Head Chef

Recruiter
Location
Taunton
Salary
£21,500
Posted
24 Aug 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Ref
SDX/TP/19/RF479705/LN
Contact
Ms Lucy Nicholls
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

We are looking to recruit a food focussed Head Chef, to lead the preparation and delivery of fresh food for a prestigious Independent School. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a prestigious school and develop within a growing business.

 

Main responsibilities
  • Efficient management of student catering services across breakfast, lunch and supper – catering for 70 to 350 students.
  • Manage the hospitality offering, which includes buffets and meetings
  • Effectively lead a small brigade 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 as a Head Chef, with excellent craft skills
  • Experience of managing a team within a catering environment
  • Good financial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for delivering fresh food and great 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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