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Heathrow, England

Career Area

Brands and Customer



Job Description

At British Airways, we take huge pride in our past – but we’re looking to the future as an airline that loves embracing the best of modern Britain. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are.

If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story. Together as one team, we’re connecting Britain with the world and the world to Britain like no one else.

This unique role within British Airways will lead the development and delivery of the food and beverage design strategy as a key differentiator constantly looking for and implementing new ideas in a cost effective manner. As our Executive Chef and Culinary Design Manager you will develop, design and communicate the menu style, standards and specifications ensuring British Airways leads in this area with the delivery of both signature moments and increasing customer satisfaction. You will be responsible for ensuring that the British Airways food and beverage offer is financially, operationally and commercially achievable within existing and future parameters and quality standards. You will also co-ordinate with our Culinary team and Caterers to ensure that they are delivering culinary innovation.

To be successful in this position, we are looking for someone who has:-

  • Extensive experience as a Head/Executive Chef in 5-Star hospitality with a specific focus on high-end banquet/event catering & financial & product development accountability across multiple units
  • Significant experience of airline catering and inflight product development
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and deliver tasks to agreed timescales

Our Corporate and Support roles come with big potential to make your mark on our business. The airline industry changes so fast that we’re constantly evolving and finding new ways to impress customers and get ahead of our competitors. If you’re an innovator and brave and bold thinker, you will be in your element at British Airways.

Your impact on British Airways will be rewarded with a competitive rewards package plus the opportunity to develop and progress your career in many directions.

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