Chef in United Kingdom

Applying for the Chef role

Job Title: Chef
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Sub Sector: Other Hospitality & Catering
Job Reference No: CAT/JS/02-04/1132

Job Description

Do you want to join a market leading catering supplier with over 80 years industry experience?

Do you want the opportunity to develop personally and professionally?

Do you want to join an exceptional team that delivers operational excellence?

Job Reference: CAT/JS/02-04/1132

Job Title: Chef

Location: Site Based

Site Address: Waltham Cross

Postcode: en14se

Pay Rate: GBP13.50

Hours per week: Variable Shift Rota - 13:00 - 00:30 - 40 hours per week (3 on 3 off)

How we reward our employees?

- Win a cash reward monthly in our Food Co Directors Star Award.
- All winners of Food Co Directors Star Award are entered into the Annual Star of the Year Award - Winner receives GBP1000 holiday vouchers.
- 20% Discount at `The Gym` - 200 sites nationally.
- Discounted Merlin Passes for all employees to enjoy discounts on top attractions.
- Up to 40% Discount on RAC Membership.
- Up to 30% off Microsoft office 360 Packages.
- Wide range of retail discounts.
- Refer a friend scheme with up to GBP500 of rewards!
- Opportunities for personal and professional development via our Learning & Development platform.
- Career progression within a growing company.
- Access to `WageStream` giving you the ability to track your wages in real time and access 30% if your earned pay instantly.


Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a dedicated and driven Chef to join our Catering team. This role will be based at our prestigious client site in Waltham Cross

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering our outstanding food and drink offering to our clients and site visitors.

What are the main responsibilities of the role?

- Ensuring food quality and taste are of the highest standard.
- Managing inventory of stock and ordering raw materials.
- Controlling budgets and minimising wastage.
- Maintaining health and hygiene in the kitchen.
- Prepare and cook for clients and customers.
- Supporting the site in the absence of the Senior Chef


What are we looking for?

- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK
- A driven and enthusiastic employee
- Someone who is willing to attain the highest standards possible.
- We are looking for an employee that is autonomous in their approach but also happy to work well in a team.
- Ideally, you will have your food handling certificate - but don`t worry if you don`t, we can help you achieve this!
- A background in contract catering would be ideal but not essential.
- Ideally City & Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 or level 2 diploma in Professional Cookery (or equivalent), but we are happy to talk to those also qualifying for their professional qualifications.
- Excellent knowledge of health and safety and food safety.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills as you will be interacting with the customer base and onsite clients.
- A real passion for food and service, with the ability to prepare and cook good quality seasonal food.
- Flexibility is required.


Additional Benefits

- To save you on your laundry costs, we will provide you with a set of workwear based upon the number of days you work each week.
- We will provide you with safety footwear from the day you start.


Business Overview

The OCS Group is one of the Global Leaders in Contract Catering. We have 3 specialist brands within our catering division, which are:

- Angel Hill
- Academy and
- Groundhouse Coffee


Our catering division provides bespoke catering solutions in every sector and business type. We offer a full range of catering services, including full counter services, coffee & deli bars, hospitality & events. If this sounds like the sort of business you would like to join, then please do not hesitate to get in touch!

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