Chef Manager

Posted 12 April by Berry Recruitment
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Berry Recruitment are currently looking to recruit for a Chef Manager for a client based in Witney, Oxfordshire.

Working Hours: 08:30 - 17:30 Monday to Friday

This role is to start ASAP on an on-going temporary basis with the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate.

The main purpose for this role is to drive a five star service deliver within a corporate catering environment. You will assist in the delivery and management of catering provisions, with a high level of customer service at all times.


-To ensure that a high quality, consistent and safe catering and function service is provided at all times. Ensure that all services provided are in compliance with Health and safety at work act, the Food Safety Act, HACCP and all other relevant food hygiene and safety standards ensuring that catering and health and safety risks are effectively identified, mitigated and manage.

-To recruit, manage, motivate and develop the team to deliver the contractual requirements and to provide a high level of customer service at all times. Manage all permanent and temporary staffing levels for catering & events services, ensuring adequate provision of suitably trained and qualified staff. To be responsible and accountable for the discipline, safety and welfare of team members.

-To implement catering strategy for the contract in liaison with the Account Manager to maximise sales and revenues and control costs.

-To strive to anticipate customer needs whenever possible and to seek and respond appropriately to customer feedback to enhance customer satisfaction. Also, lead & minute the catering forum, and manage expectation

-Experience in managing suppliers / sub-contractors and have good knowledge and understanding of produce and current food trends.

Skills and Experience:

-Previous experience as a Chef Manager is essential

-Good knowledge of managing the planned and reactive maintenance for catering equipment

-Experience in Change & Innovation management. Plan new promotions and contribute to business development

-Develop and product menu's / costings pop-ups to meet the dietary requirements of the customers

The ideal candidate will be available to start immediately with strong Chef Manager experience within a corporate catering environment.

If you are interested in this position then please apply online, any questions please contact Freya at the Hatfield Berry Recruitment Branch.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.

Reference: 37749537

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