Junior Development Chef - Suitable for CDP level

Up to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Ms Ava Drzazgowski
Job Function
Chef de partie
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Development Chef to work within the central development team to create new exciting concepts. This role is an excellent opportunity for chefs of CDP level looking to step into food development. Development experience not essential, like all training, will be given on the job. They will be required to cost menus on excel so must computer literate, write recipes, cook these off & assist with presentations.

Package description
  • Up to £25,000 dependent on experience
  • 40 hours per week Monday-Friday
  • The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
  • Up to 10% discount in various high street stores as well as travel etc. 
Main responsibilities
  • Responsible for completing food development briefs from start to finish for all sectors of Compass
  • Developing core concepts, street food pop-ups, grab & go in-house café ranges
  • Working for the Central Chef team to ensure all food service and client requests are dealt with efficiently and with excellent customer service
  • Maintaining and supporting the delivery of all company Health, Safety, Food Hygiene and COSHH regulations
Ideal candidate
  • Experience in a similar catering environment
  • Food Hygiene Certificate – Level 4
  • Driven to deliver high standards and quality
  • Awareness of current and moving food trends
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • City & Guilds 706/1 or NVQ level 2
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Passionate about food
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • An understanding of public health and nutrition
About the company

Compass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services on our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

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