Chef Manager

Ferryhill, Durnham
15000 - 17000 including 10 weeks holiday
07 Dec 2017
04 Jan 2018
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We have great opportunity for a Chef Manager to join our team in one of our education sites in Ferryhill College.  Ferryhill Business And Enterprise College is a comprehensive school located in Ferryhill, County Durham. The school specialises in Business and Enterprise.

We are seeking a chef manager who has a passion for food and has excellent culinary skills, wants to make a difference and gets enjoyment out of cooking good food and lightening up someone’s lunch break, and who enjoys working with children.

It would be to your advantage if you have experience working in a busy site and enjoy working with children. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

Package description

You will be working for the largest contract catering company in the world, within the education sector

Up to £17k  per annum depending on experience 35  hours per week,

Mon - Fri, Term time, therefore you will have up to  11 weeks holiday.

Free uniforms, free car parking and meals on duty

Opportunity to join the Compass pension and share scheme

To increase your income you can join resource network within Compass where you can work in the Summer holidays, free car parking, meals on duty, uniforms supplied and many more company benefits

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Main responsibilities
  • Managing a  motivated and experienced team
  • Catering for breakfast, midmorning break and lunch
  • All food is cooked from fresh
  • Responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate

The ideal Chef Manager will have:

  • City and Guilds 706/3 / NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation /
  • Supervisory experience in similar environment
  • Good understanding of P&L accounts
  • Sound knowledge of Hygiene, Health and Safety
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • A 'Can do' attitude