Chef

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
Region:
South West
Location:
Salisbury
Salary:
£8.96 to £8.96 per hour
Salary Description:
£8.96 - £8.96
Posted:
30/05/2018
Recruiter:
Sodexo
Job Ref:
SDX/TP/311855/35141

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Chef to join our busy team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
Package descriptionPackage Description.


20 days paid annual holiday plus bank holidays. 
Company sick pay after 6 months of service.
Company pension scheme. 
Childcare vouchers are available.
Employment discount program
We offer comprehensive benefits that let full- and part-time employees choose the plans that are right for them
We guarantee all employees will receive respect and fair treatment
Ensuring a safe and secure workplace
Providing training on-the-job, online and in classroom settings that help you excel in your current job and advance to positions of greater responsibility
Opening the doors to higher education
An employee incentive scheme

Main responsibilitiesMain responsibilities:


To manage all day to day aspects of preparation and presentation of the food service offer to the Company's standards
Prepare food to the highest standard of quality at all times
Manage food ordering to the required company standard.
Follow recipes and instruction, as directed by line manager and in accordance to the required food offer
To provide an efficient and friendly service to customers in all areas of the catering department
To ensure that food is presented and served in a clean, hygienic environment
Driving sales and promoting service excellence
Ensure all necessary documentation is completed to comply with company and industry standards
To communicate well with customers and demonstrate a helpful attitude at all times
To undertake cleaning and ensure all aspects of equipment and production area cleaning is completed: walls up to 6ft, floors, fixtures, fittings, pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, glassware etc., to the Company’s standard according to the cleaning rota or as directed
To attend/receive any job-related training as required
Report all accidents and near misses in accordance to the health & safety documentation
Wear the correct uniform at all times
   Meet the demands of customers by providing the correct catering services within the agreed SLA contract agreement
   Ensure financial documentation and accountancy of the unit (and those from suppliers) is accurate and within agreed budgeted levels as directed by line manager
   Manage the quality and hygiene of the food cycle from delivery through to service; checking deliveries and taking and recording all temperatures, as required.
   Actively enforce relevant statutory, company and site H&S compliance together with the monitoring of related equipment
   Motivate and lead the kitchen production team to perform their roles to a high standard and in  alignment to Sodexo policies and procedures.
Actively seek and identify opportunities for business growth within the contract.
Ensure expenditure is within the budget levels agreed between the Client and Sodexo.  Monitor all costs such as labour, disposables and cash purchases as directed by line manager.
Ensure tariff prices are correct and all catering services are costed and charged according to the terms of the contract using company tools and precedures as directed by line manager.
Maintain levels of stock and carry out stock takes.
Ensure that methods of preparation, production and presentation comply with Sodexo’s standards and procedures.
Comply with all Company & Client policies, site rules and statutory regulations relating to Health & Safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your work place.
Ensure that all equipment used, is in safe working order and report any faults to line manager, ensuring the equipment is not used until safe.
To fulfil any other reasonable requests

Additional Ad-hoc Duties:

To assist/manage any special functions, some of which may occur outside working hours
To rectify or report any customer complaints or compliments, take some remedial action if possible and report to line manager.
To report immediately any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food, or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate or possible
To attend meetings and training courses as may be necessary
To provide cover in other areas during periods of holidays and sickness, including deputising for line manager.

Ideal candidateThe successful candidate for this role will be:


Experienced in working in a busy kitchen environment
Passionate for producing fresh food to a high standard
Customer focused
A strong communicator
Experienced at working with a team
Complying to health, safety and hygiene standards

About the companySodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Contact Details:
Sodexo
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Joanne Davies
Email:

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