Chef Manager - West Hall, West Byfleet, Surrey

Anchor Trust
West Byfleet, Surrey
Competitive, sociable working hours including working alternate weekends
15 Nov 2017
13 Dec 2017
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Chef Manager

A unique opportunity has become available for a Chef Manager at West Hall in West Byfleet, Surrey is Anchor’s flagship care home.

The beautifully restored dining hall in the Manor House offers a delightful dining experience for everyone. Featuring a vaulted ceiling with exposed wooden beams and a stained glass archway, our bistro is fully licensed and ideal for get-togethers with other residents and guests.

The Redwood Suite

For bespoke dining in a traditional setting at West Hall, the private Redwood Suite is an intimate dining room available for hire for birthday parties and family celebrations.

Contracted Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Shift pattern: Alternate weekends

Salary: Competitive

Reporting into the Home Manager, you will be:

Working social hours managing a dedicated catering team offering the very best in quality of food, customer service and a resident dining experience. 

Required knowledge & experience:

We are ideally looking for an existing Chef Manager with a recognised catering qualification or a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a kitchen environment in a management capacity.

You will also have a real passion for working with older people, cooking with fresh ingredients and have experience of managing a kitchen team.

A level 3 food hygiene certificate is desirable but not essential as we offer excellent training

Basic knowledge of dietary requirements for older people and the impact of food types on medication

Health & safety procedures including control of substances harmful to health (COSHH) and food safety standards.

Required skills:

Experience of managing a kitchen team

Innovative ways of presenting food on a plate

Involvement with designing menus and recipes

Customer service

Passion in cooking using fresh ingredients

Flexible and able to work as part of a team and individually

A keen interest in working with elderly people

Experience of working towards a budget when ordering stock

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not recognise speculative CVs, should you submit a speculative CV we will assume the candidate as our own.

Location: West Hall, West Byfleet Surrey KT14 6EY

To apply, please send an up to date CV to:

Please note the application closing date may change if we receive a high volume of application