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Head Chef - Dagenham

Dagenham, Greater London
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Head Chef - Dagenham

Head Chef - Dagenham

Up to 26,993 per annum, 37.5 hours a week

Monday to Friday 7am - 3.30pm.

Free car parking and free meal on shift.

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.

Are you looking to join a company that invest in their people, recognise great work when they see it and provide plenty of opportunities for career growth? Then look no further because here at Compass Group UK & Ireland we know that when people are happy and satisfied it shines through!

At Compass we believe a successful career starts with passion, creativity and positivity. As one big family, our people are proud of what we do, we offer career opportunities and the chance to work across many different sectors

About the role:
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.

Services: Breakfast, lunch and evening mealPreparing 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 standards, including allergen awarenessComplying with Health & Safety regulations and any team trainingOur ideal candidate:
Must be able to perform well in a high pressure and fast paced environmentStrong leadership skillsHave experience in a similar Head Chef Strive for excellence in an enthusiastic and motivated mannerCreate a positive work environment where the whole team can thriveBe a brilliant communicator and easily build relationshipsTake 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 food
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, 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 familiesWe connect workplaces to mindful, flavourful & planet-positive cateringAt Eurest, we are the experts in workplace catering, operating in over 700 workspaces every day. We know that fuelling employees throughout the day can help to sharpen their thinking, nourish their bodies and minds and ultimately, motivate them to perform at their best. Our workplace food experiences are driven by our promise to live more sustainably and responsibly, working towards our goal of net zero by 2030.We're people-powered at EurestIt's an understatement to say that we're passionate about what we do, which is why we're committed to attracting the best and brightest people to join us - could that be you? Find out what makes joining Eurest so exciting.

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