Chef Manager - Spennymoor

Job Description

Chef Manager - Spennymoor

Up to £28,080 per annum (DOE)

Monday - Friday 7am - 3pm

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

Personality behind every plate  
Dine provides tailored food services to 140 clients in the business and industry sector. With over two decades of industry experience, we pride ourselves on offering a personalised approach to our clients, whilst delivering outstanding service. Our passion lies in creating great-tasting menus, promoting sustainability, and proudly working with local suppliers and communities. That's why our menus feature only locally sourced, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients with a target of reaching Climate 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, Hospitality and Retail. 
  • Leading the onsite catering team of 4.
  • 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:
  • 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 andpreferred rates on salary finance products
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annualhealthcare check 
  • Medicash - Discounted health cashplan providing cash back on a range of medical treatments including Dental,Optical and Consultant appointments for you and your family.  
  • Pension scheme and LifeAssurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • Sharebuy Scheme 
  • Recognition awards including Be aStar peer recognition and Long Service Awards
  • Employee networks created and ledby employees for employees 
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeingsite (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 & developmentand career pathways
About UsAs part of Compass you'll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK's biggest businesses.Job Reference: com/2202/99849001/52624164/SUCompass 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!