Chef Manager - Oxford

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£20,000 - £26,000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Chef Manager - Contract Catering - Job Summary

Great opportunity to join one of the UK's leading catering and hospitality organisations in an exciting and challenging role as a Chef Manager. My client is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Chef Manager who wishes to pursue a career within an organisation which offers progression and development.  A role which will require the successful candidate to be flexible in approach, having a sound understanding of managerial responsibilities and the desire to build on existing quality standards.  My client is one of the UK's leading catering and hospitality specialists. They operate across a variety of sectors providing mostly catering and hospitality services.

Chef Manager - Contract Catering - Role Responsibility

As a Chef Manager you will be in full control of all aspects of the catering facility, including food production, all paperwork and assisting in service when needed. You will need to manage your business area effectively and ensure the best service and  food is being delivered at all times.


In the capacity of a Chef Manager you will:

  • Build, develop and motivate your team to deliver the very best service and quality to the client
  • Have excellent front of house standards coupled with exceptional communication skills
  • Preparing and serving food to a high standard
  • Be knowledgeable about all health, safety & hygiene matters and drive these high standards through the team 
  • Develop the service offer and client relationship to grow the business areas covered under the contract
  • Be fully P&L accountable and be able to manage cost and resources to deliver profit and margin targets
  • Ensure all of your team is engaged, motivated and passionate about delivering the service that is expected

Chef Manager - Contract Catering - The Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate:


  • Able to develop and motivate a team
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Results orientated with impeccable standards around quality, service and presentation
  • Computer literate, numerate with very good verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Previous Management experience within a food-led business - preferably contract catering
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and standards
  • Leadership skills with the ability to demonstrate a hands on approach to your work
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Is positive, articulate and polished, and knows how to professionally interact with clients within their environment

Detail2Leisure Recruitment is acting as an employment agency. We are the chosen recruitment partner for many of the UKs leading Contract Catering and Facilities Management companies.