Assistant Catering Manager

Location
SE London
Salary
25000 to 30000
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Ref
compass/TP/33/36547/asC
Contact
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a great opportunity for an  experienced assistant  catering  manager to support the general manager in one of our high profile contracts in SE London.  We provide the daily catering for our client, as well overseeing various functions and events.  This could include sit down meals, buffets, finger buffets or reception drinks etc. as well as overseeing the day to day management of the restaurant on site.

  The ideal assistant catering manager must have hospitality and events experience, catering for large events. You will be part of a team that supports high quality service and an outstanding food offer to the employees on site and their staff. You should share our passion for delivering the best service and exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis.

If you have experience working within high profile establishments e.g. hotels or events then contact me today

Package description

40 Hours per Week, working 5 days out of 7

No split shift,  but will need to work evenings when required

Between £25k - £30k  depending on experience

Great holiday package

Free car parking

Meals on duty

Will need 5 years checkable references

Plenty of opportunity to progress within the company

Main responsibilities
  • Assist in managing  a team of up to 20 staff to deliver an excellent catering service with great customer service skills and quality food
  • To assist the general manager and bar manager on site
  • Will be overseeing the restaurant and various functions
  • Fully responsible for all H&S and F&H regulations
  • Working closely with the conference team with catering and room booking
  • Develop the existing team's knowledge and skills.
  • Assist in the smooth running of all events and functions
Ideal candidate
  • Experience in managing corporate hospitality and fine dining functions ideally within  a hotel or sport and leisure venues.
  • Good level of conferencing background
  • It would be to your advantage to have your own transport
  • Experience working within a high volume establishment
  • Passion for high quality food and innovative concepts
  • Eye for detail, work well under pressure and very organised
  • Track record of staff development including training and motivating staff