Catering Manager

Compass Group
Maidstone, Kent
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Catering Manager to oversee the catering operations within a small staff restaurant, within a retail park in Maidstone.   Primarily you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the restaurant, all financial aspects, training, managing a team of up to 5 staff, and responsible for the Health and Safety of the operation. The unit operates Mon - Fri. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to take their first step into facility management, as you will also be responsible for the cleaning, reception and security of the site.   We are willing to give you training regards to the security aspect of the business.

Package description

Mon - Fri, will need to be flexible

£25k - £29k per annum depending on experience

Free car parking

Easy access by public transport

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Great opportunities to progress

Up to 10 % discount in various high street stores plus many more benefits

Main responsibilities
  • Managing a team of 6 staff including a HC
  • Catering for the staff on site including breakfast and lunch
  • Attracting new customers with your excellent service and quality food
  • Demonstrating a real passion for increasing sales and providing excellent service
  • Responsible for all the financial aspects of the business
  • You will be overseeing the cleaning, reception and security but the main focus will be the catering side of the business.
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Building an excellent relationship with the client
  • Ensuring all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • Must be able to multi task and keen to learn
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • It would be to your advantage if you have craft skills
  • Previous experience overseeing cleaning and security would be to your advantage but not essential
  • It would be to your advantage if you have worked within contract catering
  • Client & Customer focused
  • Commercial & Results Orientated
  • Hands on management style
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Likes a challenge and enjoys working in a busy environment
About the company

Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, prides itself on leading the market in creating contemporary food service solutions for business and Industry workplace clients. We bring great service and exceptional culinary creativity and flair to employee restaurants, delis, cafes and executive dining rooms; from the tea room to the board room and everything in between.