August 3, 2021
Job Type
The Spiritualist Aberdeen
Job Role
Head Chef


Head Chef

From £28,000 per annum plus attractive performance related bonus and benefits

Including industry Leading Retention Payment Scheme

We are currently looking for a passionate and dedicated Chef to join our team at The Spiritualist, this role would be the perfect first step up for a talented Sous or senior Chef de Partie. Located in the center of Aberdeen, The Spiritualist is a far step away from anything ordinary, it’s enticingly elegant with a touch of cool. Our food is contemporary, fresh, locally sourced, seasonal and expertly crafted are the hallmarks of a menu designed to showcase the best of Scottish. Working at The Spiritualist, you will join the team at one of Scotland’s leading food and beverage companies with all the benefits, opportunities and support that provides.

As Head Chef you will have previous experience at the same level or similar.  You will have first class organisational and communication skills and the ability to motivate, inspire and manage the team to produce food to the highest standards and run our kitchen efficiently.  You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, while producing consistently good food. You will be passionate about your food; demonstrating creativity to deliver great quality, seasonal menus.

You will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including;

  • A competitive rate of pay and an achievable performance related bonus
  • Industry leading retention payment scheme
  • Creative input to the menu
  • Build and manage your own team
  • A dedicated Development Chef to aid you in your role
  • Service & Maintenance package on all kitchen equipment
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day off
  • 25% staff discount in all our venues on food and drink
  • 15% discount on online orders of Cold Town Beer
  • Flexible working, no split shifts
  • Free meals on duty
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Training on company systems; Procure Wizard, Rotaready & Flow
  • Progression and personal development opportunities
  • A generous internal referral scheme

Signature Group believes in promoting a good work / life balance

What We Need from You

  • A solid background working & cooking with fresh produce
  • Dedication to the role and venue
  • Ability to train your kitchen team
  • A strong understanding of food & rota costings
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • A positive mental attitude
  • Welcome constructive criticism & feedback

We aim to fill our venues with lovely and talented people who work hard and enjoy their jobs.  So, bring your passion, your energy and a smile and you will reap the benefits of becoming part of Signature Group.

Signature Group is proud to be a part of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions Programme. We work closely with Stonewall to ensure that all LGBTQ+ employees are free to be themselves in our workplace.

How to apply

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, apply today by sending in your CV along with a cover letter telling us why you think you would be a great fit for the role.

All candidates must have the right to unrestricted employment in the UK and hold a valid National Insurance Number and UK bank account to be considered for this role.

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