General Manager - Milton Keynes

Job Description

General Manager - Milton KeynesUp to £32,000 per annum (DOE)Monday to Thursday only! 
 We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced General Manager with strong people management to join our team based in Milton Keynes. 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, flavorful & planet-positive cateringAt Eurest, we are the experts in workplace catering, operating in over 700 workspaces every day. We know that fueling 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, vending, Coffee Shop, Retail and hospitality.
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 (as agreed)
  • Action plans are completed following client satisfaction surveys
  • Ensure all client hospitality is delivered to the correct standard and look to up sell to increase revenue
  • Ensure all company promotions are correctly implemented (where applicable)
  • Ensure all products are correctly priced
  • 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
  • Implement all relevant HSE procedures within the unit and review them as appropriate.
  • 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 background essential
  • Previous Catering management experience desirable
  • Passionate about working in a food service environment 
  • Great eye for detail
  • Good communication skills and able to work positively with others as part of a team 
  • Friendly, helpful & polite 
  • Good mentoring skills
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:
  • 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

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!