Catering Manager - Gamecock Barracks

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
Bramcote, Nuneaton
£25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£25,000k pa
Compass Group
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We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. Just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s No.1 catering and support services provider.

ESS has been a market leader in the Defence and Government Services sectors for over 40 years. As well as providing quality catering, retail and leisure services, we offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including: hotel, cleaning, waste management, security, event support and reception services

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Catering Manager to come on board and join our Team at Gamecock Barracks, Nuneaton.

The barracks were established, on the site of the former RAF Bramcote airbase, in 1959: it was called after HMS Gamecock, the name of the naval unit based at the site before the British Army took it over
Main responsibilitiesAs our Catering Manager will be responsible for the feeding of around 400 servicemen and women or personnel across the three military messes (Junior, Officers & Senior ranks) Duties will also include menu planning, placing food deliveries, stock management, HACCP, rostering for both front and back of house staff, accounting and driving the retail food offer, whilst also maintaining the contractual compliance with the core meal offer.

The Catering Manager will have a Head Chef and a team of around 10 staff to manage and support.
Ideal candidateWe are expecting applications from candidates with proven operational management experience within a contract catering environment with sound knowledge of procedural and legislative frameworks, sound financial acumen and experienced in managing budgets and growing sales. Candidates will need to hold Level 3 Food Safety and Health and Safety qualification or equivalent

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in:

Managing teams to deliver innovative, high quality food and beverage offers that compete with the high street
Delivering customer service standards that match or exceed best in class on the high street
Being obsessive about providing great customer service and food in both the mess and hospitality environment

Sound interesting?

For more information on working for the Compass Group, and in particular this position please contact Nathan Rackham-Wood either by email – or phone 07917 587109

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Nathan Rackham-Wood

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