Regional Executive Chef - Midlands

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
West Midlands
£38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £45,000
Compass Group
Job Ref:

Regional Executive Chef - Midlands

Up to £45,000

Eurest, part of Compass Group, is the market leader in the provision of food and support services to business and industry providing nearly 1,500 organisations, including 80 of the FTSE 100, with staff restaurants, delis, cafe bars, shops and a wide range of facilities management services.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Regional Executive Chef, responsible for providing culinary support. This support will include delivering special events, training of culinary teams, monitoring and maintenance of culinary standards, monitoring compliance with Compass procedures and systems, and support for client functions.
Main responsibilities
Plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
Taking responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approach
Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
To implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets
Management of the Chef brigade
Ordering and stock-taking

Ideal candidate
Professional Cookery Level 3 qualification or equivalent
Passion for great food and excellent service delivery
Ability to demonstrate outstanding culinary skills
Ability to motivate and develop all levels of chefs
Experience in training culinary skills
Ability to deliver presentations to all levels confidently and accurately
Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
Financially astute with regards to food costings and margin management
Have a ‘big personality’. Great people skills and be able to lead, develop, train and inspire a large team.
Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm and recognising that customer engagement is key.
Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
Ability to analyse and evaluate information
Experience of using process and planning to deliver consistent result to expectations
Ability to work on own initiative but within a frameworks
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications including; Word, Excel and PowerPoint

About the companyCompass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Edward Nesbitt

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