Chef Manager

  • Yorkshire Way, Armthorpe, Doncaster DN3, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are the award-winning catering business delivering distinctive café, restaurant and hospitality services to corporate clients across the UK & Ireland with a particular focus on the application of market-leading consumer technology and wellbeing programmes. Key contracts include Sky, LinkedIn, Burberry, Rolls-Royce and Vodafone. We also own Creativevents; the exhibition and special events catering business which names Royal Ascot, Olympia Exhibition Centre and RHS Chelsea Flower Show amongst our prestigious client portfolio.

Job Description

Do you have a passion for bringing food and people together? Are you looking for a rewarding job with great opportunities for personal development, whilst also working sociable hours?

We are currently recruiting for a Chef Manager to join our wonderful team in Doncaster working Monday to Friday only on a permanent basis with a salary of up to £25,000. 

JOB OBJECTIVES AND ROLE SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Implement and maintain Gather & Gather’s standards for food production, development and chef behaviours on site
  • Cash control, weekly banking, GP control and forecasting
  • Menu planning, ordering, stock control and wastage management
  • Create staff rotas and manage day to day staff HR issues or requests
  • Deliver craft-based training and mentoring to the site based team
  • Drive sales and profitability through implementing both individual and food-team initiatives
  • Ensure our teams work in clean, safe and compliant working environments.
  • Put into practice and bring to life the FOOD ideals for chefs at every level of the business
  • Ensure standards for food presentation set out in the ‘Food Styling Guide’ are maintained at all times
  • Support sales activities, new contract openings, external / internal client events and industry events
  • Manage the interview and appointment of all site team members
  • Ensure food policy and strategy in areas such as allergen management are implemented and followed and food safety is proactively managed across the business.
  • Attend operations meetings and central chef team meetings as required.
  • Attend client meetings as and when required and support proactive client relationships.

Qualifications

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • A strong communicator, who can easily interact with customers, clients, team members and senior management
  • Diligent, committed and with a desire to continually learn and improve
  • Proactive with a positive attitude
  • Punctual and a good time keeper
  • A natural leader
  • A team player with the ability to motivate, encourage and inspire others
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to bring creativity and flair into the everyday

TECHNICAL COMPETENCY & EXPERIENCE

  • Technically proficient and qualified to an industry-recognised standard
  • Level 3 Food Hygiene qualified as a minimum
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrate excellence, breadth of experience and relevant work history across a range of environments
  • Advanced numeracy skills, financially aware and able to work within budget
  • Good oral and written language skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Solid understanding of the requirements menu and kitchen management within different operational and commercial contractual models

Additional Information

For more information about Gather and Gather check out our website - https://www.gatherandgather.com/

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