Head Chef Didcot/ Vauxhall

Job Ref: JO-1712-245
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Date Added: 03 January 2018
  • Didcot, Oxfordshire, South East, England
  • £11 per Hour
  • Julie Wright
  • n/a

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Head Chef required for a busy defence site in Didcot - Oxfordshire, the site caters for up to 1,000 covers a day across three kitchens. They cater for the day to day feeding of the troops and also more fine dining offering in the Officer's/Sargent's Messes.

What's in it for you....?
Great base salary of £21,450 P/Annum
40 hour working on straight shifts 08.00-16.00 with paid overtime at time and a half for any evening functions.
Predominantly Monday-Friday - required to work one weekend in four.
Great opportunity for career development with one of the largest contract catering companies in the UK.

The ideal Candidate...
Currently working as Head Chef or proven track record at Sous Chef level, ideally within a similar multi-site establishment.
Experience managing a large team
Experience of working with fresh food but happy to work with constraints of contract catering menu specs.
Flexible to work evenings/weekends for functions as required.
Passionate about delivering the best service and product to the client

Responsibilities within the role....
Heading up a team of 10 kitchen staff across three kitchens.
Ensuring the quality of food served in all outlets is to the company's specifications and quality.
Ensuring all due diligence paperwork and practices are adhered to in line with the Company's policies
To maintain excellent client/customer relationships
To manage menu planning utilising Recipe on Line and ensure that menus and recipes are followed
Ensure that the team adhere to the correct cooking, disposal and storage of all food items as directed by the catering manager
To provide catering service across the site including food preparation, cooking and presentation, storage and disposal of food and monitoring practices to ensure that company and legislative requirements are met

If you are interested in this role or other opportunities available with Blue Arrow please send thorough a CV to julie.w.a3427mxyg0@bluearrow.aptrack.co.uk or call 01635 34949.