Chef Manager

Chef Manager Cambridge Up to £40,000. DAY TIME ONLY

Are you looking for that unicorn of Chef employment? A role which allows you freedom and gives you creative flair, autonomy over the food offer, 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 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.

The client has recently won the contract to supply and cater to the needs of over 2000 employees on site daily. In the new year the company and client will be investing £10Million into a state of the art kitchen and restaurant and street food theatre concept. As Chef Manager you will be involved in the redevelopment of the kitchen and food offering so should 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.
Going forward there is amazing opportunities to grow and develop the food offering and hospitality services on site. 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 15, 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.
The role will involve a mix of kitchen management, FOH and people management and associated paperwork. You will need to be able to demonstrate how you motivate, train and develop your team to get the best out of their abilities.

Experience and Skills Required
The ideal candidate will be from a B&I contract catering background with good knowledge of finances and team management. You will have experience of managing a motivating a large team and be able to cope in a busy environment.
Due to site security a full enhanced DBS check will be carried out, this will be covered by the client.

Salary and Benefits
As well as a brilliant salary of up to £40,000 dependant on skills, abilities and experience, you will be entitled to enhanced pension contribution and life assurance scheme, great working hours covering just Monday to Friday, no evenings or weekends & 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 .

Job Summary

Job Title Chef Manager
Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40k
Last Updated 16/08/2019
Reference SF46519
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