Executive Chef - Cambridge

13/11/2017 08:11
Up to £40,000

Fantastic Opportunity-Prestigious Independent School.

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative menus delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great food comes from great ingredients. Our Chefs use seasonal produce, adding their own individual creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud to encourage.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Executive Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Adopt a hands on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering pupil and staff feeding along with an extensive range of  hospitality and events
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, H&S and COSHH
  • The Executive Chef will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience in a role as Executive Chef or Head Chef being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers and making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
  • Have great people skills and able to communicate at all levels, lead, develop, train, motivate and inspire a large team.
  • Show a real passion for food whilst demonstrating excellent customer service.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Superb culinary skills
  • Excellent financial understanding
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude

About The Company

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you then please email an up to date CV to: edward.nesbitt@compass-group.co.uk

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