Assistant Chef Manager - Reading

Job Description

About the Employer:

Our client is a market leading contract catering company specializing in school food. By combining their understanding of the education sector and their knowledge of what’s on trend in the food world, they encourage creativity and excitement in their kitchens, allowing teams to do what they do best and provide fantastic food experiences for the children.

By providing excellent care and services to both clients and children, they have ensured the successful growth of the company and to keep up with the rapid pace of this growth, they are now looking for an experienced Assistant Chef Manager to join the team.


In this role, you can expect the following:

  • Leading by example to assist with managing a team, through preparation of nutritious meals and highly engaging service
  • Adhering to company standards and making sure that Food Safety, Hygiene and H&S are all aligned with expectations at a high level
  • Oversee menu development and introduce a creative flair, aiming for continuous improvement
  • Offer guidance and support development for staff, instilling a progressive atmosphere where people can learn lots whilst working hard
  • Assist with control of stock levels, food standards and labour, along with all controllable costs to maximise profitability
  • Drive overall performance by instilling best practice and launching monthly promotions/events


What you’ll need:

  • Strong food experience, particularly around fresh ingredients and nutritious menus
  • Key knowledge of compliance matters such as H&S, Food Safety and Hygiene


Why Apply

Firstly, fantastic hours. You’ll work Monday to Friday during school term time meaning more time with friends and family and no working at Christmas!

This role is:

  • 40 hours per week – with no late nights
  • Working 36.4 weeks per year based around term time – what could you do with all that time off?
  • £14 - £14.42 per hour

You’ll also benefit from:

  • Working for a fast growing, ambitious company. There is no ceiling here in terms of where you can take your career
  • A dedicated L&D team to support you in developing your skills including apprenticeships and training courses that are available for everyone.



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  • Location Icon Location Reading, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £14 - £14.46
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1176
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 28 March 2024
  • Category Icon Category Contract Catering
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