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Kitchen Manager

Kitchen Manager @ The Par + Eagle - Prestwick Airport

At SSP UK we now are recruiting for a talented and experienced Kitchen Manager to lead our team at the Par + Eagle Bar and Kitchen at Prestwick Airport.

We are 'The Food Travel Experts'. We are the leading operator of restaurants, bars, cafes and food courts in travel locations. Established for more than 60 years, our operations feature a mix of food and beverage brands tailored specifically for each location. You will be joining a world-leading food service organisation with superb learning, development and progression opportunities, operating over 400 stores in the UK alone. 

Managing a team of 6, you will be instrumental in motivating and developing them to deliver high-quality food, made to set specifications, consistently. You will also be responsible for supporting in the delivery of operational and financial results such as GP and stock control, and ensuring the kitchen is staffed to meet business needs within budget, as well as ensuring compliance with health & safety, food hygiene and licensing requirements. 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Kitchen Management experience within a high-volume bar or restaurant or similar branded commercial kitchen environment.
  • Strong people management skills to lead, motivate and develop your team for future progression.
  • Commercial acumen and knowledge of the financial controls required when running a kitchen - cost control, stock and labour management, GP targets and P&L reviews.

In return for your skills and experience, we offer you a rewarding and vibrant working environment, real and achievable career opportunities and excellent training and development to enhance your existing skills.

You'll receive a competitive salary of up to £30,000 p.a. (based on experience) plus bonus incentive, free parking on site, free meal on shift, pension scheme, 28 days holiday, life assurance, up to 75% employee discount on our own and franchised brands and numerous other retailers and services, great opportunities to develop your career into different brands or more senior management roles, with our award winning and accredited management development programmes.

Please note that Prestwick Airport is a secure environment, successful candidates will need to provide references to cover the last 5 years and undergo a Criminal Record Check in line with Airport Security Regulations.

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at SSP. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to engaging all of our people, so they feel valued and motivated; we champion diversity, promote inclusion, and ensure equality. We respect and protect human rights and prevent discrimination; and we positively impact our communities. We encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual identity and orientation or age.

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