Catering Manager

Posted 5 days ago by Bluearrow
Location Belfast Job Type Permanent
Salary £24000 - £29000 per annum Sector Catering & Hospitality
Catering Manager Vacancy

Blue Arrow are currently on the outlook for a Catering Manager on Behalf of one of our most prestigious clients Based in East Belfast. 

  1. To effectively manage the  team and prepare food to a high standard on a daily basis including breakfast, lunch, snacks catering for internal events, external catering to events, and some evening meals as required
  2. To manage food serving and presentation standards for customers/clients ensuring excellent customer care is adhered to
  3. To manage, motivate and ensure the training needs of all  employees and volunteers are met
  4. To provide a hospitality/catering service for meetings and events in the complex
  5. To manage and promote the external Catering Service to increase social economy revenue and further develop this service
  6. To create and adapt menus where appropriate relating to the sales mix and costing
  7. To manage the daily meal service for the Meals on Wheels programmer and provide information to fulfill requirement from funder
  8. To provide and co-ordinate a daily meal service for Nursery children on the complex
  9. To ensure the security of stock in the storage rooms and to report any irregularities to the Head of Finance & Corporate Services
  10. To be responsible for the management of till operations and completion of weekly/monthly account
  11. To be responsible for targeted food promotions and special offers for customers
  12. To meet sales targets and KPI’s and produce variance trends
  13. To work within an expenditure budget and to calculate food costs in line with budgets
  14. To meet set sales targets by increasing and promoting services provided
  15. To ensure compliance with Health & Safety policy and regulations including HACCP, COSHH, hygiene codes of practice and temperature controls
  16. Provide health and safety induction and training for staff and volunteers and carry out health and safety checks on equipment and in the Café
  17. To produce reports for the Board as required
  18. To act as a member of the Management Team
  19. To manage financial, human resources and health and safety procedures applicable as a catering manager
  20. To cover all duties normally assigned to the Second Chef and Meals on Wheels Coordinator in their absence and to undertake any other reasonable duties within their capacity as a catering manager

Essential Criteria


  1. NVQ Level 2 or equivalent essential
  2. Possess a relevant food hygiene certificate

  3. Minimum of three years’ experience of working in a managerial role in a similar high volume catering environment (in a café, restaurant, contract catering, hotel)
  4. Three years’ management/supervisory experience for a team of catering staff
  5. Experience of budget management/financial analysis
  6. Experience of ordering and stock taking

    Knowledge and Skills
  7. Good knowledge of HACCP
  8. Highly customer focused
  9. Possess excellent leadership and motivational skills
  10. Ability to multi-task and to work effectively under pressure
  11. Excellent time management with the ability to prioritize workload
  12. Flexible and adaptable with regards to working hours
  13. Knowledge of Microsoft office suite word and excess

Email or call Dee on 02890315005


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