Chef Supervisor

Sodexo are currently recruiting for a chef supervisor at their site in Denison Barracks. This role is undertaken alongside an recognised Senior Production Chef apprenticeship standard at Level 3.

Number of Positions Available


About Employer

Our positioning in the services industry is original and unique. It is what makes our brand different. In combining the diverse talents of our teams, Sodexo is the only company to integrate a complete offer of innovative services, based on over 100 professions.

Detailed Job Description

Sodexo UK and Ireland are one of the country’s largest employers where you can have the room to grow and expand your career. With the recent launch of the Sodexo Culinary Academy catering teams across the business are thriving with specialist training, master classes and continuous professional development. With opportunities to work on the Sodexo Culinary Competition Team and push your culinary skills it’s not your normal catering position.
A chance has become available to join the established kitchen brigade at Denison Barracks as a chef supervisor in our Junior Ranks kitchen.
You will be responsible for:
• Adhering to Recipes and Food Quality
• Food Safety Standards and Training
• Health and Safety Standards and Training
• Costing and Delivering Functions
• Controlling Costs and Wastage

Skills Required

People management skills
Awareness of COSHH and HACCP

Personal Qualities

• High standards of food production and presentation
• Ambitious
• Resilient
• Creative

Qualifications Required

No specific qualiications are required however applicants MUST have experience of supervising within a catering environment.

Future Prospects

There are numerous opportunities to move into head chef and catering manger positions across the contract for a candidate looking to excel and progress.

Other Information

Own transport preferred due to the location of this site.
All Sodexo staff get access to our discount portal providing a range of excellent high street and online discounts as well as up to 50% off cinema tickets.

Training to be Provided

Senior Chef Production Cooking apprenticeship including Functional Skills Maths (Level 2), Functional Skills English (Level 2)

Expected Duration

12-18 Months

Working Week

37.5hrs per week - Normal shift pattern is 06.30 - 14.00 or 11.00 - 19.00.

Things to consider

This position requires someone to be able to take ownership of the entire kitchen both food and operations in the Head Chef's absence to deliver to the costs and standards required. It delivers a good work life balance in comparison to similar job with limited weekends and not late nights. The job does require resilience as it can be changeable and unexpected things do happen.