Chef Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Catering, Hospitality
South East
£35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�35k - 37k per year + bonus + benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
Job Ref:

The Company and the Role:
The Company is an independent owned Care Home based in Guildford and is currently seeking a Chef Manager. The position is permanent.

Key Features of the Role:
As the Chef Manager you will have overall responsibility for the preparation, cooking, portioning and presentation of meals to standards and costings with minimal food waste.
Plan menus and setting to achieve and maintain budgeted food costs
Planning, organising and controlling the establishments operations to ensure that the food quality, presentation and services are provided to the appropriate standards set.
Understanding of requirements both operational and financial and to strive to exceed their expectations through a pro-active, responsible and committed approach.
Ensure that the Company Personal and Food Hygiene Policy and procedures are applied continuously and that there are no breaches of Statutory or Local Authority regulations.
Carry out weekly stock take and food rotation procedures
This is a 7 day operation so you will typically work Monday to Friday but will need to cover some weekend working and have days off in the week to have a 5 from 7 day working week
As this is a relatively small operation there will be engagement with the residents

Knowledge and Skills:
Be an accomplished Catering / Chef Manager with previous care home catering experience within resident liaison experience
Have good knowledge of finances as you will be required to assist in Annual Budgets and then achieve and maintain the food costing accordance to the budget
Must be able to attain a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure or security clearance, cleared Bared List Check essential and compliance with safeguarding regulations.
COSHH/PPE knowledge
Have the confidence and skills to plan menus, order food and light equipment in accordance with the company's purchasing policy
Able to demonstrate that you are a team player
A great leader, proven motivator and able to engage with residents.
Ideally practical experience supported by NQV levels 1 - 4
Proven craft and management skills

What's on Offer?
A basic salary between �35,000 - �37,000 per annum
Bonus earning opportunity
Excellent training and opportunities for career progression
Employee Assistance Programme
20 days paid holiday rising to 25 days after 5 years' service plus 8 bank and public holidays
40 hours a week, Monday - Friday , some weekend working
Excellent pension scheme.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Catering Manager or Chef Manager within the Care Home Sector.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
By applying for this vacancy, you are giving your consent for us to hold your details on our database.
The rpc Group of Companies receives an overwhelming number of CV's /Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant. Our pre-selection process is very thorough to meet the specific requirements of our clients.
If your details meet the criteria set by our client, then we will contact you regarding the position. If you are not contacted by us, then please assume that your application has not been successful on

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Anita Searle

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