CH&Co Group to hold chef recruitment day next month

13 May 2016 by
CH&Co Group to hold chef recruitment day next month

CH&Co Group's Lusso, Ampersand and Chester Boyd brands have joined forces to launch the company's first chef recruitment day.

The event, which aims to fill current vacancies across the firm's sites in the capital, will take place on Wednesday 1 June between 3pm and 8pm.

Those who successfully demonstrate a passion for food and high standards will be selected to attend the chef recruitment day for the face-to-face selection process.

The day will consist of three stages - a ‘speed-dating style interview', a trade test and a one-to-one debrief.

The trade will challenge the skills and creativity of the chefs, who will be asked to prepare a dish from a selection of ingredients within 20 minutes.

In the debrief session, successful chefs will be put in touch with site managers, while those that do not make the grade will be given constructive feedback.

Catherine Silvester, head of HR at CH&Co Group, said: "It's widely reported that the industry is suffering from a chef shortage crisis, but as our business continues to grow we are determined to attract the right people to enhance our excellent reputation for food and service.

"Our dedicated chef recruitment drive will engage chefs at varying stages of their career who want to develop both professionally and personally within a company committed to nurturing and supporting talent. The robust format of the chef recruitment day has been designed to enable candidates to shine and we look forward to discovering a wealth of talent."

CH&Co Group employs nearly 5,000 people and operates at more than 450 locations across the UK and Ireland.

Chefs interested in applying should submit their CV to by 27 May 2016.

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