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Based just 15 minutes from Exeter town centre are our Parkdean Resorts Entertainment and Health and Safety teams.

Loud and vibrant, this central hub boasts passion and drive and welcomes our 71 Holiday Parks from all across the country to visit.

Regional Executive Chef

Parkdean Resorts has a fantastic opportunity for a Regional Executive Chef to join our Retail team in a field-based role covering our Southern parks.

As a Regional Executive Chef, you will be accountable for supporting our parks’ talented catering teams throughout the region, enabling them to maximise every opportunity to improve park and business performance and helping them to deliver outstanding results. You will be strongly customer and achievement focused with excellent communication skills, ideally the successful person will have experience working within the holiday park industry with a passion for food sales and service standards.

This role will be a 48 hour contract including potential need to work evenings and weekends depending on business requirements.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting our menu development
  • Star chef management, including allergens, costings and updating specs
  • Managing our takeaway product including menu and product development
  • Offering additional support to our parks when escalation is needed
  • Management of our suppliers account, producing weekly forecasting updates and substitute product testing
  • Proposing and introducing new food concepts to develop our food offering further and keeping up with current trends
  • Carrying out pre-season training for all parks and ongoing regional training to continue chef development
  • Supporting with the recruitment and retention of chefs
  • Action planning and stock management follow ups
  • Support and develop Chef Champions, hosting monthly meetings and setting up champion support parks as a centre of excellence

The successful person will have:

  • Previous multi-kitchen management experience (high volume kitchens and takeaways)
  • Excellent people-management and communication skills
  • Experience in budget control and forecasting
  • Experience of managing and motivating a team, developing and coaching them to achieve more
  • Driving Licence and flexibility to travel throughout the UK

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Discretionary bonus packages
  • Fantastic team environment
  • 25% discount on holidays for yourself, friends and family
  • Stand-by breaks available at a discounted rate
  • Full uniform provided where necessary
  • Full training

To start Creating Amazing Memories with us, apply now!

Apply to advert 3241409

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