General Manager - High End Contract Catering & Hospitality Compa

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

General Manager - High End Contract Catering & Hospitality Company

Our client is one of the best high end contract catering and hospitality companies in the UK, with a reputation for quality, great service and being a fantastic place to work.

If you`re a great with people, passionate about developing a business and successful in managing events this is the perfect opportunity to join a team of 8 colleagues in a unique and dynamic catering environment including a café, restaurant and event venue.

General Manager - Job Summary

The General Manager will be responsible for sustained growth of turnover and net operating profits by effectively managing the kitchen and catering team and ensuring the delivery of culinary and customer service excellence. The General Manager will be responsible for managing a team to ensure delivery of innovative solutions and quality service in line with business objectives and company standards to achieve and maximise set targets. Establish and maintain a committed and engaged team.

General Manager - Key Tasks & Responsibilities

As General Manager you will be:

  • Proactive management of catering team. Responsible for recruiting, supporting, training and people development to deliver an efficient, high quality service
  • Accountable for ensuring that all aspects of our clients` high standards are communicated and embedded within the team
  • Accountable for ensuring ongoing team communications, including building internal and external relationships, management reporting and client liaison to enable operational excellence
  • Accountable for maintaining, ordering and controlling food & beverage stocks within budget
  • Accountable for innovative menu planning, and design of food & beverage service within specified budgets ensuring high standard of food presentation and portion/quality control
  • Accountable for driving event sales and marketing opportunities for financial growth
  • Accountable for COSHH, Food Safety, H&S, legal regulations, environmental policies and duty of care to customer and colleagues

General Manager - The Ideal Candidate

  • A natural leader
  • Catering experience
  • Events & banqueting planning and operation experience
  • Experience in driving event sales
  • Warm, friendly and genuine with ability to build trust and loyalty
  • Naturally innovative and constantly striving to improve ways of working
  • Applies "can-do" attitude to tasks to achieve excellent results
  • Ensures company standards are maintained at all times

General Manager - The Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • An enjoyable workplace, at one of the UK`s leading contract catering and hospitality companies
  • A Competitive benefits package - access to offers, promotions and discounts at selected retail and leisure providers