Chef Barking

Job Description

About The Employer

Our client is a market leading contract catering company specialising 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 their 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, we 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 Chef to join the team.

The role

As a Chef in this lovely Secondary School, you will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of a healthy, nutritious and fun menu for the students and staff. You will focus on delivering the highest quality of food and service along with having the flair, originality and the ability to make this one of the best catering offers in the area.

Why apply?

Firstly, they offer 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:

  • 35 hours per week – with no late nights
  • Monday to Friday 7am -3pm
  • Working 39 weeks per year based around term time – what could you do with all that time off?
  • £25,000-£27,000 per annum

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.

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparation of the menu, using the recipes provided
  • Ensuring Food Hygiene, Allergen and Health and Safety compliance
  • The production of Hospitality as per the client requests
  • Supervision of the team
  • Building relationships with both the client and customers
  • Providing a friendly and polite customer service experience for all

Please note, our client expects all staff to share their commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people so an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought by the company.

About you

Our client needs someone who shares their passion for delivering exceptional food and service to their schools along with the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally you will have some knowledge of education catering having used fresh ingredients and possess excellent craft skills
  • You have Food Hygiene level 2 & 3 (further training will be available)
  • You have excellent knowledge of health and safety practices
  • Computer literate with experience of using different systems
  • You’re self-motivated, able to use your own initiative, have a desire to learn and achieve whilst motivating others

Pineapple Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client and are acting as Recruitment Agency.

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  • Location Icon Location Essex, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £25000 - £27000
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1282
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 07 June 2024
  • Category Icon Category Contract Catering
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