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Chef Manager Birmingham

Job Description

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 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, our Client has 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.

*************************Previous experience in working in school required********************

Services Provided: Lunch + Delivered Services
No. Meals Cooked per day: 400 lunch + 160 delivered services
Size of Team: 1 x CM + 4 x GAs
Working hours: 7am - 3pm, Mon-Fri
(working 38 weeks per year around the term time + paid holidays)

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 join us?

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 Recruitment Agency.

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  • Location Icon Location Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £16 - £16
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1003
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 11 January 2024
  • Category Icon Category Contract Catering
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