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Chef Manager

£27,000.00 per annum


My client has got an exciting Chef Manager opportunity at a newly gained Independent Prep School in Kings Worthy, Winchester.

My client feeds 500 children and staff per day across morning break & lunch. You will also be providing a very high standard of hospitality. You will be managing a team of 5 staff and working within a brand new kitchen (opening in September)

My client is looking for an amazing “foodie” chef manager for this position, its all about the food!

You will need to come from a total fresh food background and be able to demonstrate your passion for fresh, quality seasonal produce. You will have excellent commercial awareness and be able to demonstrate this along with your knowledge of modern food trends.

The ideal candidate will have experience within either education or B&I contract catering.


  • Winchester

A little about the caterer:

  • A leading independent contract catering in the UK
  • Total fresh food policy with modern “street food style” menus
  • Training and development of its teams
  • A company who care about there people and most importantly a company that “LOVES” food!

Salary & Benefits:

  • £27,000 per annum
  • Predominantly Monday to Friday
  • Term time only (working 40 weeks of the year)
  • Employee discount card – money off at your favorite restaurants, cinemas, theme parks
  • Meals on duty, uniform provided
  • Company Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Excellent career progression and development

Job Requirements & Key Skills:

  • Ensuring that service level agreements are achieved & customer and client expectations are met.
  • Ensuring that catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and that safe systems of work are in place
  • Managing, motivating and developing the team
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are followed
  • Ensure that financial margins are being met and client budget being achieved through good management of the account
  • A real foodie, someone who will stand out for there passion
  • Fresh, seasonal food background with an understanding of modern food trends
  • A strong team player as well as someone who leads from the front
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Experience of Microsoft packages (word, excel, outlook)
  • Strong craft skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Legal Requirements:

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS

If this sounds like the perfect role for you please do apply today!