Chef Manager - Secondary School - 39 Week Contract

Recruiter
Interaction Recruitment
Location
Saint Albans
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Interaction Recruitmentarecurrently working with a Contract Catering Client whoarelooking for a talented Chef Manager for a Primary School Site in St Albans on a 39 Week Contract working 40 Hours per week.

The Chef Manager is to consistently prepare and present excellent food and provide a professional food and beverage service to the clients specification, keep the business efficient & on-target financially in a way that reflects & supports my clients values.

Duties:

FOOD MANAGEMENT

• Plan relevant, well structured & fully costed menus

• Produce and present high quality food in conjunction with the kitchen team

• Apply batch cooking techniques to ensure fresh food throughout service periods

• Ensure that methods of food preparation, production & presentation comply with company's standards and client specification

• Ensure supplies are sourced from the Company's nominated supplier list

HYGIENE/HEALTH & SAFETY/FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT

• Create & maintain a healthy, safe & secure environment & ensure compliance with all health & safety & food safety legislation

MARKETING & CLIENT/CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS

• Recommend and implement new menu and operational ideas

• Actively market and promote the catering service, including theme days and regular promotions

• Build & maintain effective relationships at all appropriate levels of the client organisation

• Communicate with customers to ascertain satisfaction and carry out a customer survey a minimum of once per year in conjunction with your Area Manager

INVENTORY/PURCHASING/FINANCE

• Ensure budgeted sales targets are understood & achieved

• Monitor sales volumes, product costs and implement any necessary corrective action

• Ensure wastage is routinely costed out & stays within agreed levels & do not negatively impact on the budget

• Ensure that gross profit targets are understood & reached

• Obtain best value commodities from company nominated suppliers utilising the company 'best buy' traffic light sheet

• Ensure the company's accountancy documentation & administration procedures are completed accurately and by the appointed time

• Report monthly results to Area Manager by Friday of month end

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

• Ensure sufficient labour resource is available with agreed labour budgets

• Ensure all new staff receive a timely induction to enable them to quickly become an effective member of the team

• Develop a flexible, enthusiastic and motivated team that strive to provide great customer service

• Set & communicate team & indiv