Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£13.35 to £15.35 per hour
Salary Description:
between £13:35 and £15:35 per hour (DOE)
Job Ref:

At Sodexo we are proud to work with some of the most prestigious schools within the UK. Independents by Sodexo has a ‘fresh food from scratch’ ethos. This means we use seasonal and fresh ingredients from British farms in order to serve creative, healthy and delicious meals.

We are looking for a talented Chef to join our team at Priors Court in Thatcham . Working with seasonal, fresh ingredients and creating custom meals that are constantly changing will delight you and this role offers you the chance to showcase your creative flair and make a positive impact! 

What you will do!

Be a kitchen star and plan all operations and training for the production team. 
Direct the preparation, seasoning and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foods.
Plan and price menu items, order supplies and keep records and accounts.
Work on the range with the Kitchen team to train, guide and develop.
Monitor sanitation practises to ensure the employees follow standards and regulations.
prepare, produce and present food to the highest standard.

What you will bring! 

NVQ Level 2
Food & Hygiene and Health & Safety certificates
Experience in menu planning and production
Experience in or exposure to bulk cooking  

What we offer!

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards, and benefits for our colleagues and their families.

Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work-related issues, or personal issues such as bereavement.
Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes access to a 24-hour virtual GP and various other services.
The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family), and/or the prepayment cashback card.
Money insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan.
A death in service benefit for colleagues who pass away while employed by Sodexo
Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo include apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues do their bit for the environment while keeping fit.
Volunteering opportunities enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
Flexible and dynamic work environment 
Competitive compensation 
Full training and a full protective uniform are supplied. 

Are you ready to be part of something greater? Apply today! 

Sodexo and our Clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (UK) and / or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland)

*Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications
Package Description
between £13:35 and £15:35 per hour (DOE)
40 hours per week
Monday to Friday (Some weekend work required due to needs of the business
Various shifts 7:00am till 3:30pm and 10:30am till 7:00pm 
Onsite parking
Meals on shift

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About The CompanyAbout Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Veronica Jeffrey

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