Salary: Up to £13.50 per hour

Shift hours: Permanent

Development Chef – Rugby

Up to £13.50 per hour

Compass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world’s leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients’ premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business &; Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Development Chef, responsible for providing culinary support . This support will include delivering special events, training of culinary teams, monitoring and maintenance of culinary standards, monitoring compliance with Compass procedures and systems and support for client functions

  • Working with the development team to create new exciting concepts for the contracts
  • Responsible for completing food development briefs from start to finish and working with the Chefs to create and develop training in line with needs and future food trends
  • To oversee, plan and support food production across the contracts to ensure continuous improvement and change is achieved
  • Working with the Contract Managers to provide strategy and innovation, and menu planning that enhances client experience
  • Building, training and supporting kitchen teams by developing a robust succession plan
  • Maintaining and supporting the delivery of all company Health, Safety, Food Hygiene and COSHH regulations
  • Holding workshops to support culinary activities, establishing presentation techniques and quality standards across the contracts
  • To work in partnership with the nutritionist to ensure healthy eating is planned and communicated to the chefs/cooks
  • Experience in a similar catering environment
  • Food Hygiene Certificate – Level 4
  • High standards and quality driven
  • Awareness of current and moving food trends
  • Ability to manage a team
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • City & Guilds 706/1 or NVQ equivalent
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team / previous coaching or training experience
  • Passionate about food
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Reference: compass/TP/396461/82248/AC
Location: Rugby