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Line Chef

Posted September 23, 2021

Hilton London Olympia
London, United Kingdom
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About This Job


  • 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 London Olympia

380 Kensington High Street
London, W14 8NL
United Kingdom


405 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

At Hilton London Olympia, we combine an enviable location on Kensington High Street with comfortable guest rooms and first-class facilities. We’re just a five-minute walk from Kensington (Olympia) station, and ten minutes from Earl’s Court and High Street Kensington tube stations — offering easy access into the city center. Here on business? We’re a five-minute walk from the Olympia Exhibition Centre, and boast 10 flexible conference & events rooms, an Executive Lounge and a modern business center.

  • Set on bustling Kensington High Street 
  • Five-minute walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre 
  • Near Kensington Olympia Station 
  • Society Bar & Restaurant and Costa Coffee shop
  • Fitness center and business center