Chef Manager - Education Catering

£28000 - £30000 per annum
15 Nov 2017
13 Dec 2017
Claire Philpott
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Chef Manager - Education Catering

Up to £30k

Our client is an independent contract catering company that has national coverage. They are very focused on fresh food and provide bespoke catering offers to a wide client base across the education and B&I sectors.

This is an opportunity for an experienced Chef Manager to join this well-established school contract. You will have a strong influence on the daily, weekly and seasonal menus. The role is based in the Telford area.

We are looking to recruit a Chef Manager, who ideally currently works in the contract catering sector. We are looking for someone with a real passion for what is current in today's contract catering sector. You must be a good communicator as there will be regular contact with the client on site where there will be a confidence in driving innovative menus.

Responsibilities of role:

* Primarily a 'hands on' position preparing food using seasonal, fresh ingredients and working within the financial parameters of the contract. Based in a Secondary School you will cater for around 1300 pupils with a 3 outlet facility.
* Provide and maintain an efficient service under all areas of your control, following company values, policies and procedures
* Implement and maintain statutory and company standards of hygiene, food safety and health & safety
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships both with company individuals and client personnel at all levels
* Oversee services and manage a team of 10 to ensure service excellence at all times

Our ideal candidate will:

* Be a real 'foodie' with passion and enthusiasm for fresh food and great service
* Knowledge and experience of working within a residential conferencing kitchen is an advantage.
* Knowledge of special diets and ability to be innovative in meetings different dietary needs
* Be driven by excellence and attention to detail
* Be both creative and innovative demonstrating up to date with current trends
* Be naturally outgoing and energetic with an ability to train and inspire
* Be financially astute and an ability to work within targets
* Demonstrate confidence with a 'Can do' attitude
* Have a passion to continually drive sales via seeking customer feedback and introducing new initiatives
* Be working in Contract Catering already looking for the next career step or in a similar environment

If you feel that the above-mentioned details meet your skills and experience and the role is of interest to you, please send over your up to date CV in a Word document.

Only those applicants with suitable skill sets will be contacted.

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