Catering Manager

Kingston upon Thames
Up to £33000 per annum
02 Jan 2018
15 Jan 2018
Ryan Cantrill
Job Function
Food & Beverage
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Catering Manager who would love to work in a very prestigious venue based in South West London? Your role will be to lead a small team in an exciting business. Working in the Kingston Upon Thames area your team will consist of 2 chefs who are extremely experienced in this venue. There is also several general assistants who help with the preparation for every meal along with the service. The site is a seven day a week operation serving three meals a day, breakfast, lunch and an early evening meal. You will be catering for 65 - 100 people per day. As the Catering Manager your hours will be typically 9/10am - 6pm and no late evenings. The kitchen is a great size and has quality equipment. If you drive, there is free parking provided by the venue.

We are looking to recruit a Catering Manager, who ideally works in the 24/7 catering sector or has a hotel style background, as looking after the guests and their needs is a priority. Although this is mainly a front of house role you will also be required to go into the kitchen when needed. Assisting and leading the chefs in the kitchen will be required so great cooking skills are essential, which would be to a head chef level.

As the Catering Manager you will need to be well presented and polite with a real passion for food and people, who also wants to deliver the best to achieve the company's high standards. You will need to be a great leader and manage your team to success.

This is a great opportunity for a Catering Manager to progress within a well-regarded growing company and to work closely with and report into the senior management of the business.

Key points for this role:

  • Hotel or similar style background
  • A genuine passion for food and people
  • Outgoing and engaging personality
  • Ability to lead a small team
  • Experienced at managing a P&L
  • Competent at ordering, stock taking, health & safety, risk assessment etc.
  • Capable of catering for 65-100 pax
  • Able to be hands-on in the kitchen
  • Not fazed by fairly demanding customers who seek a high level of customer service

Benefits included

  • Competitive salary
  • Free Parking
  • Day shifts only
  • Opportunity to progress within a growing company

Providing you are able to meet the criteria and have the skills and experience to apply, please email your CV to me today.

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