Head Chef

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
Region:
Scotland
Location:
Perth
Salary:
£29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
up to £32,000 dependent on experience
Posted:
09/07/2018
Recruiter:
Sodexo
Job Ref:
SDX/TP/19/RF774/LN

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, quality focused chef to work with a leading company, Independents by Sodexo, to develop your culinary career in a fantastic environment and with access to fantastic facilities. In this role, you will join the senior management team for an Independent School and provide strategic craft, offer development and daily food production.

The opportunity is therefore suited to Head Chefs with an excellent craft background and ability to coach and inspire a talented team to deliver a first class catering experience to our customers.

 
Main responsibilities
Lead the daily delivery and production of quality food for a boarding school across a 7 day week service – Breakfast, Lunch Dinner. This includes some evening and weekend events linked to School activities, including parents evenings, open mornings, food forums and cookery classes
The engineering of menus and food offer development, ensuring that we deliver a fresh and high quality offering
Oversee the management of a catering team, providing coaching, development and training when required.
Ensure that we deliver food and service that is of a high standard and meets company and client expectation in accordance with current legislation
Manage all aspects of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene
Ensure financial documentation and accountancy of the unit (and those from suppliers) is accurate and within agreed budgeted levels
 

Ideal candidate
Previous experience in a Head Chef role, ideally working within a prestigious environment or educational contract
Excellent level of craft skill, ideally obtained from a 5 star environment
Experience of leading a team within a catering operation
Industry acumen and knowledge of external catering developments and innovations
Good communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels
Good financial awareness
Personal innovation and passion for quality food
Experience working in a standards/compliance environment
 


 
About the companyIn 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.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. 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.
 

 

**Keywords**

Head chef, Sous Chef, Chef, Chefs, Perth

Contact Details:
Sodexo
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lucy Nicholls
Email:

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