Head Chef - Redditch, Worcestershire

Redditch, Worcestershire
£32,000+ pa (DOE) + Company Benefits + Initial Accommodation Support
14 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Head Chef - Redditch, Worcestershire


The Tardebigge is a stunning building set in the beautiful countryside between Bromsgrove and Redditch. This venue requires a Head Chef seeking an opportunity to develop a modern gastro-pub menu featuring globally-flavoured fare alongside British pub classics with a seasonal, veggie-forward focus.  Must demonstrate an ability to build and coach your own kitchen brigade and deliver quality and consistency during peak trading times.

We are dedicated top quality food and drink in stylish surroundings. Every detail of every dish is of the utmost importance. As a team we are Good Hosts and aim to create an atmosphere that is aspirational, convivial and welcoming thereby laying the perfect setting for good times full of laughter, love and celebration.


As a Head Chef with Good Host Group you’ll be working for an exciting new company formed by a well-respected and established family within the hospitality industry. The gastropub has c. 120 covers. The Head Chef is provided with the autonomy to exert real influence over the business and a suitable candidate will:

  • Have a deep passion for cooking and leading from the pass.
  • Have the personality, vision and skill to motivate the kitchen brigade. Must have a proven record of managing an efficient food operation in a fast-paced environment. Must drive standards, people development and profitability. 
  • Identify recruitment needs and hire intelligently.
  • Support your team and be actively involved in their continued development. Must be dedicated to developing a motivated and knowledgeable team. Must drive standards, quality and consistency.
  • Design and develop menus. Combine an excellent knowledge of gastropub dishes with a passion for seasonal ingredients. Assume creative control over the special menu and be keen to make a name for yourself.
  • Be accountable for the financial performance of the kitchen. Responsible for stock control, ordering, managing and reviewing GP’s and wage percentages. Proven ability to cost menus so as to maximise profitability. Achieve financial targets focused on growing the business and ensuring the kitchen’s success.
  • Build strong supplier relationships.
  • Adhere at all times to health and hygiene regulations. All HACCP and COSHH requirements to be ensured.

Previous experience of new site opening preferential, ideally in a high-end gastro pub, however if you believe you have the potential to fulfil this role please apply below, we can’t wait to hear from you.


In return for your passion, hard work and dedication we can offer:

  • Competitive salary. In return for all your hard work you will be paid £32,000+ pa (DOE) per annum plus tips and a bonus. 
  • Career development opportunities for onward advancement. You'll be given every opportunity to progress and develop with-in an expanding business.  
  • Write your own menus
  • Fresh Seasonal Food
  • Fun and Professional work environment
  • Performance related incentives
  • Pension
  • Car parking on site
  • 28 days holiday per annum
  • Support from an ownership with a proven record in the hospitality industry. 
  • Initial accommodation support

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