Salary: £30,000

Shift hours: Permanent

Chef Manager

£30,000 per annum 

5 over 7 working pattern, predominantly Monday – Friday – occasional weekends

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chef Manager to support the Contract Manager at one of our accounts based in Reading. The ideal Chef Manager must have experience of leading a team, and be passionate for the love of offering good food and excellent customer service with the assistance of a motivated team.

Have you got the passion, drive, experience, flexibility, eye for detail, working to very high standards, the ability to reach results? If this sounds like you, we would love to have you on our team.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the onsite catering team, and supporting the Contract Manager with off site events
  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of the kitchen and surrounding areas
  • Ensuring the correct use of all machinery and equipment
  • Representing ESS and maintaining a positive brand image
  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations

Our Ideal Candidate: 

  • Excellent culinary skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Energetic with a passion to do a great job
  • Able to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
  • A forward-thinker who can prevent wastage
  • Demonstrates a passion for food
  • Team Player
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Numerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial drivers
  • A clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costing

Reference: com/99455001/52457223/SU

Location: Reading

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