Catering Manager - Salford

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Compass UK


Job description


Catering Manager

Up to £30,000 depending on experience

We are looking for a talented and experienced Catering Manager to join our catering team at this prestigious education contract based in the heart of Salford.

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. You will be part of a team that supports the high quality education at this university by providing outstanding food and service to the students and staff.

You will be leading a team who have a passion for preparing food on a daily basis using the finest fresh locally sourced ingredients.

We are looking for someone that can help drive our food offer forward working alongside the Contract Director to make this site the Centre of Excellence within Chartwells.

The Catering Manager will be an ambassador for Chartwells and the University for all things food related, we strive to innovate our food offer and keep abreast of current food trends remaining competitive with any High Street food offer in terms of Food quality, presentation and style.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and enthusiastic Catering Manager to make a name for themselves within the contract catering industry.

It all starts with enjoyment - great tasting, healthy food that students look forward to and really enjoy.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

  • The Catering Manager will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Adopt a hands on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering student and staff feeding along with an extensive range of  functions and events
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, Health & Safety and COSHH
  • The Catering Manager will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.
Ideal Candidate
  • Proven culinary experience being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers but at the same time making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
  • Have a ‘big personality’ Great people skills and be able to lead, develop, train and inspire a large team.
  • Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Superb culinary skills
  • Good financial understanding
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude
Package Details
  • £30,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
About Us

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.


Job type
Salford, United Kingdom
Events, Catering
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

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