School Cook

Job Description

We're currently recruiting a passionate Cook to bring the flavour to Chartwells on a part time basis, contracted to 30 hours per week.

As a Cook, you will support our talented culinary teams in preparing and serving the delicious food we're known for! You'll help to keep our clients and customers smiling with dining experiences that align with popular tastes and dietary requirements, and in return, you'll have the opportunity to progress your culinary career in a market-leading food service company.

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:

  • 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: Full-time (Days)
  • Sat:
  • Sun:

Please note: This role is contracted to 43.6 weeks per year

Could you be our next Cook? If you tick every box, we've got all the ingredients to help you cook up a brilliant career.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing high-quality food that brightens our customers day
  • Working in a team to prepare and serve delicious meals
  • Seeking opportunities to improve our menus and food services
  • Maintaining a positive brand image through exemplary customer service
  • Recording and reducing food waste levels
  • Supporting with all kitchen organisation, stocking, and cleaning responsibilities
  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations.

Our ideal Cook will:

  • Be passionate about world-class food and customer service
  • Have experience in a similar role
  • Be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Have a good understanding of Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Have a flexible approach to working

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Chartwells is the leading provider of catering and support services to the education sector. For over a quarter of a century, Chartwells has been focusing on helping those in education to build strong bodies, sharp minds and lead long healthy lives. Every week, Chartwells serves millions of nutritious and delicious meals to pupils and students in primary and secondary schools, academies, independent schools, colleges, and universities across the UK. Chartwells is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to successfully completing pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a Children's Barred List check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we ask applicants to declare all previous convictions and cautions in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Job Reference: com/0805/41091001/52640141/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!