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Head Chef

Job Title: Head Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Londonderry
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: SDX/TP/917935/62010
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

To ensure that the catering services are delivered at the required times to the company's standards, within the agreed specification and to the agreed performance, qualitative and financial targets. To take responsibility for food production, to include craft team management / ordering commodities / assisting with stock takes / updating stats and completion of Recipe On Line planning. Responsibility for menu cycle and special dish development / catering committee tastings. Craft Training / Team Building / Assist with Craft Team Recruitment & Interviewing, Main ResponsibilitiesMeet the demands of customers by providing the right catering services within the agreed SLA and contract agreement Assist the teams under your control to manage the quality and hygiene of the food cycle from preparation through to delivery. Actively enforce relevant statutory, company and site OH&S compliance through out the unit Motivate and lead the craft team to perform their roles to a high standard and in alignment with Sodexo policies and procedures Actively seek and identify opportunities for business growth within the contract and external market Manage menu development, including providing tasting sessions if required to the client catering committee. The Ideal CandidateEssential

Candidate Description

Proven experience in managing and leading a kitchen team Catering qualifications at 706 1 / 2 or equivalent as a minimum Industry acumen and knowledge of external catering developments & innovations Strong financial understanding and demonstrable budgeting management Experienced in adhering to and driving company initiatives Personal innovation and passion Demonstrative customer focus and service skills Strong communication and negotiation skills Experience working in a standards /compliance environment IT literate About The CompanySodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

Application Description

Sodexo Tel: 01276 687 000 Contact: Magita Lauder Email

Employer Description

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.