Due to expansion across the North West, we are looking for talented and passionate Head Chefs to come and lead our kitchen teams through these exciting times!
We have proudly placed No.1 in the “Top 100 Best Companies to work for in the UK”– Come and be a Hickory’s Smokehouse Head Chef and we can offer you a generous package of up to £42,000 per year including Tip Jar plus UNCAPPED bonus!
At Hickory’s Smokehouse, we can provide award-winning training, amazing progression opportunities, highly competitive salaries and a host of tasty benefits as a Head Chef – To put a long story short, you commit to us, and we will invest in you. Big time.
Benefits of being a Hickory’s Head Chef
- Competitive Head Chef pay plus UNCAPPED bonus!
- Earn up to £5000+ per year on top of your salary with our generous Tip Jar from our guests
- The chance to work in one of our £250k bespoke built kitchens, and work on the best smokers from the USA
- 25% discount for you and 5 friends at all of our restaurants (including Barlounge & Upstairs at the Grill in Chester). This will increase to 50% discount for loyal service
- Birthday reward - A meal on us for you and your friends every year
- Superb training & progression opportunities with The Hickory’s Academy
- Qualification opportunities whilst working (Up to A Level and Degree level equivalent)
- FREE BBQ / Team food and authentic sodas while on shift
- Christmas Day off work every year
- Paid occasion days off (Wedding Day, Kid’s first day at school, Moving into your first house and more!)
- The Red Zone – Our pledge to work life balance.
- Enhanced paternity and maternity pay
- Up to £500 refer a friend scheme
- Chance to ‘give a bit back’ by joining our fundraising activities for Cash for Kids
- 24-hour access to our wellness programme
- Stacks of enrichment opportunities including the possibility of once-in-a-lifetime trips to the Deep South!
- Amazing team parties
- Company Pension Scheme
- Bike to Work Scheme
So, if all of that sounds amazing to you and you want to come and be a Hickory's Smokehouse Head Chef, then click ‘apply’ now!