Chef Manager

11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Ms Lucy Nicholls
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Part Time

We are looking to recruit a food focussed, “hands on” Chef Manager to lead the catering a team for an Independent boarding school in Central London. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a popular school and manage a great team to support the development of growth of the business.


Main responsibilities
  • Efficient management of the daily student catering services, including breakfast, lunch and supper across a year round 7 day operation.
  • Manage the delivery of a small hospitality service
  • Effectively develop and engage a catering team of 7 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 similar Head Chef or Chef Manager role
  • Flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the business
  • Experience of managing a team within a catering environment
  • Good financial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for delivering great food and service
  • Knowledge of 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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