Head Chef - Milton Keynes

Employer
BaxterStorey
Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
28000 - 30000 / year
Closing date
8 Jun 2022

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Head Chef - Milton Keynes

Head Chef

Monday to Friday

40 Hours

7:00am - 15:30pm

If you're looking for a career that offers flexibility, excitement, and progression, then contract catering could be for you! At BaxterStorey our career opportunities span industries from retail fashion to motorsport within roles across marketing, people development, sustainability, supply chain and more. Working late nights or weekends are rare, giving you that important work/life balance - that's right you can work in hospitality and not work Saturday nights!


We invest heavily in training and development to give our people the confidence and industry knowledge to push the boundaries of hospitality excellence. There is endless opportunity to climb the career ladder (at any age or stage of your career!) and we offer over 500 courses across our business, from NVQ qualifications to our award-winning Chef Academy.


The clients site is stunning and we are looking for an amazing Head Chef to join our team, the site has the following offerings Breakfast, Lunch, Hot drinks and Hospitality

Head Chef benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free meals on shift
  • Bespoke development training
  • Pension and life insurance
  • Discounts available from HAPI app, from high street shops to holidays & cinema


What would we like from our Head Chef:

  • Display a real passion for food
  • Good secondary education
  • NVQ qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent craft skills background
  • Successful progressive background in catering
  • Basic and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Strong Supervisory experience
  • Ability to display a real passion for food and customer service

Head Chef requirements:

  • Plan, prepare, cook and present food to the standards required
  • Ensure that the company's reputation for excellent food and service is enhanced with the client and customers.
  • Control portion size and monitor waste
  • Ensure supplies are correctly issued, used and accounted for to carry out stock takes and food rotation procedures
  • Maintain records relating to food production activities and supplier information
  • Ensure Health and Safety and Food Safety Standards are maintained in line with company policy
  • Set objectives and be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen
  • Assess employee performance and recognise training needs and potential as appropriate.
  • Hold team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets, standards required and company and client information


We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment. To be who you are without judgement, no matter who you are or where you're from. Where individuality is a strength and you can be proud to be you.

Ready to join us? Apply today!

Company

BaxterStorey offers a wide range of contract catering services to business and industry.

As the UK’s leading independent contract caterer we offer a personal service that focuses on fresh food.

We tailor our services to each client’s individual needs and ensure that we provide the people to deliver the exceptional.

Following our newly gained contract with British Airways, we are keen to hear from talented and ambitious individuals.  Our objective is to ensure the food and service at airport lounges are of an impeccable standard, every time.

You will be working in a fantastic environment at Heathrow airport where the focus is quality, quality and even more quality.

There are exciting opportunities ranging from Management positions to Chefs, and lounge hosts amongst others.

Excellent presentation, communication and man management skills are required for senior positions, and all will require individuals to demonstrate a real passion for food and service with bags of enthusiasm.

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