Catering Academy Ltd
Hall Green, City and Borough of Birmingham
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for the next step to progress you career, an opportunity to grow and develop into a senior role within our highly successful, and multi-award winning contract catering company?

We have a new and exciting opportunity to recruit a Chef within the independent living healthcare sector

Our ethos and values ensure training and development at all levels with great career opportunities for progression within the organisation.

Why it’s great to work for Catering Academy

We recognise the importance of our people both within our values and our performance and we reward them by offering a great Benefits Package

- Competitive salary package
- Full uniform including shoes
- Meals and beverages on duty
- Enhanced annual leave allowance
- Company sick pay scheme
- Workplace pension
- Recognition reward and awards
- Long service awards
- Fantastic Career Development Opportunities
- Annual Salon Culinaire and Awards Dinner

We are looking for….
Job Title: Chef
Location: Solihull - B90 2EL
Salary: £9.00 hourly rate
Hours: 12 hrs a week – Saturday and Sunday (9am-3pm) – possibility of increased hours if willing to travel.

Responsibilities of role
- Working under the guidance of a Chef Manager the role will be developmental and ideal for someone who wants to develop their career. - We are looking for a strong Chef with excellent craft skills to join the team at this prestigious contract in Solihull.
- To work with the Chef Manager to consistently deliver excellent food and level of customer service to our clients within agreed financial parameters
- Regular appraisal of services provided with a focus on resident engagement, driving additional sales and controlling costs.
- Ensuring implementation and maintenance of all statutory and company standards of hygiene, food safety and health & safety
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships both with company individuals and client personnel at all levels

Our ideal candidate will
- Quality driven
- Have excellent culinary skills with an attention to detail
- A creative thinker with sound knowledge of the latest food trends
- Be a real ‘foodie’ with passion and enthusiasm for fresh food and great - service by adopting ‘person centred’ principle
- Have sound knowledge of hygiene, health and safety requirements
- Self-motivated with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
- Have a great understanding of running a commercial contract and be ‘Street Wise’ and understand their competitors
- Demonstrate confidence with a ‘Can do’ attitude
- Be naturally outgoing and energetic with an ability to train and inspire
- Confident to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels
- Please note that this is a weekend role with the possibility of an increase of hours via working various shifts Monday to Friday at different locations.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake enhanced DBS certification