Junior Development Chef - Suitable for CDP level

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Compass Group
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We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Development Chef to work within the central development team to create new exciting concepts. This role is an excellent opportunity for chefs of CDP level looking to step into food development. Development experience not essential, like all training, will be given on the job. They will be required to cost menus on excel so must computer literate, write recipes, cook these off & assist with presentations.
Package description
Up to £25,000 dependent on experience
40 hours per week Monday-Friday
The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
Up to 10% discount in various high street stores as well as travel etc. 

Main responsibilities
Responsible for completing food development briefs from start to finish for all sectors of Compass
Developing core concepts, street food pop-ups, grab & go in-house café ranges
Working for the Central Chef team to ensure all food service and client requests are dealt with efficiently and with excellent customer service
Maintaining and supporting the delivery of all company Health, Safety, Food Hygiene and COSHH regulations

Ideal candidate
Experience in a similar catering environment
Food Hygiene Certificate – Level 4
Driven to deliver high standards and quality
Awareness of current and moving food trends
A ‘can do’ attitude
City & Guilds 706/1 or NVQ level 2
Presentation skills
Ability to work in a team
Passionate about food
Exceptional attention to detail
An understanding of public health and nutrition

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 on 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: Ava Drzazgowski

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