Catering Manager - Donington Park Motor Racing Circuit

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Location
Castle Donington, Derby
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2018
Closes
02 Feb 2018
Sector
Event Jobs
Job Function
Restaurant Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Following MSV's acquisition of Donington Park motor racing circuit in Leicestershire, we are currently transforming the circuit with a multi-million pound programme of major improvements, including a brand new cafeteria-style restaurant, bar and coffee shop at the heart of the venue.

We are currently looking for an experienced Catering Manager to manage the brand new 300+ covers facility located in the hub of the action in the main paddock and pits area.

Role Requirements:

  • Extensive hands-on front and back of house experience in a high quality busy catering environment relevant to restaurant, bar and coffee shop facilities
  • Exceptionally high standards of service and food presentation
  • Experience in high volume operation
  • Ideally a personal licence holder (alcohol) but not essential
  • Creative flair to produce exciting, varied and tasty menus for the restaurant
  • Cook/supervise cooking according to event size
  • Staff recruitment and training
  • Good interpersonal and management skills to co-ordinate the kitchen and front of house teams
  • Fully conversant with food hygiene regulations, relevant Health and Safety legislation and have appropriate qualifications
  • Budgeting and basic accounting
  • Purchasing and stock control
  • Good computer skills covering email, Word and Excel
  • Previous Chef experience would be valuable


Due to the nature of the business, the successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to working hours, especially weekends and Bank Holidays, as these are our busiest times. They will also need to be a hands-on manager who is willing to operate at the forefront of service. 

Applicants should apply in writing, including completed application form, current CV, notice period and salary expectations, to:

Katie Platt
Group Human Resources Officer
Brands Hatch Circuit
Fawkham
Longfield
Kent DA3 8NG

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