Chef Manager / Head Chef - Term Time Only - GBP31,000pa
**Chef Manager / Head Chef - Educational Venue - Near Cobham - GBP31,000pa - Term Time Only**
We are now on the look out for a Head Chef / Chef Manager to lead this incredible team at the beautiful independent boarding school. With over 300 children to cook for on a daily basis as well as multiple functions and events to organise we are looking for a chef with experience in all of these areas. You must be prepared to lead from the pass as this is a hands' on cooking role with minimal time spent in the office.
This position requires a candidate with an educational catering background, potentially with prior experience from a high volume and multi outlet hotel. Prep School experience would be a huge advantage here.
The expectations for a Head Chef are to be consistent and proactive in all aspects of work. You will be responsible for the entire kitchen operation, writing menus, attending weekly and monthly HOD meetings, preparing buffets as well as presenting food A la Carte. You MUST ensure food standards are kept high be a good motivator of all your kitchen team. HACCAP and COSHH requirements will be expected and hitting your GP/ Food Cost target is a must.
Experience in a similar role is preferential, ideally in large establishment, but certainly in a fresh food environment. You will need to show drive, ambition and an ability to motivate, coach and grow the team.
In return for all your hard work you will be paid up to 31K per annum, term time only (42.5 working weeks per year), be given every opportunity to progress and develop with-in an expanding business. The company has an excellent benefits package for employees including management discounts, parking on site and an excellent pension scheme.
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