Head Chef- Independent school catering

Recruiter
Jo Sheppard Recruitment Ltd
Location
Exeter, Devon
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This leading catering firm who specialise in working with the independent school sector have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and professional Head Chef to work for this prestigious independent co-ed and boarding school for 3 - 18 year old. The school has 600 students and is set in 100 acres of beautiful land The Head Chef we are looking for will be a real foodie who can ensure the quality of food is second to none and the kitchen is run smoothly with a trained and committed team.

The job role:

  • Develop innovative menus and food concepts
  • Ensure all food is prepared, cooked and presented to the highest standard Ensure that the company’s reputation for excellent food and service is enhanced with the client and customers
  • Team management, training and development and acting as a positive role model
  • Provide excellent and timely service to the clients and to be responsive to their needs
  • Adhere to all financial controls to ensure working to budget and target
  • Ensure all health, safety and hygiene standards and requirements are maintained to the highest level
  • Act as an ambassador for the business #
  • Work closely with and deputise for the Catering Manager

The ideal candidate:

  • Successful career with experience gained in catering
  • Possess NVQ level 2/3 • Strong management experience
  • A real passion for food and customer service
  • Confident, friendly and cheerful
  • Commitment to health, safety and hygiene
  • Organised with good time management and organisational skills
  • Flair and innovative approach to menu development
  • Be committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

An enhanced DBS disclosure must be obtained for this role

Due to the high number of applications we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and experience match our client's specification. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful