Overview

Salary: Up to £35,000 depending on experience

Shift hours: Permanent

Looking for a quality life/work balance? Most ESS Military sites operate on single shifts. No more split shifts or late-night finishes*! Mainly Monday – Friday, with occasional weekends/evenings.

ESS are looking or a talented and passionate SITE EXECUTIVE CHEF to join the Catering Team at RAF Cosford. WV7 3EX

In return you will receive;

  • Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Experience working on large events and competitions
  • Great work life balance through great shift patterns and ability to easily take holiday during Easter, Summer, and a better benefit of minimal shifts during the Christmas period, these are when we become quieter on our sites
  •  Free on shift meal
  • Career progression opportunities

RAF Cosford is a military base in the West Midlands based between Telford and Wolverhampton, Shropshire. The base is fully operational and feeds and accommodates up to 3,500 service personnel.

This is a hands-on role across multiple kitchens, working closely alongside the Managers and Catering leads

As the site Executive Chef you will be responsible for the:

  • Delivering a range of food and catering services across several outlets within a busy catering environment.
  • Planning, organising and directing tfood services ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is always enhanced with customers and clients
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of contract performance as a key member of the contact leadership team.
  • Leading the team through effective communication & performance management
  • Planning, organising and executing banquets and functions of all levels and size
  • Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning, promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Leading a health & safety culture across all food service operations

In addition you will also be required to

  • Lead the catering operations to ensure all food production, labour & GP targets are achieved across the contract/site
  • Recruit, trains & develop the team ensuring successions plans are in place and the company Apprenticeship programme is supported where applicable
  • Ensure food purchasing and stock management is managed effectively

Our ideal candidate will have

  • Excellent and Innovative culinary and presentation skills
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • The energy and passion to deliver great results
  • The ability to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
  • A forward-thinking approach and ability to make changes happen
  • A passion for food
  • Excellent organisation skills and team ethos

Reference: compass/TP/1572232/105797

Location: Albrighton, Wolverhampton

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