Head Chef - Hithes

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384366515-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Select Service Partner UK Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Hospitality & Tourism, Cyber Security, Digital, Health and Safety, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

.Head Opening! Hithes London City Airport

If you're passionate about food and travel, you've come to the right place. We are the Global food travel experts, and we have something delicious for everyone. Whether you're flying, taking a train, or just passing by, we have the best food and drink options for you.


We work with more than 500 brands, from our own creations like Juniper & Co, The Vinery and Camden Bar & Kitchen to well-known franchises The Breakfast Club, Leon & BrewDog.


You'll be rewarded with a competitive package of up to £60,000 p.a. OTE

  • Basic salary £45,000 p.a
  • Free meal on shift
  • Tax free shopping
  • Colleague discount - up to 50%
  • Flexible working
  • Management bonus scheme
  • (email address removed) - which includes access to digital GPs, 24/7 helpline for you & family
  • Wellbeing support through Retail Trust and family friendly leave
  • Variety of networks to support you, Neurodiversity, LGBTQ and many more
  • Life assurance
  • Apprenticeships and ongoing development opportunities
  • Share incentive plan (SIP)


We're looking for a Passionate Leader to join our kitchen Opening! Hithes. You'll have the opportunity to make a difference every day, as you lead your team and business to deliver exceptional customer service and operational excellence.

As a Head Chef, you will:

  • Recruit and train the best people for your team, ensuring they have the capability to deliver above and beyond in their role by developing their operational and leadership skills.
  • Coach your team to be passionate and knowledgeable about the products in your unit, building its brand and providing customers with the right range, quality, and service to ensure they keep coming back.
  • Review the kitchen s performance against budget/target and implement sensible solutions that help drive profitable sales
  • Ensure compliance with the mandatory and brand specific training for all colleagues working in the kitchen
  • Adherence to all food safety, health and safety and other relevant legislation
  • Ensure the food served meets the company specifications
  • You build strong stakeholder management and trusted relationships and with our clients and partners.
  • The safety of your colleagues is your top priority, and you ensure your unit is always trading legally by coaching the team to use all security tools available to provide a safer place to work.

Please note that London City Airport location is a secure environment, if successful you ll have to provide references to cover the last 5 years and undergo a criminal record check to comply with airport regulations.

SSP are proud to be an equal opportunity employer who seek to recruit and retain the most talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds, skills and perspectives.

Start the best part of your journey with us!