Head Chef – Conference and Events – ExCel - London

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £52,000
Compass Group
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Head Chef – Conference and Events – ExCel - London

Up To £52,000

Levy is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK& I and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy provides individual character to each of its clients including Twickenham Experience and The O2, through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

Levy is the name behind legendary experiences and powerful partnerships with the UK’s most iconic and unique venues, we are proud to be working with ExCeL London, the exhibition and international convention centre. ExCel London is the host venue for a variety of events from award winning exhibitions and conferences to international association meetings, product launches, banquets, award ceremonies, sporting events and great days out. For more information on the venue, please do click here!

This is an exciting opportunity to join Confex working with ExCeL London Hospitality in a Head chef Role, with overall responsibility for the culinary direction and development as well as the strategic implementation of our food offering within ExCeL London.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.
Main Responsibilities
To manage and administer all Kitchen Operations and procedures, complying with company standards and policies
Develop, create and roll out ExCeL specific C&E concepts
Frequent liaison with the client
Holding presentations and menu tastings
To continue the development and delivery of top flight entertainment/events
Management of increased sales
Delivery of Compass’ great food offers.

The Ideal Candidate
Experienced Head Chef from a high profile Conference and Events background
Methodical, with exceptional organisational skills
Very aware of current London food trends
Excellent financial and commercial acumen
Strong leader
Great client liaison skills
Innovative and passionate
Process detailed
Very hands-on
Ability to manage strong individuals

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.

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.

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

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