Kitchen – Head Chef of New Mexican Restaurant at InterContinental London Park Lane

Hotels Clubs and Spas
Food Production/ Kitchen
Department Head
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Officially opening early 2017, internationally-acclaimed Chef Martha Ortiz will bring her celebrated Mexican gastronomy to London in a new restaurant located at InterContinental London Park Lane. Martha Ortiz, Chef Patron of Mexico City's award-winning Dulce Patria, heralded as one of Latin America's most exciting restaurants, states 'we will deliver the beauty, vibrancy, and spirit of Mexico to London in a total experience of the senses.' Martha's philosophy will be brought to life by David Collins Studio, the global interior architecture practice led by Creative Director Simon Rawlings. The restaurant will feature references to Mexican design and culture.

Located at No. 1 Park Lane, the restaurant will have one of London's most prestigious addresses.
Its exclusive entrance will be positioned where Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, and Piccadilly all converge. Martha's new restaurant will join Theo Randall at the InterContinental, bringing two renowned Chefs under one roof and creating one of London's most sought-after culinary destinations.

We are currently recruiting for a Head Chef for the new concept.
The Head Chef is responsible for the smooth running of the all sections of the kitchen, giving overall support to the kitchen department by managing the production and service of food. This person will manage a large brigade and therefore be responsible for hiring, training & developing, engaging.
In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package - including uniform, laundry, meals on duty, pension scheme and health cash plan to name a few. What's more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we'll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow.
And because the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG® family of brands, you'll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 5000 hotels in over 100 countries around the world.
So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand and IHG and we'll make sure you'll have room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today by going to
We are an equal opportunities employer.<br><br>
•Excellent knowledge of kitchen operations and quality & control
•Excellent management and organisational skills
•Excellent knowledge of Mexican food products/dishes and their preparation methods, to at least Sous Chef level in large scale luxury environment
•Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in both English and Spanish languages.
•Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications
•Experience in creating and executing new training concepts
•All applicants must be able to work varying shifts including weekends and bank holidays
•All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK & must be in possession of the relevant passport and visa.

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Contact: HR Department

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