Head Chef - Asda

  • Job Reference: com/0305/97488001/52617318/R/B
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2024
  • Employer: Eurest
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £14.50 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

We're currently recruiting an ambitious Head Chef to help us create exceptional food experiences for Eurest on a part time basis, contracted to 34 hours per week.

As a Head Chef, you will be responsible for creating an outstanding culinary experience. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

Could you bring your spark to Eurest? Here's what you need to know before applying for a Head Chef position with Compass Group UK&I.

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:

  • Free meals
  • Onsite free car parking
  • 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

Here's an idea of what your shift pattern will be:

  • Mon: Full-time (Days)
  • Tues: Full-time (Days)
  • Weds: Full-time (Days)
  • Thurs: Full-time (Days)
  • Fri:
  • Sat:
  • Sun:

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Identifying opportunities to improve our food service
  • Creating a positive kitchen environment where your team feel welcomed and supported
  • Delivering our tasty food concepts to our customers
  • Representing Compass Group UK&I and maintaining a positive brand image
  • Ordering food, looking after stock control and controlling food waste
  • Overseeing kitchen cleaning responsibilities to maintain hygiene standards
  • Managing budgets and successfully meeting financial targets
  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations

Our ideal Head Chef will:

  • Hold a City & Guilds 706/1 & 2 or NVQ equivalent
  • Create a positive work environment where the whole team can thrive
  • Be a brilliant communicator and easily build relationships
  • Have experience in a similar Head Chef role
  • Strive for excellence in an enthusiastic and motivated manner
  • Take initiative and make decisions that are right for our customers
  • Have a desire to succeed in your role
  • Possess the ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrate exceptional timekeeping and reliability
  • Have a safety-first mind set
  • Passionate about food

We connect workplaces to mindful, flavourful &planet-positive catering

At Eurest, we are the experts in workplace catering, operating in over 700workspaces every day. We know that fuelling 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.

We?re people-powered at Eurest

It?s an understatement to say that we?re passionate about what we do, which is why we?re committed to attracting the best and brightest people to join us - could that be you? Find out what makes joining Eurest so exciting

Job Reference: com/0305/97488001/52617318/R/BU

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!