Catering General Manager (Catering/Hospitality)

£35,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Ms Lucy Nicholls
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Part Time

This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your catering career in a prestigious environment. As Catering General Manager, you will manage the delivery of catering services and build long term client relationships at a high profile independent school. This is a prestigious contract and will therefore provide the opportunity to showcase your leadership skills and develop within a growing business.


Main responsibilities
  • Efficient management of a boarding school catering operation, providing food services across breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to 500 students as a 7 day operation.
  • Management of a hospitality operation including some events
  • Effectively lead, motivate and develop a team of 14 to deliver an outstanding service to client, customers and students.
  • Control and monitor the financial performance of the unit and to maintain costs within pre-budgeted targets.
  • Ensure all food is prepared fresh and to a high standard as per service level agreement, Company policy and current legislation.
  • Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with individuals at all levels within the Company and the Client organisation.
  • Implement and maintain the Statutory and Company standards of hygiene, health and safety and take any action as is necessary.
Ideal candidate
  • Previous experience in a catering management role, ideally within a school, hotel or equivalent environment
  • “Hands on” experience of managing and motivating a team within a catering environment, with high expectation of service standards
  • Confidence to lead and engage teams
  • Good financial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for delivering great food and service
  • Strong adherence to Food Hygiene and Health & Safety


About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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