Head Chef

  • Job Reference: com/99455001/52457223/SU
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £30,000 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £30,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Chef Manager

£30,000 per annum 

5 over 7 working pattern, predominantly Monday - Friday - occasional weekends

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chef Manager to support the Contract Manager at one of our accounts based in Reading. The ideal Chef Manager must have experience of leading a team, and be passionate for the love of offering good food and excellent customer service with the assistance of a motivated team.

Have you got the passion, drive, experience, flexibility, eye for detail, working to very high standards, the ability to reach results? If this sounds like you, we would love to have you on our team.

More about the role:

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the onsite catering team, and supporting the Contract Manager with off site events
  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of the kitchen and surrounding areas
  • Ensuring the correct use of all machinery and equipment
  • Representing ESS and maintaining a positive brand image
  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations
Who you are:

Our Ideal Candidate: 

  • Excellent culinary skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Energetic with a passion to do a great job
  • Able to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
  • A forward-thinker who can prevent wastage
  • Demonstrates a passion for food
  • Team Player
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Numerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial drivers
  • A clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costing
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!

ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, is the defence, government, offshore and remote business sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. It provides food and support services to major companies and organisations operating in remote sites, defence, central and local government departments, police, prisons & offshore sectors.

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

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.