Head Chef - Twyford - Upto £30k - Care Home

Job Ref: JO-1802-430
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Date Added: 26 February 2018
  • Twyford, Berkshire, South East, England
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Mark Purton
  • 01582692530

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Head chef / Catering Manager - £30,000 Per Annum - Care Home - Twyford
5/7 days per week, 28 days holiday per year and no late nights.

The role:
  • To provide menus for residents that meet all needs and requirements. Ensuring that all dishes are produced to the highest of standards, using rotational menus which reflect the finest of seasonal ingredients.
  • Be responsible for the ordering of supplies, monitoring stock levels, HACCP, COSHH & all other kitchen duties in accordance with management procedures & guidelines
  • Managing a team of staff, mentoring and developing each individual to achieve their full potential.
  • To ensure the kitchen is appropriately staffed at all times.
  • Design and implement a rotational menu alongside the home manager, ensuring that different needs and requirements are taken into consideration.
  • Ensure that all foods are stored correctly (HACCP).
  • Carry out daily temperature checks on both refrigerated and frozen goods, recording results accordingly.
  • Monitoring the temperatures of food during cooking and recording the results on the daily temp record.
  • Supervise the kitchen team to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness and efficiency. Following the company's food hygiene and safety guidelines.
  • Ensuring that all kitchen equipment is well maintained and reporting any faults immediately as to enable the correct repairs in a timely manner.
  • Deliver and oversee the service of meals to residents by the catering staff.
  • Manage the catering budget to ensure that cost effectiveness and quality are maintained.
  • Ensure that wherever possible the kitchen is making homemade produce and not bought in goods.
  • Ensuring that all levels of kitchen staff hold a basic food hygiene certificate and appropriate training.
If you are looking for a rewarding role with great pay and working hours then please get in touch. Apply online or call 0163534949