Unit Manager - Knighton House School

Blandford Forum
Up to £26k dependant on experience
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Chef Manager to be responsible for all aspects of managing the high level of delivery at Knighton House School. 

 Ambitious and commercially aware, with the presence and personality to influence the day-to-day business, you'll maximise the performance of your team. Leading by example and setting high standards, you'll enhance sales and provide our customers with great service. You will build a good relationship with the client your team and students.

Package description

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative food offers delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great service comes from offering great food made from quality ingredients delivered with exceptional customer service. Our teams use seasonal produce, adding creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

Main responsibilities
  • Managing  your experienced and motivated team
  • Catering for the students all from fresh high quality products
  • Responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Fully responsible for all the H&S and F&H regulations
  • Responsible for the front and back of house
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client and students
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • City and Guilds 706/3 / NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation  would be to your advantage
  • Must be a real "Foodie"
  • Supervisory experience in similar environment
  • 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
About the company

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.

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