Chef Manager - Peckham, London (Term time only)

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/804572/73650
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Peckham, London
  • Salary: £16,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £16,000 per annum - hours 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 which provides outstanding food and customer service to the pupils and staff at Harris Primary Academy based in Peckham Park, London. 

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
  • £16,000 per annum working term time only
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:
  • As Chef Manager you will manage the delivery of an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer service provided by your team
  • You'll cater for 320 children plus the staff.
  • You will be responsible for managing the delivery of food innovation within the school
  • You will ensure compliance with all statutory requirements and effectively control costs
  • You'll always be looking at ways to introduce new ideas to drive the service forward.
Who you are:
  • Passionate about catering and service delivery
  • 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
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.