Chef Manager - Pontefract

Job Description

Chef Manager - PontefractUp to £33,000 per annum (DOE)Predominately Monday to Friday role however, flexibility is required on evenings and weekends due to the business operating 24 hours per day. 
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chef Manager to join our Eurest team at Next in Pontefract. 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.
We connect workplaces to mindful, flavourful & planet-positive cateringAt 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.
Services provided are breakfast, lunch, evening meal, nights service, hospitality and vending.
Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Understand and deliver all contractual terms
  • Communicate any on site client changes to line manager. 
  • 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 
About You
  • Previous culinary experience 
  • Previous management experience in a similar role including client management
  • 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 UsWe 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

  • Electric Car Charge Points

  • 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 

  • 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 EurestIt'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!