Chef Manager

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£27,500 - £28,500
24 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Ms Lucy Nicholls
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Part Time

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the quality of life of our customers. We currently have an opportunity for an engaging Chef Manager, with excellent communication skills to lead the catering operation for LVS Hassocks. LVS Hassocks is a specialist day and residential school for young people with learning difficulties.

The role will suit experienced Chef Managers with excellent communication skills and enjoy investing time in enhancing customer experience and meeting the needs of students so that they can thrive in their learning environment.


Main responsibilities
  • Lead the delivery and production of quality food and service for students at the school, giving focus to customer experience and dietary requirements
  • Manage a dedicated team to ensure a high quality service is delivered, providing coaching and training when required.
  • Develop a food offering to ensure it consistently meets the needs of our customer
  • Manage all aspects of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene
  • Ensure financial documentation, costings and accountancy of the unit (and those from suppliers) is accurate and within agreed budgeted levels
Ideal candidate
  • Previous experience as a Chef Manager, with a dedicated focus on customer experience and welfare
  • Flexible approach to working to meet the needs of the operation
  • Excellent communication skills, resilience and patience
  • Experience of managing a team to deliver service excellent
  • Industry acumen and knowledge of external catering developments and innovations
  • Personal innovation and passion for quality food
  • Experience working in a standards/compliance environment


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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