Chef Manager - Cheltenham

Job Description

Chef Manager - Cheltenham

Up to £30,276 per annum (DOE)

Monday - Friday 7am - 3.30pm 

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chef Manager based in Cheltenham.

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. 


You will be providing outstanding service to the staff and customers whilst guiding and motivating your team to be the best they can possibly be. As the Chef Manager, you need to be commercially aware, with the presence and personality to influence the day-to-day business, you'll maximise the performance of your team, leading by example and setting high standards,

You will enhance sales and provide our customers with great service. You will need to build an excellent relationship with the client making sure their needs as well as contractual needs are met to the highest.

More about the role 
  • Services: Breakfast, Lunch, Vending and Hospitality
  • Leading the onsite catering team of 5 with 400 customers on site.
  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of the modern kitchen and front of house environment
  • Ensuring the correct use of all kitchen machinery and equipment
  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations
  • Completing weekly bookwork and reports
  • Stock taking and ordering
About You:
  • Previous contract catering experience essential
  • Excellent culinary skills
  • Experienced Chef Manager in a similar role/ideally contract catering producing food and adhering to recipes and menu planning
  • Excellent communication & leadership skills, able to engage and motive others
  • Experience in managing client relationships
  • Quality and process driven with particular focus on delivering results
  • IT literate (Ms Office and emails)
  • Business management within a kitchen environment
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:
  • Meal provide while on duty
  • Free car parking
  • 28 days holiday inc. bank holidays (increasing by 3 days after 2 years service)
  • 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 
  • Share-buy 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
About Us

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 


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!