Servest are currently recruiting for a Chef Manager to run the colleague restaurant and Cleaning Team within the Tesco's store in Great Dunmow.
As Chef Manager you will be in charge of the smooth running of the unit and leading a small catering team and daily cooking. This role also includes you managing a small team of cleaners that oversee the store.
You will be responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and facilities to include all aspects of Health and Safety. The unit offers a breakfast, lunch service, night and weekend service (You will have a team of nights and weekend staff, however as manager you will be managing the site). You will need to be happy to get stuck in and work over all aspects including serving customers, cash handling and cleaning of the unit as this is a small team.
Day to day the role involves you cooking and managing the site with the support of a small team of catering assistants. You will also be involved in costing's and finances, audits, ordering and client meetings. We are looking for manager who can plan, cook, organise and monitor the controls on food quality, presentation and service. You will be used to using fresh ingredient to create dishes and the role will also involve you preparing menus and developing recipes. The Cleaning supervisor will report in and you will be responsible for the team of cleaners, payroll and store audits with the manager- Training is provided for the cleaning side.
As the Chef Manager you will report into the Group Operations/ Area Manager. We are looking for candidates with a background of Chef Management within a Business and Industry site- ideally from a unit that offers quality home baked food with a retail twist. You will work five days out of seven, a mixture of shifts as required.
Servest pride ourselves on delivering a diverse range of fresh foods whilst adding value to the food offering, we are looking for Chef Managers who are creative in the kitchen, strong managers and who are happy to converse both front and back of house.
As Chef Manager you will need to have the following:
- A background as a Chef Manager / Head Chef within Business and Industry Catering unit
- Quality cooking standards using fresh seasonal ingredients whilst being conscious of the set budgets
- The ability to lead by example
- A strong craft background (706 1 & 2 or equivalent needed) with Superb customer service skills
- Financial awareness with the ability to manage budgetary lines
- Cash handling experience would be advantageous
Chef Manager Benefits
We are offering a competitive pay rate, 20 days holiday including bank holidays, uniform is provided, Auto enrolment pension, company training and the chance of internal progression.
Servest 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, that's 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 forward your CV
Please note that due to the volume of applications we will only be able to contact those short listed- all short listed candidates will be contacted within 7 days of application
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