Catering Manager

Expiring today

Recruiter
Compass Group
Location
Plymouth, Devon
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Package Description

Fantastic Opportunity-Prestigious Independent School

Salary up to 33k

Mon - Fri occasional weekends

Day time hours

Free car parking

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

The Company

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative food offers delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great service comes from offering great food made from quality ingredients delivered with exceptional customer service. Our teams use seasonal produce, adding creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

Job Introduction

We are looking for a talented and experienced Catering Manager to join our great team at this prestigious Independent School that can help further enhance our food offer and service.

The school was established in 1877 and in 1896 it bought out its older rival Mannamead School (founded in 1854), and was temporarily known as Plymouth and Mannamead College. Today Plymouth College is an Independent school for pupils from the ages of 3 to 18.

You will lead the team that supports high quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and customer service to the pupils and staff. You should share our passion for delivering the best service and exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis.

It all starts with enjoyment - great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward too and really love.


Main Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of up to 17, to deliver an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer service
  • Responsible for managing the delivery of food innovation within the school
  • You will ensure compliance with all statutory requirements
  • Effective control of costs
  • Introduction of new ideas to drive the service forward
  • Develop the existing teams’ knowledge and skills.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Passionate about catering and service delivery
  • Knowledge of food preparation and standards required
  • A strong leader, with bags of enthusiasm
  • Management experience within a similar environment and knowledge of working within schools
  • Experience of management of catering service is essential
  • An adaptable individual who can communicate at all levels from pupils to clients
  • Very organised and enjoys working in a very busy environment
  • Sound knowledge of legislative standards
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Computer literacy
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • Ability to offer excellent customer service
  • A 'Can do' attitude

About The Company

Chartwells is part of the Compass Group UK and Ireland which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.