • A challenging and rewarding role in a prestigious boarding school environment.
  • The opportunity to work with a diverse and talented team, fostering professional growth and development.
  • A 52-week contract providing stability and year-round employment.
  • Access to excellent facilities and resources to support your culinary creativity.

If you are a dedicated and passionate Executive Head Chef who thrives in a fast-paced educational setting, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and make a significant impact on the dining experience of our students and staff. Apply now with your updated CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our team.

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Mark Balog

Talent Executive

020 7877 8500

Reference: JOB-61357

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: London
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£60000 - £60000