Kitchen Manager - Maternity Cover

Newham, London
£32,000k pa
18 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Ms Ava Drzazgowski
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Part Time

We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. Just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s No.1 catering and support services provider.

ESS has been a market leader in the Defence and Government Services sectors for over 40 years. As well as providing quality catering, retail and leisure services, we offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including: hotel, cleaning, waste management, security, event support and reception services

We have an opportunity for a talented Kitchen Manager to come and join our team at Newham Council

Main responsibilities

You will be responsible for managing both the Newham Council site as well as Atherton Leisure Centre. Motivating a talented team of 20, to deliver a best in class service to our clients and consumers.

Operational management of the FOH and BOH, for both sites, full P&L accountability, maintaining GP margins. Developing talent succession plans.

Ideal candidate

We are expecting applications from candidates with proven operational management experience within a contract catering environment with sound knowledge of procedural and legislative frameworks, sound financial acumen and experienced in managing budgets and growing sales.

Candidates will need to hold Level 3 Food Safety and Health and Safety qualification or equivalent

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in:

  • Managing teams to deliver innovative, high quality food and beverage offers that compete with the high street
  • Delivering customer service standards that match or exceed best in class on the high street
  • Being obsessive about providing great customer service and food in both the café and hospitality environment