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Cooking up a Storm

As a Kitchen Manager, you love the heat of a kitchen and feel at home with its fast-moving demands. Your leadership skills are sizzling, and you can inspire your team to pull together and cook mouthwatering dishes that delight customers and turn them into regulars. You’re hot on hygiene with plenty of experience leading kitchen team members as they make and serve orders to meet the high standards of hungry customers.​​


So, if you're ready to turn up the heat on your career, check out our latest Kitchen Manager and Head Chef jobs below. Or, if you're looking for something different, use the quick links below. Let’s get cooking!


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Latest Head Chef Jobs

Head Chef

Salary

£32,000 - £36,000 + Bonus

Location

Baron Of Beef (Cambridge),Cambridge,CB2 1UF

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Greene King Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

Cambridge

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Kitchen Manager

Salary

£30,000 - £34,000 + Bonus

Location

Lucas Arms (London),London,WC1X 8QY

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Greene King Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

London

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Ellie  Burrows

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Ellie Burrows
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Head Chef

Salary

£37,000 - £41,000 + Bonus

Location

Rookery Wood Farm (Crewe),Crewe,CW1 6NE

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Farmhouse Inns

Hours

Full time

Location

Crewe

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Carol Watson

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Carol Watson
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Head Chef

Salary

£30,000 - £34,000 + Bonus

Location

Chase (Thetford),Thetford,IP24 3BN

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Hungry Horse

Hours

Full time

Location

Thetford

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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01/01/0001

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Head Chef

Salary

£29,952 - £31,000 + Bonus

Location

White Horse (Bicester),Bicester,OX26 4UA

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Greene King Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

Bicester

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Kelly  Batho

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Kelly Batho
Kelly  Batho

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Kelly Batho
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Head Chef

Salary

£33,000 - £37,000 + Bonus

Location

Overstone Manor (Sywell),Sywell,NN6 0BB

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Pub and Carvery

Hours

Full time

Location

Northampton

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Kelly  Batho

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Kelly Batho
Kelly  Batho

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Kelly Batho
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Head Chef

Salary

£31,000 - £35,000 + Bonus

Location

Bottle & Glass Inn (Rainford),Rainford,WA11 7QT

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Chef and Brewer

Hours

Full time

Location

Saint Helens

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Carol Watson

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Carol Watson
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Kitchen Manager

Salary

£31,000 - £35,000 + Bonus

Location

Axe & Cleaver (Dunham Massey),Dunham Massey,WA14 4SE

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Chef and Brewer

Hours

Full time

Location

Altrincham

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Carol Watson

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Carol Watson
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Kitchen Manager

Salary

£30,500 - £33,500 + Bonus

Location

Old Rooms Inn (Weymouth),Weymouth,DT4 8TT

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Greene King Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

Weymouth

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Kat  Ross

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Kat Ross
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Kat Ross
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Head Chef

Salary

£50,000 - £54,000 + Bonus

Location

Prince of Wales (Esher),Esher,KT10 8LA

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Crafted Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

Esher

Description

As a Head Chef, you will… Overall responsibility for the kitchen operation, achieving the highest possible food and service standards through your team and for our guests  Take full responsibility for

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Thomas  Newell

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Thomas Newell
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Head Chef

Salary

£30,000 - £33,000 + Bonus

Location

Merlin (Swindon),Swindon,SN1 3AF

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Greene King Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

Swindon

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Kat  Ross

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Kat Ross
Kat  Ross

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Kat Ross
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Head Chef

Salary

£30,500 - £33,500 + Bonus

Location

Royal Oak (Harrow),Harrow,HA1 1JP

Business Area

Kitchen Manager

Brand

Greene King Pubs

Hours

Full time

Location

Harrow

Description

As a Kitchen Manager, you will… Take the reins in the kitchen, whether you are making decisions or coming up with fresh ways to help the team run better together.  Communicate clearly with your team i

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Ellie  Burrows

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Ellie Burrows
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A Day in the Life of a Head Chef...

You’re hot on hygiene with plenty of experience leading kitchen team members as they make and serve orders to meet the high standards of hungry customers. Now, join the Greene King team for a rewarding leadership career with one of Britain’s best-loved hospitality brands.


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A Head Chef...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much does a head chef earn?

In the UK, the salary for head chefs varies significantly based on the establishment, location, and experience.

What qualifications does a head chef need?

While talent and experience are often paramount, specific qualifications can benefit aspiring head chefs in the UK:


1. Formal Culinary Training: Many head chefs have diplomas or degrees from culinary institutes or colleges.
2. NVQs/SVQs: Qualifications in Professional Cookery, which can be levels 1-3, are beneficial.
3. Apprenticeships: Completing a chef apprenticeship can provide invaluable hands-on experience.
4. Advanced Diplomas: Advanced diplomas in culinary arts can be advantageous for those aiming for high-end establishments.
5. Experience: Several years of kitchen experience, progressing through various roles, is usually required..

What is the highest rank of chef?

The title for the most senior chef will probably change depending on which kitchen you step into. Here at Greene King, it's our Head Chefs and Kitchen Managers who keep the kitchen's heartbeat steady and the flavours dancing!

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