Executive Chef

  • Job Reference: com/0407/96112001/52642203/R/B
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Employer: Compass Group
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Earl'S Court
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Spice up your next career move!

An exciting opportunity exists to join Compass Group UK and I Healthcare team supporting in the growth and development of our Private Healthcare Operation, the chance to make a meaningful impact.

Location: Earl's Court, London
Salary: £60,000 PA
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Are you a culinary visionary with a passion for creating exceptional dining experiences? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can lead a talented team and make a difference in the lives of others? If so, Compass Group UK & Ireland invites you to apply for the role of Executive Chef.

About Us:
Compass Group UK & Ireland is the leading provider of contract catering and support services, committed to delivering the highest standards in hospitality and service. We embody dedication to excellence, offering a premium dining experience that enhances the quality of life for our patients

Your Role:
As the Executive Chef, you will be the culinary leader of our  Operation, responsible for:
  • Menu Development: Designing innovative, nutritious, and appetizing menus that cater to the diverse dietary needs and preferences of our residents.
  • Team Leadership: Inspiring, training, and managing a team of culinary professionals to deliver exceptional food quality and service.
  • Operational Excellence: Overseeing kitchen operations to ensure efficiency, cost control, and compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Resident Engagement: Interacting with residents to gather feedback and continuously improve the dining experience.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute a seasonal menu that aligns with Patients tastes and dietary requirements.
  • Lead by example, fostering a culture of teamwork, creativity, and excellence in the kitchen.
  • Manage inventory, procurement, and budget to maximize efficiency and minimize waste.
  • Ensure all culinary activities comply with Compass Group's health, safety, and hygiene standards.
  • Collaborate with the management team to deliver exceptional dining experiences and special events.
  • Maintain a strong focus on sustainability and the use of local, fresh ingredients.
Qualifications:
  • Proven experience as an Executive Chef or Head Chef within Healthcare Environments is desirable
  • Be passionate about great-tasting food and exceptional customer service
  • Hold a City & Guilds 706/1 & 2 or NVQ equivalent
  • Have experience supervising a team with strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and develop a team.
  • Hold a Food Hygiene certificate
  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Excellent culinary skills and a passion for innovative, nutritious cuisine
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management abilities.
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:
  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Free meals
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes