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Executive Head Chef

London, United KingdomFood & BeverageSeven North London

Job description

Seven North is among the many celebrated concepts from renowned celebrity MasterChef Judge - Eyal Shani. We are looking for an Executive Head Chef to lead our innovative, zero waste and sustainable restaurant concept drawing inspiration from Mediterranean and other local European cuisines. Within Seven North, we are looking for chefs to create pure and surprising dishes meant to be shared. As Chef Eyal says, "we hope you feel free and feel the love” in our playful, passionate vibe.

Set to open in Summer 2024, Seven North will be located within the first UK Sircle Collection hotel within Devonshire Square. The hotel will include 81 guest rooms, a signature restaurant, The Cover - our private members club and gym facilities. The newest location will be part of Sircle Collections’ vibrant group of one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and bars in Europe's most interesting neighbourhoods.

What you’ll be doing with us

As our Executive Head Chef, you will be responsible for building, developing and leading a team of up to 25 chefs, delivering excellent dishes across Seven North, in addition to this, you will manage our hotel room service and breakfast service offerings. You will report into our Executive Food & Beverage team, and deliver on P&L expectations, balance food & labor costs and manage your kitchen budgets accordingly. In addition to this, you will be tasked with reviewing team productivity to meet service, operational and financial objectives.

Being successful within our Executive Head Chef role will involve fostering and developing key relationships including with our food suppliers, ensuring all quality standards are met. You will develop and lead your brigade of chefs, including your Sous Chefs, to ensure that all dishes are being prepared according to the set quality and standards as expected. It is key to assist in developing a good relationship with the service team to ensure that any anticipated dish changes due to running a sustainable and zero waste kitchen are communicated promptly to the service management team.

Overall, you will be responsible for ensuring all health and safety standards are met, reviewing regularly the kitchen equipment, training of chefs and ensuring all HACCP guidelines documented and are being followed by team kitchen members.

Here are some of the incredible perks we offer:

  • Work that sparks real connections! Being part of the exciting next chapter at Sircle Collection and play a pivotal role in bringing a new hospitality concept to the UK
  • Competitive salary, you will also be eligible to be part of our performance based bonus scheme.
  • We believe in celebrating you! In addition to your annual leave entitlement (30 days per year), you'll receive a paid day off to enjoy your birthday.
  • You will also an additional paid flex day off to celebrate an anniversary or a day that is special to you e.g Hanukkah, Eid ul Fitr, Thanks Giving
  • We believe in giving back to the community, you will have one paid volunteering day per year to support a charity of your choice
  • Enjoy complimentary stays and discounted rates at our stunning properties in The Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Austria and more.
  • Our benefits list is ever expanding and includes: friends & family rates at all our properties, cycle to work schemes, annual season ticket loans

Job requirements

We are looking for a natural leader, enthusiastic, energetic and professional Executive Head Chef with relevant experience and or an Executive Sous Chef looking to take the next step who wants to put our restaurant on the London culinary scene! We are looking for candidates with 3+ years experience within a similar establishment.

The successful candidate will be hands-on, focusing on team building and nurture a love for personal approach within an informal restaurant environment. Our Executive Head Chef will be able to quickly establish credibility, respect and perform well at building strong workforce and relationships with our key stakeholders. We are looking for the successful candidate to start with us as of March/ April 2024.

Interested in this vacancy? Apply now!

Even if you don’t tick all the boxes of the job requirements, we would love to hear from you! If this role is not the perfect match, we may have another one just right for you.

Sircle Collection is committed to creating and celebrating a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and will make reasonable adjustments whenever possible for all candidates. In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we require all applicants to be eligible to live and work in the UK.


London, United Kingdom
Food & Beverage
Seven North London


We are Sircle Collection. A creative and ambitious team building one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and bars in Europe's most interesting neighborhoods.

Sircle Collection is committed to creating and celebrating a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable adjustments wherever possible for candidates with a disability.

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