Regional Exceutive Chef - East of England

Location
East of England
Salary
Up to £45,000
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Oct 2018
Ref
compass/TP/16802/44528/EN
Contact
Mr Edward Nesbitt
Job Function
Executive Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Regional Executive Chef - East of England

Up to £45,000

ESS Support Services Worldwide is the defence, offshore and remote business sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. It provides food and support services to major companies and organisations operating in defence, offshore and remote sites. It currently employs in excess of 30,000 employees in over 45 countries, with around 10,000 of those based in the UK.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Executive Chef, responsible for providing culinary support in our defence business in the East of England to 20 sites. This support will include delivering special events, training of culinary teams, monitoring and maintenance of culinary standards, monitoring compliance with Compass procedures and systems, retention presentations and support for client functions.

Main responsibilities
  • 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
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
  • To implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets
  • Management of the Chef brigade
  • Ordering and stock-taking
Ideal candidate
  • Professional Cookery Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Passion for great food and excellent service delivery
  • Ability to demonstrate outstanding culinary skills
  • Ability to motivate and develop all levels of chefs
  • Experience in training culinary skills
  • Ability to deliver presentations to all levels confidently and accurately
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
  • Financially astute with regards to food costings and margin management
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate information
  • Experience of using process and planning to deliver consistent results to expectations
  • Ability to work on own initiative but within a frameworks
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications including; Word, Excel and PowerPoint
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.