Hospitality Chef - Hampton School

Job Description

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
  • Free on-site gym
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Free onsite swimming pool access
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • 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
  • Working 5 out of 7 days

Overall Purpose of the Role
  • To create and deliver an exciting and innovative hospitality food menu, ranging from working lunches for the Headmaster to Open Day events for prospective pupils, parents and guardians.
  • The role holder will work alongside the Hospitality Manager and the client's event team in the planning, production and delivery of hospitality events. 
  • To form part of a talented and ambitious culinary team. 
  • To deliver great service in line within all Company policies, procedures and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute menus that reflect culinary trends and the preferences of our clients
  • Oversee all aspects of food preparation, ensuring that all dishes are prepared to the highest quality standards
  • Arrange and conduct tastings when required.
  • Supervise and train kitchen staff, providing guidance and support to ensure a smooth operation
  • Collaborate with the Hospitality Manager to create innovative culinary concepts and experiences
  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen, adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Continuously improve culinary techniques and stay updated with industry trends and developments
  • Produce allergen reports for all menus served.
Cost Management
  • Produce cost estimates for forthcoming events and final post event costings.
  • Manage the menus on the Hospitality booking system - Bluerunner.
  • Place food orders as required via FBOL
  • Arrange, manage and cost additional labour required to assist on events
  • Assist Hospitality manager with accurate and timely monthly Client Issues reports
  • Ensure cost records are accurately inputted and maintained 
  • All food wastage is recorded and minimised
  • Ensure all customer requirements are communicated to all departments in advance to ensure effective planning
  • Operate secure stock ordering, receipt, issues and control systems. Stocktake as required.
Health and Safety
  • Complete the One Compass Welcome prior to the commencement of employment.
  • Receive, read and understand the contents of the Employee Guide to Working with Compass
  • Taking reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or what you fail to do.
  • Co-operate with your line manager on HSE matters. 
  • Correctly using work equipment, personal protective equipment in accordance with training and instructions provided.
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for HSE purposes.
  • Report HSE hazards, accidents, incidents, illness and diseases to your line manager.
  • Complete Level 2 HSE e-learning Working Safely (and Working Safely with Food, if appropriate) within 20 weeks of commencing employment.
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/2205/C31501/52636458/R/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!