Chef Manager

Expiring today

£25,000 - £28,000
23 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Ms Katherine Bell
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chef Manager to join our team based at one of our corporate contracts in Swindon.

You will take accountability for managing the provision of the catering service in line with the contracted specification and ensure that all food safety and health and safety legislation is adhered to.


Main responsibilities
  • Organise and lead the preparation and presentation of all meal services at the required times and to the required high standard.
  • Ensure that all food is prepared with due care and attention, particularly in regard to customers’ special dietary requirements: for example, nut, dairy or wheat allergies.
  • Organise any special function as required, some of which may occur outside of normal working hours
  • Manage menu planning, rotas, orders, and receiving, checking and storing deliveries as requested. Complete the menu purchase planner and recipe cards for all main meals.
  • Constant site monitoring, ensuring the service is running efficiently, on budget and as per contract
Ideal candidate
  • Previous experience of catering management
  • Ability to develop increasing individual effectiveness through leadership, motivation, communication, coaching and training
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Financially astute and experienced in managing budgets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to  communicate effectively with customers, clients, and staff at all levels
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.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


food, chef, catering