Head Chef - Milton Keynes

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More about the role:
  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Identifying opportunities to improve our food service
  • Supporting and training our teams, leading from the front to make sure everyone can excel in their role
  • Delivering our tasty food concepts to our customers
  • Ordering food, looking after stock control and controlling food waste
  • Overseeing the efficiency of all catering operations, including managing inventories and implementing action plans
  • Managing budgets and successfully meeting financial targets
  • Implementing and reviewing Health & Safety standards to ensure compliance across all catering and service teams
Who you are:
  • Proven experience in a role as HeadChef being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers
  • Have a ‘big personality' .Great people skills and be able to lead, develop, train and inspire a large team.
  • Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm and recognising that customer engagement is key.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality and innovation
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Superb culinary skills
  • Good financial understanding
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude
  • Strong commercial experience

Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, typically serves 250,000 meals daily, servicing approx 300 contracts across over 700 sites nationwide. The company is a major business and industry foodservice provider for UK organisations many of which have been crucially important in keeping the UK economy and society in general, functioning during the pandemic.

As 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.

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
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive Wow Points 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

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

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.
What you'll be doing:
Head Chef - Milton Keynes

Up to £29,230per annum (DOE)

Monday - Friday Role - 7am - 3:30pm

Benefits include: Free meal on shift, free car parking, uniform provided.

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced HeadChef to lead our dedicated catering team, who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients in this unit. This site provides a Breakfast and Lunch service and your team to produce the highest quality meals to all customers on site.

As the HeadChef,you will be an ambassador for Eurest for all things food related, striving to innovate the food offer and keeping abreast of current food trends and remaining competitive with any food offer in terms of food quality, presentation and style.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and enthusiastic HeadChef to make a name for themselves within the contract catering industry.In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary

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