Catering Manager - Corperate Contract

Posted 20 February by Hope Adams Recruiting Easy Apply

Our client is an experienced independent contract caterer specialising in bringing a bespoke and tailored solution to their clients who pride themselves on delivering fresh food solutions created by happy teams.

A position is open for an inspirational and enthusiastic Catering Manager based in Hemel Hempstead to lead one of their prestigious corporate contracts, which has a high level of hospitality. The ideal candidate should be a strong leader, with excellent organisational and motivational skills. Relationship building and anticipating client needs will be essential in this role. The team in place is strong so the ideal candidate will be able to continue their success so far.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Lead the catering team by creating an environment in which they can perform at their best

  • Ensure the delivery of the best catering service within budget

  • Monitor the service and the food offering so that it constantly exceeds customers’ expectations

  • Keep an eye on the budget so that profitability is sustained

  • Ensure compliance at all time with all Health and Safety, Food Hygiene and other regulations, policies and procedures

  • Build and maintain excellent client and customer relationships so that you work in partnership and deliver a service that meets their needs

  • Manage stock levels and oversee the purchasing process

  • Ensure all cash is safely counted, stored and recorded

  • Recruit, develop and carry out performance reviews for your team

  • Ensure the kitchen and dining areas are immaculately clean at all times

To be successful you will need to demonstrate an affinity with company values, a track record of leading teams to success, and strong client and customer relationship building skills. Previous cost sector catering experience is essential, knowledge of day-to-day bookwork, budget management and managing compliance will also be essential. The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for developing and training teams to enable everyone to perform at their best.

Required skills

  • Catering
  • Hospitality
  • Management

Reference: 34517787

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