Salary: Competitive

Shift hours: Permanent

We are currently looking for an experienced Chef Manager to join one of our Chartwells site in Manchester!

We are looking for a versatile, experienced and hands on Chef Manager to work in a busy environment where no two days are the same. Responsible for the catering of a large secondary school, which is home to just under 1000 students. The successor will be responsible for managing a team of 8 other members of staff, ensuring strong relationships with Customer and Clients and finally, ensuring that GP and SLAs are being adhered to  as well as ensuring that the best catering offer possible is given!

As a Chef Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Hands on catering approach 
  • Manage the delivery of the food service provision across unit utilising all available resources effectively and efficiently ensuring that all meals are provided to the required quality standards at the specified times to create a consistent customer experience and avoid any service failures or penalties 
  • Proactively promote customer and client relationships
  • Promoting health and safety procedures and policies across site
  • Ensure working equipment is in maintained in working order
  • Complete all weekly finance paperwork accurately, forecast events, costings and supply to the Line Manager in a timely manner
  • Effectively manage the team to ensure the best service and delivery is given to the client and the end user 
  • Lead and mentor the internal team 

The successful Chef Manager will have; 

  • Good contract catering experience
  • Have a can-do attitude and be able to work within a busy site
  • Good team player
  • Outstanding management skills
  • Experience as a chef in a busy environment
  • Well organised
  • Able to motivate staff and be a strong leader
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong financial awareness of the business
  • Be passionate about food and always working to very high standards

Reference: compass/TP/786710/82071/MA

Location: Manchester