We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Head Chef to join our team working at the University of West London serving over 8000 students.
Located in Ealing with several transport links, working within a team of 20. The successful candidate managing the BOH team, working and planning menus.
Your key responsibilities as the Head Chef will consist of :
Proactively managing and supporting a catering team
Recruiting, training, supporting and people development to deliver an efficient, high quality service to Elior UK, customer and client
Maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget
Ensuring ongoing team communications, including building internal and external relationships, management reporting and client liaison to enable operational excellence
Creating a platform for financial growth through cost control and culinary excellence
Accountable for COSHH, Food Safety, H&S, legal regulations, environmental policies and duty of care to customer and colleagues
Working Pattern : 5 days out of 7 Skills and Experience
The experience and knowledge we are looking for from the future Head Chef include :
2 to 3 years experience as head chef desirable and Sous Chef ready for next step
Genuine interest in customer service excellence
Proven leadership ability
Proactive and hands on' approach
Catering experience essential with chef skills
Contract catering is desirable
As part of your package, we are offering a salary of up to £35,000 per annum, plus company benefits.
This role also comes with a workplace pension, life insurance (x2), 28 days holiday pro-rata (including Bank Holidays) increasing to 31 days after 3 years' service.
You can also purchase up to 5 additional days annual leave.