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Lead Head Chef

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Lead Head Chef you will deliver the food programmes appropriate for our client in line with agreed Sodexo brands.


Role Responsibility

    Act as an ambassador and provide exceptional customer service
    Preparing, cooking and serving food that excites customers and builds long term relationships with colleagues, customers and clients.
    Ensure the prompt and efficient preparation and service of all meals to the company’s standard and to the client’s satisfaction
    Maintain compliance, cleanliness and hygiene of the unit to the required Sodexo standards, Service Level Agreement and as expected by our client

The Ideal Candidate

    Previous experience in a senior culinary role
    IT skills, including catering management systems
    Good communication skills
    Excellent organisation and planning skills to manage food production 
    A passion for food and service delivery 
    Excellent customer service
    Excellent managerial skills and be able to help colleagues to reach their potential
    P&L experience. Good financial awareness with the ability to analyse budgets, sales figures and forecasts to drive the P&L and deliver financial success

About the Company

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. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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