Head Chef

  • High Wycombe, HP13 5GA
  • High Wycombe
  • Head Chef
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.

Description

If you love to cook, enjoy being creative and relish the challenges that come with responsibility of a kitchen, we've the prefect role for you with us, Elior UK - a leading contract caterer.

Elior UK operate across a diverse range of industries such as stadiums, offices, museums, schools, universities and care homes with plenty of career development opportunities. We are in a period of growth and there's no better time to join.

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.

Profile

The experience and knowledge we are looking for from the future Head Chef include:

- Genuine interest in customer service excellence
- Proven leadership ability
- Proactive and ‘hands on' approach
- Catering experience essential with chef skills
- Contract catering is desirable

Benefits

As part of your package, we are offering a salary up to £21,898.80, per annum, dependent on experience.

Holidays 28 days (including Bank Holidays) and increasing to 31 days after 2 years' service, life assurance, colleague pension enrolment and subsidised lunches (Please delete if your site does not offer this).

Closing date

CATERPLUS

89% of our colleagues enjoy doing their job each day.

Here at Elior UK we have lots of opportunity for progression and personal development within our business and work with a diverse range of clients.

Elior is a multi-award winning global player in the contract catering sector,
with operations in over 16 countries, over 120,000 employees and 25,000 points of sale. We are one of the largest contract caterers in the industry with our Group headquarters in Paris. Here in the UK we have approximately 15,000 colleagues helping us deliver our promise in achieving excellence in everything that makes up the customer experience across 1,600 sites.

Our Caterplus division is one the UK's leading catering services business specialising in the care and retirement living sector. We operate across a spectrum of establishments, including residential care homes, assisted living & extra care, independent living, Jewish and charitable communities.

Join the team and contribute towards making food one of life's real pleasures for the over 55 community in your area.

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.