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