Chef Manager

Brentwood, Essex
£34,000, TERM TIME ONLY, plus benefits
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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Chef Manager - Shenfield High School 

At Pabulum, you're important; without our employees we wouldn't be where we are today with such a strong, innovative and constantly growing business. With over 120 sites across Southern England there's plenty of opportunity for you to grow, learn and develop. We are now seeking a talented Chef Manager to join our fantastic team!


There are three basic ingredients for this role;

  • The food – Here at Pabulum, we take our values so seriously that we put Education, Passion, Sensation and Innovation forefront of everything we do. 94% of our food is freshly prepared on site every day, using 75% British produce and little or no frozen or processed foods.
  • The people - Happy customers always come back for more, so we expect you ensure they have an excellent customer experience.
  • And you – We are recruiting for a talented Chef Manager who has a passion for fresh cooking to lead our positive and professional team.


About The Role And Benefits;

  • 40 Hours a week, 41 working weeks
  • £34,000 Salary
  • Monday – Friday 
  • 7am to 3pm
  • Excellent work/life balance due to term time only contract
  • NEST pension scheme 
  • Comprehensive Employee Assist Programme
  • Consistent training and development 


Responsibilities And Duties;

  • Preparing and cooking our delicious food
  • You will be managing all aspects of the kitchens, including Health & Safety and Training & Development, and you'll have the Unit Bookwork to keep up to date
  • With a reputation for an excellent service and fabulous food we always put our customers first, as one of our Chef Managers we expect you want to do the same. By developing a great working relationship with clients, team and customers alike you will be able to ensure the catering contract you are part of is always growing in the right direction. 


About you;

  • Good communication skills throughout our customer and client journey are a must, with excellent supervisory skills being the real key to managing, developing and motivating a large team.
  • You will need to be financially astute, but we'll make sure you receive full training in all our processes and software systems to help you.
  • A passion for food and great customer service is essential.
  • You will have a craft background with qualifications to match


As you will be working in Education, you must provide two employment/character references and we’ll also carry out an Enhanced DBS / Criminal Record Check as well (which we’ll pay for).

Please do not contact the school/college direct. If you would like more information, please do email or call our Recruitment Advisor on 07964117453, or apply to this job advertisement and we'll be in touch.

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