Wildwood is Recruiting a new Head Chef


Do you have what it takes to join the team at Wildwood as Head Chef – check out the information below and contact Wildwood to apply.


Who we are

We opened the first Wildwood in 2008 and we have gone from strength to strength ever since. We believe in keeping it simple, focusing on great food, exceptional service and spectacular sites, it seems to be working as we have now grown to 60 restaurants.

At Wildwood we care about great food, great places to eat, and great people.

What we need

We are looking for an ambitious Head Chef who will support us in delivering these goals.

This is why we are passionate about working with the best people. Key to this is creating a great environment to work, where people have fun and can achieve their potential.

Whether the food is from our grill section, hand-stretched stone-baked pizza, or our freshly prepared pastas, our passion for high quality dishes is the main focus across all of our restaurants.

What we’re looking for

As the Head Chef, your role will be to lead a team of chefs and KPs, ensuring great food quality, as well as managing labour and food cost to budget.

You will be passionate about training and developing your chefs so that the kitchen functions to the same high standards whether you’re on shift or not!


  • Passion for cooking great food
  • Knowledge of managing a kitchen team
  • Ability to effectively control food cost and labour cost
  • Good knowledge of food preparation, stock rotation and kitchen health and safety
  • Ability to train and motivate staff to work to consistently high standards

As a Head Chef, we offer a competitive package. Equally importantly there is ongoing development, training, and a great opportunity for progression. 

You can also expect staff meal, staff discounts, and pension scheme.

If you want to be part of this, contact Matthew Livings, Area Manager on 07970955830 or email: Matt@wildwoodrestaurants.co.uk