Do you have a genuine passion for food, with the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to deliver world-class dishes to a multi-cultural client base? Are you looking for your next challenge as a Head Chef but haven’t quite found what you’re looking for? Intrigued by working somewhere steeped in history with a reputation of innovation, creativity and imagination?
If the answer to all of these questions is ‘yes,’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for.
Located in the Womens Designer Galleries, The Corner Restaurant is a 48-seater, modern European restaurant that serves an all-day menu of dishes, full of flavour and style. With an elegant art deco interior, beautiful views and trading from lunch until the end of the day, we are now looking for a new Head Chef to lead this talented team.
The Ideal Candidate
Delivering an extraordinary customer experience is at the forefront of our vision. Customer service at Selfridges is about meeting the highest standards; that's why we value people who can bring great enthusiasm to the role.
What we look for are people who will live the Selfridges values in everything they do. That means that as well as being friendly, helpful and professional, you’ll also be adaptable, flexible and able to make everyone feel special. You will care passionately about what you do, while connecting and building long lasting relationships and finding that the smallest things can make the biggest difference. This is your chance to lead an exceptional team who are already well-versed in delivering an outstanding level of service.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES
- Creative in approach
- Menu creation
- Understand the seasons and its influences in menu creation
- Experience of working with a multi-cultural client base
- Collaborative approach
- Team Builder, with a coaching and nurturing mentality
- Flexible and adaptable
- Possesses knowledge and passion for sustainability
- Financially-aware (P&L)
- Fourth hospitality and star chef capabilities
- Minimum 5 years’ experience as Head Chef or Senior Sous
At Selfridges, we surprise, amaze and amuse our customers to give them the most extraordinary customer experience. This can only be achieved within an inspiring and rewarding environment that celebrates innovation and creativity.
With an open and inclusive culture, we encourage team members from all across the business to share ideas on how we can continue to lead and improve. In return, we reward our team members through a wide range of benefits. These include:
• Generous discount across the majority of our products, including beauty, fashion and home brands
• Generous holiday entitlement (which increases the longer you work with us)
• Auto enrolment in our pension scheme
• Discounted gym memberships
• Childcare vouchers
• Interest-free season ticket loans for travel
• Extensive range of discounts and special offers for local services and eateries
About the Company
Since Harry Gordon Selfridge first opened the doors of Selfridges Oxford Street, London in 1909, Selfridges has been dedicated to surprising, amusing and amazing its customers with astounding moments of retail theatre.
Selfridges is renowned as being the premier destination for a truly extraordinary customer experience, whether you visit one of its stores in London, Birmingham or Manchester or selfridges.com.
Having won the award for The World’s Best Department Store and unprecedented three times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign, Selfridges today remains one of the most innovative brands in retail.