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We're Hiring! Head Performance Chef (Full-time)

Position closed*

Hello, we’re INTRA Performance Group - we support elite talent across elite sport and entertainment with performance nutrition.

We have some pretty big plans and ambitions for 2021 (and beyond), and to deliver on these we’re aiming to grow our passionate, diverse and talented team to help make our mission a reality.

As specialists in performance nutrition, we believe that chefs are a critical part of helping the world’s best talent fuel to perform at their peak. We’re committed to helping our amazing clients deliver their goals, break records and win championships. We’re currently looking for a Head Performance Chef to help us with this as we grow over 2021.

This role is a unique opportunity to join a multidisciplinary consultancy, who have a rich heritage of working with leading organisations and individuals in elite sport - including Arsenal FC, England Football, France Football (2018 World Cup winners), Chelsea FC (2020-21 Champions League winners) and Team GB Olympic teams and athletes. Not only can you make a meaningful difference to our clients' likes, and work with some of our lovely team (Soraya, Andy, Ollie, Hannah, Terri and James).

You can find out a bit more about Performance Nutrition at Intra Performance Group on our website.

As a Head Performance Chef, your focus is on building the right infrastructure to support our clients. Your work will be a mix of working alongside our in-house SENR registered nutritionists, creating delicious recipes according to our performance principles, sourcing ingredients, cooking meals for our clients, alongside looking at ways to improve our offering.

In the next 12 months you’ll:

  • Work as a Head Performance Chef alongside our performance nutritionists

  • Line manage 1-2 sous chefs

  • Work on hiring and growing our chef service

  • Support our clients in achieving their ambitious performance goals for the year by preparing dishes according to our performance nutrition specifications

  • Play an active role in our performance nutrition consultancy, sharing knowledge and encouraging good culinary practice

  • Implement health and safety (HACCP) procedures within the kitchen environment

  • Build a culture and environment that is friendly and inclusive

For this role we specifically need someone with an interest in health and wellbeing, based in the Greater London area.

  • You have worked to at least sous chef level (to a minimum of 2 years)

  • You have an NVQ or equivalent Level 2

  • You’ll be from a background where you have some knowledge in sports nutrition/nutrition to support athletic performance and a willingness to learn

  • You are comfortable working independently, and with remote team members, with excellent organisational and time management skills

  • You have experience cooking a variety of healthy dishes from different cultural backgrounds

  • You demonstrate integrity and expertise, both towards our clients and our team

  • You must be able to maintain discretion and confidentiality and must have an Enhanced DBS Certificate

Outside of that, we would also like you to have the following:

  • You are a car driver, with a full clean driving licence

  • You have a Level 3, Food Hygiene certificate

If this sounds like what you’d love to be doing, we can’t wait to hear from you. If you’re not sure that you exactly fit the above criteria please get in touch.

  • An estimated salary between £40-45k

  • 40 hours a week

  • A chance to make a meaningful contribution to the performance of the world’s elite talent

  • And much more!

To apply please submit a CV and cover letter about why you are interested in the role to

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with a closing date of: Monday 2nd August

At INTRA, we are committed to building a progressive and diverse consultancy and welcome expressions of interest from ethnically diverse backgrounds or with a disability.


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