Head Chef

Competitive & Benefits

Crowne Plaza Solihull, Solihull B91 3QD

The Role

As ‘Head Chef’ you’ll be behind the scenes, delivering on our mission!

You’ll be a passionate leader with the ability to motivate and support your team in order to exceed our guest expectations. You’ll be a perfectionist when it comes to the presentation and preparation of food as well as maintaining excellent hygiene and safety standards. You’ll take ownership and pride in your work and deliver an excellent experience to our guests.

What you’ll be doing

  • Leadership, coaching & training
  • Preparation, presentation and delivery of outstanding food
  • Food hygiene & food safety
  • Ordering & stock taking
  • Menu planning
  • Administration and Technology savvy
  • Working closely with all hotel departments
  • Available to work when the team and customer needs you most

What’ll make you a great fit for us here at Valor

You’ll never falter on striving for exceptional quality and standards. You’ll have a passion for delivering memorable experiences through your food, as well as leading and motivating your team.

You’ll be methodical, innovative and have high expectations of yourself and others. You’ll demonstrate your passion by bringing new ideas to the table, delivering on your promises and inspiring those around you.

Why join us?

  • Stays across the UK at employee rate (a HUGE discount!)
  • Discounted Friends and Family rates (that’ll make you really popular!)
  • 50% off food and beverage in our hotels
  • A range of development and apprenticeship programmes
  • We’re committed to your development and progression with lots of promotion opportunities
  • You’ll get all meals on duty (because hard work is hungry work!)
  • Uniform provided
  • We’re big on all things reward and recognition and celebrate success throughout the year
  • Commitment to your health and well-being
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discounted use of leisure facilities
  • Refer a Friend incentives to influence your earning potential.

What you’ll become a part of

Valor Hospitality is a trusted, multiple award winning, and full service, international hospitality company operating in the US, UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are reimagining hospitality internationally, creating great ROI, driving commerciality with creativity and innovation. Recognised by owners, investors and developers as an innovative and trusted partner to drive revenue and increase profits.

Here in the UK we operate 35 properties across the brands of Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Indigo and AC by Marriott Hotels, in various locations throughout the UK. The Company continues to have ambitious development and growth plans.

Hotel Description

Set in the heart of Solihull and just 5 miles from Birmingham and the NEC, this hotel is in a great central location easy to reach from all over the UK. The hotel features an open lobby, restaurant and bar and a stylish outside terrace overlooking the lake complete with a heated seating area. The hotel offers 12 high-tech conference rooms that can accommodate small or large groups of delegates in various formations. Plus, 120 guest rooms and a health and leisure club with extensive facilities including a gymnasium and heated swimming pool.

Valor Hospitality Europe has established itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

Please visit https://valorhospitality.com/ to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.


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