Chef Manager

Guildford, Surrey
£35000 - 37000 + Bonus + benefits
23 Oct 2018
20 Nov 2018
VAC8500 – 2018 – CA7048GS
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company is an independent owned Care Home based in Guildford and is currently seeking a Chef Manager. The position is permanent.

Key Features of the Role:

  • As the Chef Manager you will have overall responsibility for the preparation, cooking, portioning and presentation of meals to standards and costings with minimal food waste.
  • Plan menus and setting to achieve and maintain budgeted food costs
  • Planning, organising and controlling the establishments operations to ensure that the food quality, presentation and services are provided to the appropriate standards set.
  • Understanding of requirements both operational and financial and to strive to exceed their expectations through a pro-active, responsible and committed approach.   
  • Ensure that the Company Personal and Food Hygiene Policy and procedures are applied continuously and that there are no breaches of Statutory or Local Authority regulations.
  • Carry out weekly stock take and food rotation procedures
  • This is a 7 day operation so you will typically work Monday to Friday but will need to cover some weekend working and have  days off in the week to have a 5 from 7  day working week
  • As this is a  relatively small operation there will be engagement with the residents

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Be an accomplished Catering / Chef Manager with previous care home catering experience within resident liaison experience
  • Have good knowledge of finances as you will be required to assist in Annual Budgets and then achieve and maintain the food costing accordance to the budget
  • Must be able to attain a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure or security clearance, cleared Bared List Check essential and compliance with safeguarding regulations.
  • COSHH/PPE knowledge
  • Have the confidence and skills to plan menus, order food and light equipment in accordance with the company’s purchasing policy
  • Able to demonstrate that you are a team player
  • A great leader, proven motivator and able to engage with residents.
  • Ideally practical experience supported by NQV levels 1 – 4
  • Proven craft and management skills

What’s on Offer?

•                  A basic salary between £35,000 - £37,000 per annum

•                  Bonus earning opportunity

•                  Excellent training and opportunities for career progression

•                  Employee Assistance Programme

•                  20 days paid holiday rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service plus 8 bank and public holidays

•                  40 hours a week, Monday – Friday , some weekend working

•                  Excellent pension scheme.

Applicants Please Note:

Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Catering Manager or Chef Manager within the Care Home Sector.

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