Chef Manager
Servest UK
2d ago


Would you like to work for one of the largest facilities management companies in the world?

Atalian Servest employs over 125,000 people worldwide, across 33 different countries and 4 continents!

Our company is all about innovation and change - this comes with exciting new job opportunities and that's where you come in!

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic Chef Manager in Winchcombe, Cheltenham to join our passionate and driven Catering team!

Job Overview

The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility to provide and maintain an efficient service to all areas under his / her control following best practice within the PRIDE ethos and ensuring high standards of personal appearance and dress, as laid down in the Team Member Handbook, and offering service of a polite, efficient and professional manner.

Duties will include

  • To ensure the provision of food and beverages to the highest standard within the financial limitations set for your contract.
  • To prepare menus and order foodstuffs in accordance with requirements, using nominated suppliers.
  • To charge for cash sales such prices as are from time to time agreed by the client.
  • To hold all monies received in a secure place.
  • To bank all monies as frequently as is necessary to reduce to minimum cash held in the contract.
  • To keep cash and stock levels within the target figures set.
  • To keep cash purchases to a minimum, observing financial targets set.
  • To prepare records of sales and complete required Company bookwork, complying with any additional bookkeeping systems.
  • To monitor performance weekly / monthly by taking stock and preparing a Trading Result for your Area Manager.
  • To ensure all completed bookwork is sent to the appropriate department / Area Manager by set time deadlines.
  • Liaise with Area Manager to compile the annual budget in the standard format so that monthly targets are agreed with the Area Manager and Client.
  • Attend weekly meetings with the client so that forthcoming events are discussed and all business requirements are met.
  • Hold Team Academy Member meetings as appropriate.
  • To comply with all Company policies and regulations in respect of Health and Safety at Work and to ensure the highest standards of kitchen practice and hygiene.
  • To operate and maintain a cleaning rota to ensure hygiene standards are met.
  • To ensure the correct selection and recruitment of Team Academy Members, including induction and documentation, so that an adequate Team Academy Member structure is maintained following PRIDE guidance.
  • To ensure that each day sufficient Team Academy Members are allocated to all locations in order that they can cope with food preparation needs.
  • To rotate Team Academy Members to maximise learning and maintain job interest.
  • To induct and train Team Academy Members, recording and supervising their performance following PRIDE guidance.
  • To ensure all Team Academy Members receive appraisals / job chats annually in order to clearly establish future development needs following PRIDE guidance.
  • To identify the training and development needs of your Team Members, making provisions for the development to be carried out.
  • To carry out any required disciplinary action, as set out in the Team Member Handbook, having first referred to the Area Manager.
  • To maintain the highest level of customer contact, keeping complaints to a minimum and ensuring these are dealt with professionally and promptly.
  • To promptly identify to the client via the Area Manager any working hazards or sub-standard equipment which could provide a barrier to your achievement of any of the above.
  • To communicate with the Area Manager any relevant feedback or information specific to the contract.
  • To guard against pilferage, misuse or abuse of all Company or client monies, goods and equipment.
  • To ensure that no work or food preparation of a personal nature is carried out on the client's premises without the client and Company's express permission.
  • To organise special days, promoting the facilities and the Company's name.
  • To ensure there are sufficient Team Academy Members to cover the contract during holiday and sickness periods.
  • To promote good, pleasant customer relations in a professional manner.
  • The successful candidate

  • Carry out special duties of work outside the normal daily routine as required.
  • Attend all Health and Safety and training meetings as required.
  • Report all accidents / sickness, following the Company's procedures.
  • Assist in the smooth running of the contract at all times, especially during times of sickness, holiday etc.
  • Complete all Company documentation as appropriate.
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