Head Chef

Job Ref: JO-1908-4440
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12 August 2019
  • Billingham, County Durham Billingham County Durham North East TS23 1LH
  • £25,000 per Annum
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  • Blue Arrow
  • 0191 230 5507
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We are looking to recruit an experienced Contract Catering Head Chef.
Reporting to the Catering Manager, with accountability and responsibility for the day to day supervision of catering team, co-ordination and control of the catering, hospitality and vending services at the site.
Role Requirements
* Financial Management
o Supervise and perform periodic stock counts.
o Maintain profitability set by your line manager.
o Monitor factors affecting catering financial levels, such as fluctuations in footfall, hospitality and all other factors.
* Catering
o Innovate and deliver seasonal menus.
o Maintain a high-quality control of food standards, following recipe cards, checking ingredients and delivering and monitoring portion management.
o Supervise and audit the cleanliness of food production facilities and canteen.
o Communicate with Team any updated Health and Safety paperwork such as Risk Assessments and Method Statements for catering services, including kitchen, dining room, hospitality and administrative tasks.
o Ensure availability of dishes throughout service times.
o Supervise and monitor the completion of daily food temperature and storage documentation.
o Understand and remain updated with current regulations and compliance requirements.
o Ensure that company policies, processes and procedures are adhered to including governmental requirements.
o Supervise the management of COSHH within areas of responsibility.
o Perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
* Client / Customer
o Regularly Interact with Customers to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
o Maintain smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of food.
o Ensure availability of advertised menus throughout service times.
* Human Resources
o Assist and advise on the management of all catering staff, evaluating and reviewing personnel including standards and conduct, ensuring professional discipline where necessary using IRIS compliance and disciplinary procedures.
o Set staffing rotas, coordinating holiday and absence management.
o Assist in the coordination of training for new and existing staff on applicable operating policies, protocols, systems and procedures, standards and techniques.
o Deliver Tool Box Talks to ensure communication with all staff.
Skill Requirements
* Work in an organized manner, problem solving within the scope of the position.
* Supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments to meet organisational timelines.
* Identify, evaluate, solve problems, and correct errors, and to develop processes.
* Communicate effectively in person, on telephone and by electronic means.
* Effective use Microsoft Software, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
* Management knowledge of HSWA, IOSH, COSHH, Intermediate Food Hygiene.
* Requires experience of commercial catering provision at Supervisory level and health and safety compliance competence.

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12/09/2019 08:47:25
GBP 25000.00 25000.00