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Executive Head Chef - Epsom, Surrey

Epsom, Surrey
£32,500 per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Executive Head Chef - Epsom, Surrey

Aramark UK is looking to hire a hands on and experienced Executive Head Chef reporting to the site GM on a full time and permanent term time only basis. As Executive Head Chef, you will be responsible for all staff and student dining (breakfast through to lunch), in addition to ad hoc hospitality and events. You will be part of a well established team at NESCOT College, Surrey which will allow you to develop and grow the team and put your own stamp on things!

Aramark provides world-class contract catering services to our extensive list of clients across the UK, including Defence and Judicial, private industry and Education. We are very lucky to have some of the best Culinary and Catering talent that the UK has to offer working within our teams.

What's in it for you:

  • We are offering a salary of £32,500- term time only
  • Predominantly Monday to Friday (7am-4pm)
  • Company pension
  • MyStaff Shop discounts
  • Generous Annual Leave, increasing in line with service and the opportunity to buy extra days
  • EAP in house mental health champion
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

A day in the life of a Head Chef:

  • Responsible for the day to day delivery of outstanding fresh, seasonally influenced dishes in line with Aramark’s ethos values and culture, across our catering areas, including hospitality from time to time
  • Menu planning, management of gross profit to ensure and in support of delivering profitable sales
  • Operating to, and adherence to all H&S processes and procedures including allergen management
  • Responsible for managing and development of your direct reports (c5)
  • Contributing, in support of the General Manager, to the overall success and development both operational and financial of our service provision

You'll be set up for success if you have:

  • Experience operating as a Head Chef ideally in a contract catering/ B&I/ Education setting
  • Genuine passion and enthusiasm for great food and service
  • Calm under pressure, problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • Leads and inspires others
  • Articulate and confident when speaking customers and clients
  • Has a commercial approach to menu planning, portion control and waste management – whilst delivering fresh, innovative food concepts and offers that deliver profitable sales

About Aramark

Northern Europe - Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

Northern Europe - About Aramark

Aramark is a leading service and solutions provider in Northern Europe. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer.


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