Assistant Chef Manager

Job Description

Assistant Chef Manager - Doncaster
- £28,350 Per Year + Compass Benefits
- Working 7:00 - 3:00pm during the week. 
- Bi Weekly weekend working - 7:00am - 6:30pm

We're recruiting an experienced Assistant Chef Manager who is passionate about exceptional food and world-class customer service, and who can confidently oversee all Compass Group UK&I catering and service operations for Eurest on a full time basis, contracted to 40 hours per week.


We connect workplaces to mindful, flavourful & planet-positive catering
At Eurest, we are the experts in workplace catering, operating in over 700 workspaces every day. We know that fuelling employees throughout the day can help to sharpen their thinking, nourish their bodies and minds and ultimately, motivate them to perform at their best. Our workplace food experiences are driven by our promise to live more sustainably and responsibly, working towards our goal of net zero by 2030.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Understand and deliver all contractual terms
  • Support your line manager in the effective liaison with the client to ensure the continual development of the partnership  
  • Communicate regularly with client
  • Action plans are completed following client satisfaction surveys
  • Ensure all company promotions are correctly implemented
  • Identify any additional opportunities and discuss with line manager
  • Analyse and effectively manage all in unit costs
  • Monitor and manage GP
  • Ensure cost and sales records are accurately inputted and maintained
  • All food wastage is recorded and minimised
  • Team are supported, trained, coached and develop
  • Labour turnover is monitored, and team is fully recruited
  • Produce and utilise succession plan
  • Implement all relevant HSE procedures within the unit and review them as appropriate.
  • Ensure that all HSE incidents are correctly reported and investigated with relevant reviews of work procedures.
  • Report HSE issues beyond your control to your line manager.
  • Ensure everyone is trained and adheres to all H&S and FS policies
  • Ensure all food prepared, cooked, and presented to the required standards and portion specifications 
  • Manage the processing of food orders, the receipt and storage of deliveries 
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all kitchens and surrounding working areas  
  • Ensure the correct use of all machinery and equipment 
  • Perform other general tasks to support effective food service delivery as reasonably requested 
  • Ensure the smoothing running of the unit in absence of the Chef Manager.
About You
  • Previous culinary experience 
  • Previous supervisor experience in a similar role
  • Passionate about working in a food service environment 
  • Good communication skills and able to work positively with others as part of a team 
  • Friendly, helpful & polite 
About Us
We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 28 days holiday inc. bank holidays
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check 
  • Medicash - Discounted health cash plan providing cash back on a range of medical treatments including Dental, Optical and Consultant appointments for you and your family.  
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • Sharebuy Scheme 
  • Recognition awards including Be a Star peer recognition and Long Service Awards
  • Employee networks created and led by employees for employees 
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work) 
  • Entertainment, Health &Wellbeing and Travel discounts
  • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15%at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Vodaphone discounts 
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
We're people-powered at Eurest
It's an understatement to say that we're passionate about what we do, which is why we're committed to attracting the best and brightest people to join us - could that be you? Find out what makes joining Eurest so exciting.

Job Reference: com/1906/41634001/52659668/BU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!