Catering Manager - Canary Wharf

East London
Up to £28,000
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Job Function
Food & Beverage
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Catering Manager to join one of our most prestigious contracts. If you are looking to work in a busy, fast paced catering environment, with lots of challenge and innovation, as well as managing a small team  of 8 - we want to hear from you!

Package description

up to £28,000

Monday - Friday only!

Lots of progression and development opportunities!

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent.  That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers.  For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management.  For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you.  So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record – there is a development plan for you.  If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.

Main responsibilities

Day to day, you will be managing and developing a team of 8 front of house staff within the busy catering restaurant and across the coffee bars (Starbucks and Hej). Turnover is approximately £1million so you need to be confident with reviewing a P&L and increasing sales and revenue within this commercial area.

It is important that you have a positive approach to all requests, and constantly look for the next big thing on the catering market so that we are always one step ahead of our competitors. 

Ideal candidate
  • Previous restaurant/employee dining management experience within contract catering desirable
  • Passion for retail and latest street food concepts
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and hands on approach
  • Shows drive, tenacity and resilience to get things done
  • Ability to demonstrate great organisational skills in a high volume and demanding environment
  • Strong management, development and HR skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to set high standards
About the company

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.

At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - 'Bringing people together with brilliant food, brilliant service and brilliant associates'

Our inspirational food is alive with flavour and nutrition, sourced in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our customers, communities and the environment and we match this with the excellent service of our brilliant associates.


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