Area Catering / Chef Support Manager

Posted 26 January by PDA Search and Selection Ltd

Position: Area Catering / Chef Support Manager

Salary: £24,000-£25,000 (depending on experience) + £4,000 car allowance

Location: Devon / Cornwall area

Our client is a leading multi service provider in the UK Facilities Management Sector.

Because of continual growth and the awarding of a new major contract with Tesco PLC they are looking to recruit an Area Catering / Chef Support Manager.

The Area Catering / Chef Support Manager will be responsible for overseeing the running of 13 retail staff restaurants within large Tesco stores in Devon and Cornwall, the sites range from Barnstable to Penzance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·Review and control budgets, catering standards, staffing structures & staffing levels, productivity and profitability whilst ensuring contract specific KPI’s are consistently exceeded

·To maintain budgetary control on food and drink, equipment, labour whilst improving financial and operational performance

·Ensure recruitment of staff in accordance with company’s recruitment procedure and terms and conditions of employment

·To lead, motivate and develop staff using the available skills and resources, identifying developmental needs, set objectives and evaluate training performance for all

·To ensure health and safety policies are adhered to and all appropriate documentation is prepared and maintained i.e. risk assessments, method statements etc.

·To ensure all HR policies, procedures and guidance are followed in respect of all employees

This is a Regional Catering Support Manager role and covers 5 days out of 7 and involves working weekends around the needs of the business

The successful candidate must be confident in dealing with people both employees and clients in person, on the phone and through email and be adaptable to changing environments and cope well under pressure.

Our client is looking for people who are very 'customer focussed’, IT Literate and a confident user of Excel, Word and Email.

Ideal candidates will have a multi-site Catering / Chef Management background, ideally within a Retail Catering environment.

Candidates must have a full and valid driving licence and be prepared to travel throughout Devon / Cornwall.

Immediate start is available.

To apply for this role please submit your full CV to Jonathan Sweasey at PDA Search and Selection

Required skills

  • Catering
  • Chef
  • Food Industry
  • Restaurants

Application questions

do you have a full and valid driving licence?
do you have full use of your own motor vehicle?

Reference: 34325834

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