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Head Chef - Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Head Chef - Sutton Coldfield

Head Chef - Sutton Coldfield Up to 35,000 per annum, 40 hours a week5 over 7, as the site is 24/7 this will include nights and weekends where required.Driver and own vehicle required due to location DBS required for this role Benefits include: Free meal on shift, Free parking Inc. EV, Site closed Chrismas Day and New Years Day.
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.
Key responsibilities include but not limited to: Manages the menus, food production planning, food purchasing and stock management Contributes to menu development as required Manages the cleanliness of all kitchens and surrounding working areas Performs other general tasks as reasonably requested Promote the unit and act as a Compass Advocate at all time Identify any additional opportunities and discuss with line manager Analyse and manage effectively all in unit costs. Ensure full purchasing compliance Monitor and manage GP All food wastage is recorded and minimised Complete labour schedule within the labour budget Effectively minimise any agency and overtime spend Adjust labour schedule in line with sales Ensure budgets are understood and achieved Ensure all costs are managed effectively within budget To make sure you and all staff are aware of, and meet the legal and Company requirements for fire, safety, health and hygiene To report health and safety issues using the AIR3 System, including all accidents and near misses To promote good safety habits and methods of work Management of a brigade of chefs and wider kitchen team to ensure all food production, labour & GP targets are achieved Leads the team through effective communication & performance management Recruits, trains & develops the team ensuring there is a succession plan in place and supports the company Apprenticeship programme where applicable

Services operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week inc. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Night Shift, Vending, Hospitality and Retail.

About YouMust be able to perform well in a high pressure and fast paced environmentStrong leadership skillsHave experience in a similar Head Chef role for 2 years.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 foodAbout UsWe 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:Free mealsOnsite free car parkingElectric vehicle charging pointsContributory 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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