General Catering manager, West Wales, 35K

Job Type:
Industry Sector:
Catering & Hospitality Jobs
Industry Sub Sector:
£30, 000 - £39, 999
Berkeley Scott
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General Catering Manager - Prestigious Independent School - Camarthenshire

We have an exciting opportunity for a General Catering Manager to work within a prestigious independent school. As General Catering Manager you will ensure the smooth and efficient planning and delivery of the day-to-day catering for up to 300 lunchtime covers with additional breakfast and evening meals provided. You will have a passion for quality food and great service delivery. We are ideally looking for a Manager with proven experience in catering to high end Education, Hotels or B&I contracts.

As Manager you will be able to accommodate a range of catering and event operations, working closely with the client on site as client point of contact, whilst managing the business needs and performance standards from a catering perspective. As General Catering Manager you will work with an outstanding team who will look to you for set the standard and lead by example. Your passion to deliver a consistently great customer experience and stunning food will be obvious to all. This school is at the heart of the surrounding area, working with other businesses and schools to develop a mutual respect and common understanding that children's development in all areas of education is so important.

This role offers a great opportunity for progression within this forwrad looking company.

Role Responsibility

As Manager you will be responsible for:

* Responsible for the management and execution of all catering and hospitality including breakfast, lunch and evening meals

* Sound financial knowledge and awareness of working with a contract budget

* Develop and lead a team of 60 to deliver excellence in service and offering to meet our exacting client's requirements

* Catering to additional hospitality including evening and weekend events for up to 500 covers when required

* Responsible for the creation and delivery of effective H&S and environmental plans

* Engage actively as the client point of contact with both the school and parents

* To motivate and lead employees to perform their roles to a high standard, leading by example at all times

* Delivering financial results and managing a P&L - full P&L knowledge and accountability is essential

* To continually drive towards service excellence, customer satisfaction and delivering innovation across all areas

* Ability to organise and implement plans to achieve client satisfaction leading to contract retention

* Coach, develop and lead a team to provide exceptional service

* You must be exceptionally presentable

* To implement and maintain exemplary levels of standards of hygiene, health and safety, auctioning where necessary

The Ideal Candidate

* Passionate about catering and service delivery
* Strong level of literacy and numeracy
* Knowledge of food preparation and standards required with education
* Strong ability to build professional partnerships and communicate at all levels
* Strong and sensitive man-management skills
* Great knowledge of current retail practices and food trends
* Great organisational skills and ability to prioritise effectively
* Adept at managing HR processes and driving teams
* Sound knowledge of compliance and able to implement effective financial controls to dliever all buseinss objectives.

Contact Details:
Berkeley Scott
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Contact: Suzannah Cole

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