Head Chef

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£11.32 to £11.32 per month
Salary Description:
£11.32 - £11.32
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To ensure that the catering services are delivered at the required times to the company’s standards, within the agreed specification and to the agreed performance, qualitative and financial targets. To take responsibility for food production, to include craft team management / ordering commodities / assisting with stock takes / updating stats and completion of Recipe On Line planning. Responsibility for menu cycle and special dish development / catering committee tastings. Craft Training / Team Building / Assist with Craft Team Recruitment & Interviewing
Job DescriptionPackage Description.

An opportunity has arisen to join us in the Allenby Connaught contract which delivers catering, retail and leisure facilities to the Armed Forces

20 days paid annual holiday plus bank holidays
Company sick pay after 6 months of service
Company pension scheme
Employment discount program
We offer comprehensive benefits that let full and part-time employees choose the plans that are right for them
We guarantee all employees will receive respect and fair treatment
Ensuring a safe and secure workplace
Providing training on-the-job, online and in classroom settings that help you excel in your current job and advance to positions of greater responsibility
Opening the doors to higher education
An employee incentive scheme

Main Responsibilities
Meet the demands of customers by providing the right catering services within the agreed SLA and  contract agreement
Assist the teams under your control to manage the quality and hygiene of the food cycle from preparation through to delivery.
Actively enforce relevant statutory, company and site OH&S compliance through out the unit
Motivate and lead the craft team to perform their roles to a high standard and in alignment with Sodexo policies and procedures
Actively seek and identify opportunities for business growth within the contract and external market
Manage menu development, including providing tasting sessions if required to the client catering committee.

The Ideal CandidateEssential

Proven experience in managing and leading a kitchen team
Catering qualifications at 706 1 / 2 or equivalent as a minimum
Industry acumen and knowledge of external catering developments & innovations
Strong financial understanding and demonstrable budgeting management
Experienced in adhering to and driving company initiatives
Personal innovation and passion
Demonstrative customer focus and service skills
Strong communication and negotiation skills
Experience working in a standards /compliance environment
IT literate

About The CompanySodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the 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.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Marie Bowen

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