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Chef Manager

  • Woodhall Farm, Hemel Hempstead (HP2), HP2 7HL
  • £20,000 per annum

Chef Manager

Edwards & Blake is one of the leading contract caterers in East Anglia and is pleased to be recruiting for an experienced Chef Manager to lead a fantastic hardworking team in a Primary school in Hemel Hempstead. 

This role offers Monday to Friday daily food service during term time, with a great salary and benefits to the right candidate. 

Working Monday – Friday 40 hours per week term time only. 

To start September 2017. 

The successful candidate should be passionate about food, display excellent customer service skills and have strong, high quality led educational background in the contract catering sector. We are looking for applications from people who are creative as well as being business aware and able to drive the operation forward by preparing and serving fresh food for young children, some with special diets. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Excellent craft skills for this hands-on role, with passion, commitment and enthusiasm to make a difference 
  • A real eye for detail and ability to achieve ‘excellence’ on a daily basis 
  • The experience and ability to develop the catering services achieving customer and client satisfaction through feedback and continual improvement 
  • A real passion for food and a dynamic and innovative approach to business development and developing the team to deliver the client and customer needs 
  • A thorough understanding of Food Safety and Health and Safety, with recent experience of managing within the current legislations 
  • Financial understanding of budgets and managing all areas of costs, sales growth and labour to deliver consistent results 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Knowledge on health and nutritional guidelines is essential 

A Level 2 Food Safety certificate is essential and Level 3 Food Safety is preferable. 

The successful candidate will look forward to working in a fantastic environment with development potential, company benefits, free uniform and training. 

Edwards and Blake support the safeguarding of children and is an equal opportunities employer. This vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will require candidates to evidence the right to work in the UK at the interview stage. References will be sought prior. 

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