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Catering Manager

Catering Manager

Posted 6 April by Servest Easy Apply Ended

Catering Manager/ Chef Manager-B & I site

Do you thrive in a fast paced, commercial environment that can only offer the highest quality of service? Can you get the best out of people whist keeping them engaged and focused? Are you innovative, passionate about food and looking for a new challenge where you can run your restaurant like it was your own? If so this could be the opportunity you are looking for…

Servest are recruiting for a Catering Chef Manager to be based within a flagship Business and Industry site in Farnborough. Previous experience in a Catering Management role is essential. Applicants must be able to demonstrate great communication and customer service skills, have a real passion for food and service- including experience within a retail catering operation and ideally a Chef background. You will hold a real passion for delivering a service that exceeds expectation, be used to adapting with current food trends and be quick on the uptake of new innovative ideas. Reporting to the Area Manager you will head up the onsite management team. The site is open Monday to Friday with hours working being around 7am-5pm- some flexibility needed.

Servest Group specialise in Multi Service offerings to our clients; covering Catering, Cleaning, Security, Building Services, Pest Control and Facilities Management options. We employ 24,000 employees across 7,000 sites, with our continued success and new acquisitions this figure is on the increase

As the Catering Manager your duties will include:
Managing a team of staff covering a restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch and hospitality
Supporting the chef with menus and quality fresh food, including on trend street food and theatre cooking - we are not necessarily looking for a qualified chef but you must have a passion for food.
Training and maintaining your team to provide quality customer service at all times
You will be the first point of contact for the client so a professional and customer focused approach is needed- You will be the innovation behind driving new concepts and consistently work to improve the already fantastic service.

We are looking for Catering Managers with the following experience:
At least 2 years as a catering manager on a site with ideally 1000+ with a contract catering or retail catering environment.

Ideally you will have previously been a Chef Manager- or a Head Chef in a contract catering environment- ideal but not essential

Knowledge of current food trends and a passion for fresh quality food is a must
You will have strong financial acumen, with the ability to reporting weekly on budget performance as well as a history of conducting site audits
As the Catering Manager you must be able to lead, develop and motivate staff- as well as run an effective recruitment process.
This will be your unit so it needs to run like clockwork- we are looking for pro-active managers who are prepared and forward thinking with excellent organisation skills.

You will demonstrate exceptional attention to detail, be the face of the business and always be happy to get stuck in to assist your team

Due to location of the site and the need for flexible working hours you will need to have your own transport.

Catering Manager Benefits
This position offers a competitive salary with 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We offer excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisations that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success, thats why we offer a competitive salary, study support and additional benefits. Servest Group is an expert in facilities management, creating environments which enable people to deliver exceptional experiences to help organisations to be more efficient, effective and sustainable. To find out more please visit our website

If you are interested in applying for this role and meet the above criteria, please email your cv


Required skills

  • manager
  • chef

Reference: 34843676

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