Chef Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
North West
£25,000 to £26,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£25,000 -£26,000
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Are you an experienced leader who is effective in directing others? Are you passionate about leading a team to deliver service excellence? If so, this may just be the role for you!

We are currently recruiting an experienced, enthusiastic Chef Manager with excellent communication skills to lead the catering operation, including a staff and visitor restaurant at Wythenshawe Hospital.

As a Chef Manager you will oversee a team of 10 to ensure that the production in the main kitchen is of a high standard. You will organise and co-ordinate the day to day delivery of all services in line with the Service Level Agreement for staff, visitors and patients. You will also manage all aspects of staffing to ensure the smooth running of patient, staff and visitor feeding.

Please note this role is primarily Monday - Friday 06:00am - 2:30pm, however may include occasional weekend / evening work as business requires.

Job DescriptionAs part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs but includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave. We also have a Sodexo Discount scheme, which offers employees and their friends and family the opportunity to benefit from over 1,200 discounts from top retailers both online and in-store.
Main Responsibilities
Manage the staffing and day to day operations for the staff and visitor restaurant and patient feeding ensuring to liaise with the production manager as required
Effective use of Sodexo’s menu planning system (Recipe On Line) to create menus and plan production numbers on a weekly basis for the staff and visitor restaurant
Act as a mentor to current food production team to help enhance standards and identify areas for development
Ensure achievement of high levels of client and service user satisfaction, monitoring on regular basis
Manage, develop and inspire the existing team to ensure a high quality service is delivered, providing coaching and training when required
Manage all aspects of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene
Ensure financial documentation, costings and accountancy of the unit (and those from suppliers) is accurate and within agreed budgeted levels

The Ideal Candidate
Experience of managing a team to deliver service excellence
Previous experience as a Head, Supervisor or Chef Manager
Level 2 Health & Safety Certificate and Level 2 Food Hygiene certificates, or equivalent
Strong HACCP awareness
Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels
Proficient with Microsoft office suite
Good financial awareness
Personal innovation and passion for food

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Chloe Bromley

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