Head Chef


The Rocksalt Group are now recruiting for a Head Chef. Rocksalt Restaurant, Bar and Rooms, located in Folkestone Harbour is now recruiting for a new Head Chef to drive this successful and established business forward. Rocksalt has been awarded many accolades since opening in 2011, not least making it into The Caterer Top 100 Restaurants in the UK, and currently holds 2 AA Rosettes. Rocksalt serves the best in locally sourced, seasonal produce from the South Kent Coast and surrounding Countryside, with a strong leaning towards Fish and Seafood. Rocksalt is also the flagship site within The Rocksalt Group, which includes Little Rock Beach Restaurant and The Pickled Egg Pub Company.

Working at Rocksalt

The award winning restaurant rocksalt and the fabulous fish and chip restaurant the smokehouse are both in folkestone. there are also four boutique “bolt hole” en-suite rooms to accompany them. A few miles away in the heart of Ickham, near Canterbury, we have the quintessential food-led british pub called The Duke William, which also has four newly refurbished en-suite rooms. Finally, The Wife of Bath restaurant in Wye, near Ashford; newly opened and serving Northern Spanish inspired dishes, the restaurant also has five beautifully refurbished en-suite rooms.

About the role

  • You must be able to lead the team
  • You need to be proactive in developing the rest of the kitchen team, inspiring them to progress as chefs within the industry.


Salary £35,000-£38,000 per annum plus tronc, joining and retention bonuses, Private Medical Insurance (after probation), pension, staff events and staff discounts

About You

We are looking for a hard-working, creative and passionate industry professional with several years high end experience at Head Chef level. You will responsible for the smooth running of a busy 5 day a week kitchen, working alongside the group Executive Chef to create all seasonal menus and with full accountability for the performance of the site. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is truly passionate about fresh, innovative food,

Your Key Attributes

  • leadership and communication skills are key

Apply now

Head Chef - Rocksalt