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Line Chef (Casual)

Posted September 13, 2021

Hilton Leicester Hotel
Leicester, United Kingdom
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About This Job


\This is a casual contract working variable hours to meet the business needs 

  • Do you know what it takes to deliver excellent standards on time, every time?

  • Are you supportive, enthusiastic and inclusive?

  • Do you take pride in ensuring the highest standards of food safety and kitchen safety?

  • Are you passionate about working with high quality ingredients and sustainability in the food chain?

If so, the Hilton Line Chef role is tailor made for you!     

The Big Stuff

  • Our Line Chefs ensure that a wide range of carefully designed dishes are prepared, presented and delivered with pride and precision.

  • Line Chefs will support with the delivery of high quality food in all outlets and you will provide food for all occasions - including breakout options for those attending meetings and banqueting events.

  • As an integral part of the kitchen team, our Line Chefs contribute to the overall commercial performance of the business whilst delivering excellent Guest and Team Member experiences.

  • At the heart of our kitchen operations, each team member follows standardised processes designed to ensure an efficient delivery of high quality centralised menus that provide our guests with a high quality dining experience.


 The Standard Bits

  • To ensure the delivery of high quality, consistently presented menu items

  • To manage food cost controls that are set by Kitchen Manager

  • To ensure compliance with all food safety requirements

  • To track, monitor and minimise waste

  • To ensure a focus on sustainability targets

  • Perform against KPI targets for the kitchen in a balanced scorecard that covers financial performance, Guest experience, and our Team Member experience

  • To ensure adherence to the cook book specifications, processes and visuals

  • When appropriate to deliver creative and bespoke solutions that ensure Guest needs are addressed


The Fun Bits

  • To work with the Kitchen Manager to ensure new menus are implemented as appropriate to the business needs

  • To be able that help team members to thrive at work allowing them to be their authentic selves

  • To work with the kitchen leadership team to develop a workplace culture that recognises and rewards good work


What are we looking for? (Essential Experience/ Qualifications)

  • Previous line chef or kitchen assistant

  • The ability to adapt and make changes quickly ensuring the highest standards are retained.

  • Relevant food preparation qualification - Hospitality & Catering – Level 2 (or equivalent )

  • Qualification in food safety and a track record in managing all aspects of food safety 


Preferred Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Experience in a quality production style / branded environment

  • Evidence of ability to lead change with new technologies and ways of working

  • Basic Food Safety Qualification (or equivalent) 


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!






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Hilton Leicester Hotel

21 Junction Approach
Leicester, LE19 1WQ
United Kingdom


179 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

The Hilton Leicester hotel is ideally located off junction 21 of the M1 and is only three miles from Leicester city center and many top attractions. Enjoy comfortable and contemporary surroundings and convenient location at the Hilton Leicester hotel, just 25 minutes from East Midlands Airport (EMA).

Indulge in traditional and international cuisine and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere at Flavours Restaurant. Enjoy a light lunch and cool drink in the hotel's Court Bar or discuss business with associates over coffee and sandwiches at Caffè Cino. After a long day at the business center unwind in the hotel’s LivingWell Health Club. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the indoor pool or work out in the fitness center. Relax in the sauna or indulge in a treatment at the hotel’s beauty salon.

Host a meeting or event for up to 200 people, celebrate a special occasion or allow the dedicated wedding planner at Hilton Leicester to help plan the perfect day.

Retire to a comfortable and stylish guest room with WiFi internet access and 24-hour room service or upgrade to a Deluxe room or a Suite to enjoy additional space and comfort at the Hilton Leicester hotel.