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Relief Chef Manager

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Day times only. Paid Mileage
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Contact: Jonathan Taylor
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  • Contact Phone: 03301 743817
  • Job Ref: SF54511
Are you looking for that #unicorn of Chef employment?  A role which allows you freedom and gives you creative flair, working in various B&I Sites across Cambridgeshire, giving you an opportunity to train, coach and develop a team, and work no evenings or weekends.  Then take a look at the role below.

My client is looking for a RELIEF CHEF MANAGER, an experienced chef with B&I or Contract Catering Background, someone who takes a great passion in inspiring, leading and developing a team and a culinary offer.  You will have a great understanding of the current market trends, both local and worldwide and how to stay ahead offering your customers the best possible food experience.  You will be able to demonstrate fantastic craft skills, and show how you can progress a team and the offer. 

My client has recently won various new contracts to serve the catering needs for the staff in multiple offices in and around Cambridge, serving up to 500 staff, VIPs & Visitors daily with additional hospitality services as required.  The ideal candidate will have great ideas of how to push site sales and increase hospitality services.

You will be responsible for a team of up to 7, serving a breakfast, lunch and hospitality services.  The chef manager will have a good understanding of P&L’s rota costing & planning, team training and development, menu planning, costing and implementation.

Experience and Skills Required

The ideal candidate will be from a B&I contract catering background with good knowledge of finances and team management.

Salary and Benefits

As well as a brilliant salary of £35,000 dependant on skills, abilities and experience, you will be entitled to PAID MILEAGE and all travel expenses, enhanced pension contribution and a life assurance scheme, great working hours covering just Monday to Friday & 40 hours a week.

If you are looking for that #unicorn of employment, with day time weekday hours only, the opportunity to cook with the freshest local ingredients using the most up to date equipment then please apply and contact Jonathan Taylor at our Select Cambridge office