Chef Manager

17000 - 22000 term time
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Tired of working weekends and nights, want more time with your family, then this could be for you!

We have great opportunity for a Chef Manager to join one of our new contract wins at Howden School, Howden

We are seeking a chef manager who has a passion for food and has excellent culinary skills, wants to make a difference and gets enjoyment out of cooking good food and lightening up someone’s lunch break, and who enjoys working with children. The chef manager will be catering for the students and teachers, with the assistance of 6 experienced and motivated  staff.

It would be to your advantage if you have experience working within an education or BI unit. Must have catered for high numbers.  If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you

Package description

You will be working for the largest contract catering company in the world, where there is always opportunity for progression.

Mon - Fri, 7am - 3pm, 37.5  hours per week

Up to £18k per annum

Between 10 - 12

weeks holiday

Meals on duty

Free car parking

Uniforms supplied

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Main responsibilities
  • Managing a team of 6 staff
  • Catering breakfast and lunch
  • All food is cooked from fresh, and catering for up to 300 per day
  • Responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Good team player
  • Experience in cooking for large numbers
  • Able to motivate staff and be a strong leader
  • Be passionate about food
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Love to work with children
  • Strong financial awareness of the business
  • Be passionate about food and always working to very high standards