Executive Head Chef - Swindon

Location
Swindon
Salary
Up to £38,000
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Ref
compass/TP/32/41655/EN
Contact
Mr Edward Nesbitt
Job Function
Executive Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Executive Head Chef 

Swindon

Up to £38,000

Eurest, part of Compass Group, is the market leader in the provision of food and support services to business and industry providing nearly 1,500 organisations, including 80 of the FTSE 100, with staff restaurants, delis, cafe bars, shops and a wide range of facilities management services.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Executive Head Chef to join our catering team at this prestigious conference and event venue, based on the edge of the Cotswolds.

We are looking for someone that can help drive our food offer forward working alongside the General Manager.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

Main responsibilities
  • The Executive Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Taking responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approach
  • Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
  • The Executive Chef will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.
Ideal candidate
  • Excellent and Innovative culinary and presentation skills
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Energetic with a passion to do a great job
  • Able to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
  • A forward-thinker who can prevent wastage
  • Demonstrates a passion for food
  • Team Player
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Numerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial drivers
  • A clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costing, including control.
About the company

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.