General Manager - Peterborough

CH&Co Group
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£42000 per year
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

Job Details

General Manager - Peterborough

General Manager 42,000 per annum Cambridgeshire We are CH&CO, we’re proud to take a more thoughtful, mindful approach to the food experiences we source, prepare and present. We are recruiting for a General Manager to work at Kimbolton.

Kimbolton School is a thriving HMC independent (‘private’) co-educational day and boarding school located in Cambridgeshire and within easy reach of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. The School educates over 1000 boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 18 in a co-educational, predominantly day environment, although there are up to 60 boarders. The Senior School is located around Kimbolton Castle while the preparatory school is housed to the west of the village on the original Grammar School site. Kimbolton School is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its boarding and day pupils. Safeguarding is integrated into the school ethos and it’s the School’s belief that it is the duty of all members of staff to play an active role in ensuring the safety and promoting the welfare of the children in the School’s care.

An exciting opportunity has become available at the School; and we are now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Catering General Manager.
High end events experience necessary.The position is for 40 hours per week to be worked 5 out of 7 days on a shift rota with a daily half hour unpaid lunch. This is a non-term time, and you will be expected to work 52 weeks minus annual and statutory holidays.

You will be

o Responsible for the overall operation, in house student feeding, finance and development of social and wedding business within the specific site, ensuring the service is managed in line with the client requirements and CH&CO brand.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

o Ensure that client expectations of food and food service are consistently delivered and measured in line with the CH&CO brand.
o Be the point of reference for all client comments and concerns and take any necessary action.
o Conduct appropriate business review meetings with relevant client to ensure that all targets, objectives, and service level agreements are being met.
o Prepare, produce, and present a weekly financial report for the operations manager detailing financial performance, activity and plans for the relevant site and outlining any necessary action that has been taken.
o Ensure all staff carry out tasks in accordance with company health, hygiene, quality, and safety standards as set out in the appropriate CH&CO manual.
o To keep up to date with all COSHH and HACCP procedures and methods.

We adhere to Kimbolton School’s commitment to the highest standards of safeguarding and their rigorous and robust recruitment process that gathers and evaluates child protection relevant evidence about candidates prior to interview. All appointments are subject to satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check and proof of right to work in the UK.

What's in it for you?

Working with CH&CO has its perks! People are at the heart of everything we do, so we've developed a range of benefits to keep you happy.

  • Personal Development and Training opportunities
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday allowance
  • Private medical eligibility
  • Eye care
  • A great wellbeing strategy – including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, salary finance
  • Family friendly support
  • Regular social events and communication with our leaders
  • A holiday purchase scheme
  • Volunteering days
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Recognition schemes and people awards
  • Long service awards
  • Access to some great high street discount vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
Inquisitive, Inclusive, Uplifting


We are CH&CO, a group of chefs, nutritionists and people pleasers with a shared passion for food that fuels emotional positivity as well as physical wellbeing.

In a world where what we consume is becoming ever faster and more disposable, we're proud to take a more thoughtful, mindful approach to the food experiences we source, prepare and present.

With cafes, restaurants, bars and dining rooms in workplaces, venues, destinations, livery halls and schools throughout the UK, we have plenty of prospects for the right people.

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CH&Co Group

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