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Celtic FC

The Celtic Football Club, commonly known as Celtic is a Scottish professional football club based in Glasgow, which plays in the Scottish Premiership.

10 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef to join the Club. Reporting to the Executive Chef this role will lead the kitchen department, providing support and direction to the Kitchen teams, ensuring a consistent, high quality and dynamic service is provided at all times, across all events.


  • Act as deputy to the Executive Chef as required.
  • Implement and oversee the highest standards of culinary excellence across all stadium operations
  • Deliver bespoke projects and assignments as directed by the Executive Chef, ensuring the high standards of performance, efficient and productivity are reached at all times.
  • Continuously review all food service areas with a view of identifying any gaps in efficiencies and standards and also opportunities for improvement and growth. with strategic planning to improve all culinary operations
  • Ensure sufficient levels of staffing are maintained at all times by utilizing effective recruitment and training & development planning.
  • Support the Executive Chef with daily operational delivery, management of food and labour costs, menu planning and product ordering
  • To deliver service excellence through the implementation and achievement of agreed standards
  • Review production and service , maintain and make recommendations for improvements in standards of production and service.
  • To ensure the highest standards of food hygiene and food handling are achieved by all employees within kitchen areas.
  • Ensure the effective and timely processing of payroll information for Kitchen colleagues.
  • Work alongside the Health & Safety Manager to ensure continued compliance with all relevant Health & Safety obligations
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant Food Safety legislation and standard.
  • Lead, mentor and develop the multifunctional commercial team and provide effective leadership to all direct reports, enabling the continuous development and improvement of team members.


  • Food Safety level 3 essential
  • Food Safety level 4 desirable
  • At least 3 years’ experience working within a similar role (preferably within a stadium environment)
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant food safety legislation
  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a team using a hands on approach while leading by example
  • Experienced in identifying and implementing creative solutions
  • Strong communicator, both verbal and written
  • Proven people management skills
  • Strong coaching skills, with a proven record of developing staff
  • Extensive experience working in a busy, pressurised environment
  • Demonstrable leadership skills and effective communicator to motivate a high performing team.
  • Task orientated and proactive with ability to plan effectively.
  • Ability to manage and work as part of a team, using initiative
  • Able to problem solve and prioritise own and other staff members’ workload
  • Empathetic and approachable, with excellent listening and judgement skills
  • The ability to work with discretion and maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times.


Please click 'Apply Now' to apply in writing with CV & Cover Letter to: Claire Reid, HR Assistant,

Application deadline: June 30, 2022

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to feedback to applicants that have not been selected for interview stage.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Hospitality & Catering

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