Performance Chef

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/97563
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £12.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £12.50 - £12.50
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

In a highly competitive world of professional football it's all about the marginal gains to get that advantage over your rivals and our Chefs play a key role in that. Do you think you have what it takes to push a professional football team closer to a victory?

We are looking for an experienced Performance Chef with a background in catering for professional sports teams to join our team at Cardiff City Football club.

More about the role:

You will be required to work closely with our performance nutritionists to ensure that our philosophy is aligned. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the menus and recipes adhere to the presentation, taste, and performance needs of the first team.

The menu and environment will serve as a vehicle to educate and empower our players to make appropriate choices to achieve their individual nutritional goals, ultimately enhancing health, recovery, and performance.

You will need to hold excellent communication skills as thorough communication with hotels when our 1st team players travel away from home to ensure all the necessary steps have been taken to deliver top class food when on the road.

Essential Requirements:

  • We are looking for someone highly organised, with an open mind and capable of understanding flavours
  • Ability to work well under pressure and remain calm
  • Highly motivated and passionate to continually drive menu choices
  • A creative flair in the kitchen and a passion for creating outstanding flavoursome dishes
  • Knowledge of performance nutrition
  • Flexibility to travel as per match calendar
Who you are:

You should be passionate about nutrition and elevating the food offer, you should also be flexible to work around training schedules and accommodate regular business travel with the first team to away games, training grounds and home matches.

We will provide travel and accommodation for away matches.

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!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

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.