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Kitchen Manager / Head Chef

This is a unique and exciting opportunity. We are seeking a friendly, professional, well-organized and dynamic Kitchen Manager to lead our current team of three chefs.

The kitchen team at La Crisalida Retreats are in both guest-facing and back of house roles. The Kitchen Manager role requires knowledge and experience of customer care, nutrition, working in or leading a professional kitchen, health and safety, procedures and experience or a strong interest in plant-based food and juicing.

La Crisalida is a unique Health and Wellbeing Retreat.  We serve plant based food and juices to de-stress the mind and body.  We provide a program for guests which includes guided walks, yoga, meditation, life-makeover workshops, creativity classes, exercise classes and more.  Join our team and work with us to make a lasting difference to the health and wellbeing of others.

Essential skills and knowledge required include:

  • Fluent in English (Spanish an advantage)
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Management and organisational skills
  • Flare for menu design and development
  • Ability to coach and develop team members
  • 2 years’ experience in professional kitchen preferably in a retreat or vegan/vegetarian kitchen
  • Good Knowledge of food allergens and nutrition is vital
  • Experience in a guest facing role

Salary negotiable.

This is a role includes shifts – the role will include working weekends, early mornings and late evenings. 

Interviews to take place week commencing 16th May 2022.

Kitchen Manager / Head Chef job description (PDF)

If you are interested and would like to apply for this position, please contact admin@lacrisalidaretreats.com to ask for an application form. 

Looking for something else?

If you would like to work with us, you can email your CV to admin@lacrisalidaretreats.com, with a covering letter explaining more about yourself, including your skills and experience, plus what you can offer. We will keep your details on file for when a vacancy does arise.


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