Chef Manager - Leominster

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/517601/67303/CP
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Leominster
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £27k - term time only!
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chef Manager to lead a team that supports high quality education by providing outstanding food and customer service to the pupils and staff at the Independent Lucton School based in Leominster. 

You should share our passion for delivering the best service and exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis - It all starts with enjoyment - great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward to and really love!

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

Job Description
  • £27K per annum depending on experience, working only 44 weeks per year!
  • The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
  • Discounts at various high street stores
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 c350 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.
The 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 Independents, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. You will be part of a team that supports high-quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and school staff.

Whether it be producing great food for pupils and staff or being involved in creating great hospitality events our teams have a passion for preparing food using fresh quality ingredients. Our belief is that it all starts with great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward to and really enjoy.

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.