Chef Manager

up to £25000 plus up to 10 weeks holiday
31 Jan 2018
28 Feb 2018
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Tired of working weekends, late nights and want more holidays to enjoy a family life?  Then this could be for you. We have great opportunity for a Chef Manager to join our team in one of our education sites, in Stanmore, Middlesex

We are seeking a chef manager who has a passion for food and has excellent culinary skills, who has experience working in a busy environment. You will be managing a motivated and experienced team of 7  cooking food for the pupils and staff. 

The ideal candidate will be excited about cooking delicious, daily meals for up to 1200  children who are currently attending this rapidly growing school.  The ideal person will be a key member of the friendly and supportive school team and will be providing a service that is integral to the happiness and well-being of the children.  The school is looking for a creative and vibrant person who is passionate about interacting with children and supporting their love and enjoyment  of food and healthy eating.  If you want to make a difference to every pupil every day, you will enjoy working at Bentley Wood High.

Package description

You will be working for the largest contract catering company in the world

Mon - Fri, 7am - 3pm, 40  hours per week

Up £25000 per annum

including 10 - 12  weeks holiday, weekends off, no late nights

Meals on duty

Free car parking

Uniforms supplied

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

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.

Main responsibilities
  • Managing a team of 7 staff
  • Catering for midmorning break and lunch
  • You will also be overseeing a pizza pasta bar and Natchos bar
  • All food is cooked from fresh
  • Responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Good team player
  • Able to motivate staff and be a strong leader
  • Be passionate about food
  • Thrives in a very busy environment
  • Wants to be part of a growing school
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Love to work with children
  • Strong financial awareness of the business
  • Be passionate about food and always working to very high standards

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