Deputy Catering Manager - Durham

  • Job Reference: compass/A08101/52452177/BU
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Durham
  • Salary: £31,530
  • Bonus/Benefits: £31,530 per annum
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Deputy Catering Manager within an Independent School in Durham. Working closely with the Head Chef  and reporting into the General Manager you will ensure our client receives excellent customer service and a nutritional food offering..

You will organise and supervise the unit in accordance with and to the standards required by Compass Group UK & Ireland, the contract specification and statutory Regulations. To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the unit under their control providing a quality service. Responsible for the preparation, cooking and service of food to agreed standards and specification. To ensure the efficient and economic use is made of all resources, including stock, team members and company assets.

What we'll give:
  • £31,530 per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

Working with a close knit team in this Independent School who offer Breakfast Lunch and Dinner to both day pupils circa 200 and circa 100 boarders in this craft based role you will lead a team of chefs and customer service assistants.

This school also has a large number of events including weddings and conferences. 

The role is on a 5/7 basis and the catering offering is 52 weeks per year.

There is real opportunity to grow in this role and enhance your skills. 

Who you are:

We are looking for a candidate with the following skillset:


  • Good Chef skills an advantage
  • Good knowledge and experience of working with food
  • People Management
  • Communication
  • Results Orientation
  • Holding others accountable
  • Understanding Customers


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!

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.

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

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.