Your mission should you choose to accept it...

We are looking for someone with stacks of experience who can help put our newly branded F&B concept on the map. It is critical that you can bring a great sense of ownership and personality to the team and lead the kitchen operations in Barcelona to help make it a massive success. You have the knowledge and experience to build the reputation of the kitchen operations. A real passion for a variety of cuisines and your natural leadership skills will mean huge success. You will be in the spotlight at centre stage in the restaurant. This is an opportunity for you to solidify your reputation in the food industry, teach others and build a legacy for many years to come.

In case you don’t know who we are:

TSH is a game-changer. Our unique hybrid hotel concept offers student accommodation as well as long and short stay options for students-at-heart, together with epic facilities and exciting co-working spaces. You can already find The Student Hotel in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, France and Spain. And with still to be opened properties in Madrid, Barcelona and Toulouse, our unique hospitality concept is truly taking root in the heart of Europe.

What You’ll Do:

  • Overall responsibility for daily operations in the kitchen
  • Responsibility for the culinary standards of the restaurant, cost control, collaborating with the F&B Director in menu development with innovative and sensational dishes, taking into account factors including seasonal availability and the number of customers
  • Set and maintain the quality standard for the kitchen team
  • Manage, train and recruit a brigade of chefs to ensure a real sense of passion and community
  • Ensure compliance with all government regulations concerning health, safety, or other requirements
  • Responsibility for maintaining and building relationships with food suppliers in line with company policy
  • Work closely with the Restaurant Manager to ensure a smooth and (highly!) profitable overall operation
  • Maintain food GP in line with company policy
  • Maintain staff payroll, monitor budget and control expenses with a focus on food & waste and labor costs

Who You Are:

  • You have at least 5 years of relevant management experience in various kitchens, preferably internationally;
  • Excellent knowledge and passion for the local cuisine;
  • You have excellent planning skills;
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, know more? The more the merrier!
  • Food Safety Level 3 or an equivalent;
  • Experience in coaching and educating interns;
  • You’re proactive with an innovative mind-set focused on constant improvement;
  • You’re comfortable in an ambitious and informal working environment with team members from around the world;
  • Comfortable dealing with time limits and high-quality standards;
  • You’re a source of inspiration as you lead and motivate the kitchen team;
  • You’re legally allowed to work in Spain.

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, multi-national company. Not just another hotel - we’re a game changing innovator, challenging every convention and defining the future.
  • The chance to learn and grow in your role with the potential for future growth.
  • Awesome discounts in all our properties in Europe and not just for you, but also for your friends and family!
  • A wonderful workplace to call home, full of events, fun colleagues and all the other amazing salary/benefits stuff.

We want you to be you. You have your own style; tattoos are cool and your hair is yours, not ours. Basically, we don’t want to change who you are because we think the best hospitality comes from people who can be themselves and show our guests their personality. Our team is diverse, representing more than one nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, culture and personality type. That’s what makes our team so special.

Apply for this Job

* Required