Catering Manager

Job Ref: JO-2208-34440_1659347718
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 01 August 2022
  • Hook, Hampshire RG29 1TA Hook Hampshire South East RG29 1TA
  • Blue Arrow
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Catering Manager - Hook

Are you an experienced catering manager (ideally with education catering experience) looking for a new and challenging role?
Are you keen to work for an in-house operation which gives you more scope to develop the operation and more autonomy over your department?
If so, look no further...
We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic catering manager to be responsible for the delivery and development of this school catering & hospitality site.
Main Duties...
* Lead and manage the QSHE (Quality, Safety, Health, and Environment) and food handling processes within our catering standards.
* Understand and meet the needs of our staff and students, ensuring delivery of portion control is delivered effectively every serve, and right first time.
* Ensure that customer complaints are resolved to the customer satisfaction and action is taken promptly to prevent reoccurrence.
* Manage the P&L accounts, including assisting with the preparation of the Annual Budget, achieving, and maintaining food cost within the unit.
* Improve standards of service and quality of food spotting opportunities to make improvements.
* Supervise, co-ordinate, motivate, train and work with your team to provide a quality service.
* Plan and produce duty rosters ensuring effective and economic deployment of the team, ensuring the management of both back of and front of house service provision.
* Plan, organise and monitor controls of food quality, presentation, and service.
* Ensure that all kitchen equipment is always maintained.
* Prepare food using fresh ingredients, prepare menus and develop recipes.
* Ensure all team members are always working in line with current legislation.
* Operate, utilise, and manage relevant catering IT systems as appropriate.

What we are looking for..?

* Proven track record in the successful provision of catering services is essential.
* Supervisory/Management skills.
* Relevant professional catering qualification.
* Good understanding of budgets and previous experience of managing budgets or P&L's
* Appropriate level of numeracy/literacy/communication skills to perform role duties.
* Passionate about delivering great customer service.
* Ability to work well in a team or under your own initiative.
* Ability to be flexible and take on different tasks as and when required.
* High standards and an eye for detail.
* Hard working, energetic and confident.
* Excellent organisational skills.
* Great time management.
* Possess excellent financial acumen.
* Excellent people manager with the ability to create positive cultural change.
* Remain positive even when under pressure.
* Delegation of tasks as required, utilising resources efficiently, with sound organisation skills.

What's in it for you...?
* Term time only working (plus 6 weeks for summer lets and cleaning days)
* Salary of £40,000
* More autonomy over your department working for an in-house catering provision
* Generous company pension scheme
* Use of wide-ranging school facilities - Swimming pool, tennis, walks, trails etc
* Excellent social and sporting events for staff within the school
* Fee remission for children
* Meals on duty
If you are interested in this role or other opportunities available with Blue Arrow please APPLY NOW!
If you are interested and would like to find out more about this role, please call Sam at Newbury Blue Arrow T: 01635 34949 or apply online
You must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time of application
Blue Arrow Catering and Hospitality currently has an extensive range of catering roles; temporary, interim and permanent. See our website or get in touch for more details.

01/09/2022 09:55:18
GBP 40000.00 40000.00

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