Head Chef Hexham

Head Chef Hexham Northumberland Hotel

£35000-£50000 permanent Chefs Northumberland

Head Chef Wanted

We are looking for an experienced Head Chef to work for an independent boutique Hexham hotel

Salary :£35,000 – £50,000 (depending on Experience) 

Bonuses and possible profit share to be discussed 

Head Chef Hexham role information:

Situated in a picturesque market town right in the heart of Hexham Northumberland

Going down the route of modern British gastronomy as Head Chef you will be expected to create seasonal menus with a flair that stands out from competitors.

The Hotel has an 80 cover restaurant with a 100 cover function room.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Head Chef to come in and take ownership of the kitchen.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Head Chef reporting directly to the owners
  • Attending management meetings
  • Creating seasonal menus along with weekly specials and event menus
  • Hands on in the kitchen, cooking with fresh ingredients.
  • Pricing menus understanding GP and profit margins
  • Liaising with local suppliers to source and spot the best produce available
  • Training and development of the kitchen team
  • Staff Appraisals
  • Food safety along with Health and Hygiene reporting

Skills /Attributes

  • Excellent time management
  • Motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Creative
  • Good Business acumen
  • Passionate about producing good food


  • A stable CV with 5 years reference history
  • Experience of using modern British cooking styles
  • Previous role as Head Chef in a similar environment

Short term accommodation is available for relocation