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Chef Manager

Chef Manager

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We are looking for an exceptional Chef Manager for a wonderful family run private boarding school nestled in the Surrey Hills. You will lead a team of 10 producing freshly prepared meals for 350 boarders using top quality locally sourced products. We have a modern well-equipped kitchen and even have a full size outside wood burning pizza oven!

As a Chef Manager you will have a background in an independent school, restaurant or an upmarket contract catering site and will be looking for an exciting new challenge. We are looking for someone with excellent presentation and communication skills, with a real passion for food and service and bags of enthusiasm. You must be a real foodie for this role, be comfortable in dealing with clients and customers and have the ability to motivate a team.

Key information: Chef Manager

  • Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent on experience.
  • Working days: 5 days per week, working every 3rd weekend and 2 evenings per week
  • Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
  • 35 days holiday per annum.
  • Sector: School Education
  • Location: Near Dorking, Surrey

Key Responsibility: Chef Manager

  • Be fully up to date with HACCP, food safety and allergens.
  • Have full understanding and ability to work with Word and Excel.
  • Be a proven, hands-on leader
  • Be financially aware
  • Be naturally outgoing and vibrant
  • Have the ability to train and inspire
  • Be innovative and creative
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail
  • Be up to date with current food trends
  • Possess good IT skills
  • Must have clean driving license and own a car.

Skills/Experience required: Chef Manager

  • Food Hygiene & Food Allergen Certificate Level 2 or Level 3
  • Excellent organisational and managerial skills
  • City & Guild Qualification OR NVQ equivalent
  • Enhanced DBS check

This vacancy is being managed by Mr Mel Burley, Senior Consultant ISCC, on behalf of Hurtwood House School.

Email: mel.burley@iscc.co.uk