Chef Manager

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Up to £25k depending on experience
Posted
25 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
compass/TP/301050/54325/CP
Contact
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an amazing opportunity for a Chef Manager to join our team at Cargilfield Prep School in Edinburgh. This is a day and independent school.

As the Chef Manager you will have a passion for food and have excellent culinary skills. The Chef Manager will have the assistance c6 staff and including Head Chef. You will be catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner all from the highest quality products. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

Package description
  • Up to £25k term time only!     
  • Free car parking
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free uniforms
Main responsibilities
  • As Chef Manager you will manage a team of 6 to deliver an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer service
  • Cater for c300 students
  • Responsible for managing the delivery of food innovation within the school
  • You will ensure compliance with all statutory requirements
  • Effective control of costs
  • Introduction of new ideas to drive the service forward
  • Develop the existing teams’ knowledge and skills.
Ideal candidate
  • Passionate about catering and service delivery
  • Excellent craft skills
  • Knowledge of food preparation and standards required
  • A strong leader, with bags of enthusiasm
  • Management experience within a similar environment
  • Experience of management of catering services is essential
  • An adaptable individual who can communicate at all levels from pupils to clients
  • Very organised and enjoys working in a very busy environment
  • Sound knowledge of legislative standards
  • Computer literacy
  • Financial and commercial acumen
About the company

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative menus delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great food comes from great ingredients. Our Chefs use seasonal produce, adding their own individual creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

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