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Head Chef - Thetford

Thetford, Norfolk
Closing date
11 Mar 2024
Head Chef - Thetford

Head Chef - Thetford 16.70 per hour, 37.5 hours per week
We're currently recruiting an ambitious Head Chef to help us create exceptional food experiences for Defence on a full time basis, contracted to 37.5 hours per week.
As a Head Chef, you will be responsible for creating an outstanding culinary experience. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.
Here's what you need to know before applying for a Head Chef position with Compass Group UK&I.
Your key responsibilities will include:Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customersIdentifying opportunities to improve our food serviceCreating a positive kitchen environment where your team feel welcomed and supportedDelivering our tasty food concepts to our customersRepresenting Compass Group UK&I and maintaining a positive brand imageOrdering food, looking after stock control and controlling food wasteOverseeing kitchen cleaning responsibilities to maintain hygiene standardsManaging budgets and successfully meeting financial targetsComplying with Food Handling & Hygiene standardsComplying with Health & Safety regulationsOur ideal Head Chef will:Hold a City & Guilds 706/1 & 2 or NVQ equivalentCreate a positive work environment where the whole team can thriveBe a brilliant communicator and easily build relationshipsHave experience in a similar Head Chef roleStrive for excellence in an enthusiastic and motivated mannerTake initiative and make decisions that are right for our customersHave a desire to succeed in your rolePossess the ability to work under pressureDemonstrate exceptional timekeeping and reliabilityHave a safety-first mind setPassionate about foodAbout UsPart of Compass Group UK&I, ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.Job Reference: com/1202/86997001/52440828/R/ONECompass 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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