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Head Chef

Hourly Rate: £37000.00
  1. Established
  2. Food and Beverage
  3. Summerfields

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Join our kitchen team as Head Chef for a career with a little more sizzle!


Get your teeth stuck into a new role at Parkdean Resorts and watch your career grow as you serve up smiles to our holidaymakers and homeowners. Nothing beats good team camaraderie and the buzz of a busy shift, and our kitchen teams enjoy both in spades.


You'll be contracted 40 hours a week and have the opportunity to earn overtime. You’ll need to hold a Food Hygiene Level 3 qualification and have experience in a fast-paced kitchen.


So, why Parkdean Resorts?


Well, besides the one-of-a-kind team culture, stunning locations across the UK, and the security that comes with being a part of the UK’s largest holiday park operator, we can offer:



  • Kitchen Academy, offering Production Chef Level 2 and above

  • Up to 50% off holidays with us

  • 25% off holidays for friends & family

  • 30% off park activities, food & drink

  • Clear career pathways for those looking to progress


Your day-to-day


From prep to plate, you’ll be hands on and highly organised, working at pace to serve up amazing memories for our guests. This means:



  • Taking on a ‘hands on’ role in the production of menu items during service, cooking to spec, adhering to all menus and portion control, and recording wastage

  • Work on the ‘front line’ and manage the prep production

  • Ensuring the quality of the food production and presentation is maintained to company standard

  • Participate and develop owners’ activities and events

  • Working in a safe manner, with due diligence towards yourself, colleagues, customers, and general public

  • Train the kitchen team to ensure a consistent standard is maintained.


Are we the right fit for you?


At Parkdean Resorts we don’t leave unforgettable moments to chance. We pitch in, we have fun, and we grow, challenging and inspiring each other to make great things happen every, single, day. We’re the people people, Parkdean people - we’re family, ensuring holiday happy is never far away.


Care | we care about our guests, our people, and our communities.
Pace | we make great things happen, making the most of every minute.
Difference | we celebrate difference and encourage each other to be ourselves.
Belonging | we’re family, offering a home away from home where people feel safe.
Value | we value all.


PDR is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Adults at Risk and expects all team members to share this commitment. Background checks including DBS (or equivalent) will be carried out if appropriate.


We want to do all we can to create an environment and recruitment process where people feel safe and comfortable to talk about disability. For any reasonable adjustment requests, please contact the team at careers@parkdean-resorts.com





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