Head Chef - Winchester

Chartwells - Independent
Winchester, Hampshire
Closing date
6 Mar 2024
Head Chef - Winchester

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:Contributory pension schemeGrow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmesQuick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefitsExclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many moreSave money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many moreUp to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbusterReceive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brandsUn-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classesYou can share all discounts and offers with your friends and familiesWhat you'll be doing:We currently have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious Head Chef with a real passion for food where you can develop your career with the world's leading food service and facilities management company. We're successful and we deliver the sort of people - focused care that's always in demand. So, add your talents to ours and see how far you can go as a Head Chef here.

More about the role:Working for this prestigious client, we are seeking an experienced and talented Head Chef to join our fantastic team who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients

The Head Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company's reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all timesTaking responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approachDriving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliersResponsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHHThe Head Chef will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgetsWho you are:Excellent and Innovative culinary and presentation skillsExcellent Communication and Interpersonal skillsEnergetic with a passion to do a great jobAble to manage staff in a calm, inspirational mannerA forward-thinker who can prevent wastageDemonstrates a passion for foodTeam PlayerExcellent organisation skillsNumerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial driversA clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costingPlease note: This role is contracted to 38 weeks per yearAbout UsAs part of Compass you'll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK's biggest businesses.Job Reference: com/0102/40461001/52507638/SUCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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