Head of Kitchen
White Knight Recruitment are working with a local authority to recruit a head of catering / kitchen for a care home in Winchester
Your key objective will be to run the day-to-day operations of the catering department in the home to ensure high standards of food hygiene, health and safety and food presentation are consistent.
You will ideally have worked in a care or nursing home setting as a Chef and have a strong understanding of the nutrition and diet requirements of older persons. You will be expected to plan a variety of meals, liaise with suppliers as well as be able to provide the relevant nutrition and diet information to health care professionals and residents families.
You will have responsibility for the budget and ordering of stock. You will ideally have some kitchen management experience.
You should be qualified with level 2/3 in food safety, have training in nutrition and special diets and hold a food and cookery qualification. This is a full time role and will include 1-2 weekends a month.
For more information and to arrange an informal chat please call Helen Preston at White Knight Recruitment on 01962 841917