Salary: Up to £28,457 per annum (DOE)

Shift hours: Permanent

Catering Manager – Chester
Up to £28,457 per annum (DOE)

  • Monday to Friday role, however occasional Saturday morning may be required
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Free staff meal
We currently have a really exciting opportunity for a Catering Manager to join our site in Chester.

We connect workplaces to mindful, flavourful & planet-positive catering
At Eurest, we are the experts in workplace catering, operating in over 700 workspaces every day. We know that fuelling employees throughout the day can help to sharpen their thinking, nourish their bodies and minds and ultimately, motivate them to perform at their best. Our workplace food experiences are driven by our promise to live more sustainably and responsibly, working towards our goal of net zero by 2030.
We’re people-powered at Eurest
It’s an understatement to say that we’re passionate about what we do, which is why we’re committed to attracting the best and brightest people to join us – could that be you? Find out what makes joining Eurest so exciting.

As a Catering Manager, you will enjoy getting the best out of people, you draw satisfaction from managing, training and supporting your team of 7 employees. You will be providing a professional catering service, ensuring that company standards are maintained and that Client expectations are met.

This site offers a breakfast, lunch and evening meal service along with a night shift service. We also offer Vending and a Hospitality service at this site.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • To manage & deliver KPI’s effectively each month.
  • To manage relationships with both direct & indirect clients.
  • Understand and deliver all contractual terms
  • Ensure weekly meetings are held & action plans are completed
  • Ensure all company promotions are correctly implemented
  • Monitor and manage GP
  • Ensure cost and sales records are accurately inputted and maintained & all food wastage is recorded and minimised
  • To step into the kitchen and prepare meals as and when required
  • Complete labour schedule within the labour budget, effectively minimising any agency and overtime spend.
  • Ensure all costs are managed effectively within budget
  • To make sure you and all staff are aware of, and meet the legal and Company requirements for fire, safety, health and hygiene
  • To report health and safety issues, including all accidents and near misses
  • To promote good safety habits and methods of work
  • To ensure all displays, counters and seating areas comply with company and statutory health and hygiene requirements
  • To ensure the unit is clean in all work areas during and after service times
A DBS will be required for this role.
About you:
  • Minimum 2 years catering experience as a Catering Manager
  • Previous culinary experience essential.
  • Proven experience in managing successful teams in a similar environment
  • Ability to manage team and client.
  • Good communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with dual clients
  • Takes pride in the appearance of their workplace.
  • Team player and can-do attitude, always willing to help where needed.
  • Strong compliance and health and safety knowledge required.
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • I.T literate
About Us:

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Free meals
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
Job Reference: com/0502/96228001/52373331/SU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone’s talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive – Diversity is Our Strength!

Reference: com/0502/96228001/52373331/SU
Location: Chester

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