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Overview

We’re on the lookout for a Head Chef to lead our kitchen team!

It’s time to turn up the heat! Turn your hand to new skills or showcase existing ones. In our kitchens you’ll be part of a team that is obsessed with creating great experiences for our guests.

Our kitchen is where it’s at: As Head Chef you’ll play a key part in our pub management team, helping to shape and lead our kitchen team to success. Everything you and the kitchen team deliver will keep our guests coming back for more.

As a Head Chef: You’ll have experience in a similar Kitchen Manager/ Head Chef role or be ready to step up from a Second Chef/ Sous Chef position. You’ll also –

  • Have a passion for producing food to be proud of
  • Be a motivational team-leader who can make sure our food and hygiene standards are consistently high
  • Be able to maintain clear communication with your team
  • Be able to work collaboratively with the General Manager and wider team to ensure success of the business
  • Have a positive attitude and ability to create a buzz in your kitchen to keep your team motivated
  • Have the desire to grow, develop and retain a kitchen team

What you get from us: At Marston’s we’re one big family. We put our people first, which is why we offer real benefits, including:

  • A performance related bonus
  • 20% off at all our pubs, restaurants, and hotels
  • A reliable hours contract, to give you the security you deserve
  • Flexible and part time hours available to work around your family or higher education
  • Online discounts and cashback at popular retailers through our Marston’s Rewards platform
  • Scope to build your career and progress through our Chef Development Programme including access to our innovative app-based training
  • Salary finance scheme - supporting your financial wellbeing
  • Access to Licensed Trade Charity for financial, mental, and emotional well-being support

Come as you are. Personality counts for more than anything else here. We’ll accept you and celebrate you for being you. We can’t wait to see what we can make happen together. Marston’s could be the making of you.

Marston’s. Where people make pubs.

King's Highway
Derby

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A day in the life...

Hi, I'm Lewis

My induction with Marston’s was tailored so I visited sites that were going to be similar to mine.

I spent time with a ‘buddy’ manager from a nearby site – he was a great guy and really honest and talked to me about the culture of Marston’s as well as the day to day running of the business.

My Area Manager, Nigel was really supportive and if he didn’t have the answer he would pull on his network of experts to support.

Induction

My induction with Marston’s was tailored so I visited sites that were going to be similar to mine. I spent time with a ‘buddy’ manager from a nearby site – he was a great guy and really honest and talked to me about the culture of Marston’s as well as the day to day running of the business.

Dedicated support

My Area Manager, Nigel was really supportive and if he didn’t have the answer he would pull on his network of experts to support, including the recruitment and training teams.

Opening a new build pub

On the opening day there was so many people coming in but I wasn’t worried as I had every type of support there to help it run smoothly. The whole board came down for a meal at my pub, the CEO and the Managing Director are really nice people and down to earth too!

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