Chef/Catering Manager

Compass Group
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

£28 000 to £32 000 depending one experience

5 out of 7 days, usually day time hours but needs to be flexible

free car parking

Meals on duty

Opportunity to join Compass share and pension scheme

Job Introduction

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Catering Manager with craft skills, to oversee of our catering operations within our new refurbished site at Sainsbury Distribution Centre in Bromley. Primarily you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the restaurant, all financial aspects, training, managing a large team, and responsible for the Health and Safety of the operation etc.

The unit operates 7 days a week. Predominantly you will be working Mon - Fri between the hours of 6am - 7pm. You will have excellent people management skills, and be able to communicate at all levels and preferably have experience within a busy environment and have a very hands on management style.

Main Responsibilities
  • Communicate regularly with client (as agreed)
  • To oversee the catering and security operation on site
  • Ensure that customer complaints are promptly dealt with, and action taken to prevent reoccurrence
  • Manage the P&L accounts
  • To mainly oversee the catering department
  • Improve the standards of service and quality of food
  • Promote the unit and act as a Compass advocate at all times
  • Supervise, co-ordinate, motivate, train and work with your team to provide a quality service
  • Plan and produce duty rosters ensuring effective and economic deployment of the team.
The Ideal Candidate

Contract catering experience with craft skills
Standards and quality driven management style
Sound knowledge of Hygiene, Health and Safety
Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
Interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills

Be able to drive sales forward
Financial and commercial acumen
Computer literate
Ability to deal with both internal and external customers