Head Chef

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What we'll give:
  • Up To £38000per annum depending on experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways programme
  • 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
More about the role:
Being an Independent School, this contract offers a desirable work / life balance

The main facilitiesare of a high standard, the client is proactive and supportive of the catering team. On site parking available.

Who you are:
Leading a small team you will provide breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks.
  • Chef/Craft skills
  • Understand and deliver all contractual terms
  • Communicate any on site client changes to line manager.
  • Communicate regularly with client (as agreed)
  • Action plans are completed following client satisfaction surveys
  • Promote the unit and act as a Compass Advocate at all time
  • Ensure all client hospitality is delivered to the correct standard
  • Identify any additional opportunities and discuss with line manager
  • Action plans are completed following consumers satisfaction surveys
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
  • Complete labour schedule within the labour budget
  • Analyse and manage effectively all in unit costs.
  • Ensure full purchasing compliance
  • Monitor and manage GP
  • Ensure cost and sales 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
  • Implement all relevant HSE procedures within the unit and review them as appropriate.
  • Implement the Food Safety management system and review as appropriate
  • Ensure that all HSE incidents are correctly reported and investigated with relevant reviews of work procedures.
  • Ensure that all appropriate HSE information, instruction, training and supervision is provided to all employees within your control to enable them to carry out their work safely and effectively.
  • Maintain up to date training records for all employees under your control.
  • Consult with employees under your control, other contractors sharing the site and Clients on HSE matters.
  • Report HSE issues beyond your control to your line manager.
  • Implement the requirements of HSE campaigns that are initiated to improve HSE performance.
  • Ensure everyone is trained and adheres to all H&S and FS policies
What you'll be doing:
The overall purpose of this role;

To organise and supervise the unit in accordance with and to the standards required by Compass Group UK & Ireland, the contract specification and statutory Regulations. To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the unit under their control providing a quality service. Responsible for overseeing the preparation, cooking and service of food to agreed standards and specification. To ensure the efficient and economic use is made of all resources, including stock, team members and company assets.

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