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Chef Manager Birmingham

Job Description

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 our 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 Chef Manager to join the team.

The role:

As the Chef Manager you will have full operational and financial responsibility for your schools catering facility, focusing on delivering the highest quality of food and service as well as having the flair, originality and the ability to make this one of the best school catering offers in the area.  

Your responsibilities will include:

Leading, developing, coaching, training, and motivating the team in your kitchen

Having full control of the catering operation including stock, food, and labour costs

Ensuring consistency of food and service standards delivered to the students and staff

Driving sales through monthly promotions and added value events

Managing and improving all controllable costs

Overseeing menu development

Maintaining company systems & procedures, and legislation

Carrying out regular audits to ensure standards are being met

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:

OND or HND qualified (not a deal-breaker but would be advantageous)

Craft based experience using fresh ingredients

Knowledge of health and safety practises

Financial understanding of gross profit management and achieving sales targets

Line management experience 

Experience within a similar environment

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 38 weeks per year based around term time – what could you do with all that time off? 

  • £16 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.

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

Pineapple Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency. 
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  • Location Icon Location Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £16 - £16
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1024
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 12 January 2024
  • Category Icon Category Contract Catering
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