Chef manager

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Location
Kendal, Cumbria
Salary
£23,463
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
14 Jun 2017
Ref
NB/KENDAL
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a strong, commercially minded Chef manager with excellent knowledge of fresh food production and the health and social care sector. Working under the guidance the role will be ideal for someone who wants to develop their career in this fast growing business sector.

Chef Manager Role Purpose:

  • Ensure succinct provision of a full service to Care, Social Care sites as part of the Caterplus brand.
  • Managing staff.
  • Controlling a tight budget.
  • Attending training courses, as required
  • Stock auditing.
  • Ordering and inducting new staff.
  • Ensure engagement with clients, customers and residents where appropriate.
  • Ensure support provided to care facilities as there will be a requirement to support some evening and weekend activities.

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed:

  • Individual will need to be fully qualified 706/2 or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in the Health and Social Care Sector is essential.  
  • Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste.
  • You will also be IT proficient.
  • You must be a self-motivated individual who works well unsupervised.
  • You must have excellent people management skills and be able to motivate your team.
  • Understand nutritional guidelines.
  • Be proactive and ensure innovation through team and service.
  • You must be an excellent communicator and in order to build relationships with customers and clients alike.
  • Demonstrates confidence with a ‘Can do’ attitude.

Why is it great to work for US?

  • Competitive salary package
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Recognition reward and awards
  • Long Service awards
  • Fantastic Career Development opportunities
  • Annual Salon Culinaire
  • Access to Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Access to a Save as you Earn Scheme

The ideal Chef Manager candidate will have a proven track record of craft excellence and extensive knowledge of Catering Provision and monitoring.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check the cost of which will be borne by the company. Immediate start available.