Chef Manager

Posted 9 days ago by Sodexo
Location Preston Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £25,000 Sector Catering & Hospitality

Do you have a strong understanding of the catering services and a proven track record as a Chef Manager?

We are looking for an experienced Chef manager to join our team based at Westinghouse Springfields. This job will suit someone with a sound understanding of catering services, effective team management skills and a good financial mind.

Sodexo’s Energy & Resources team serves clients across specialist industries: oil & gas; mining and engineering; construction plus other energy sectors.

We have a dedicated team of 2,000 employees working at over 80 sites in the UK & Ireland region - often in isolated locations both on and offshore.

Onshore and offshore operations are coordinated from our Energy & Resources segment headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Package description

Up to £25,000 

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!

Main responsibilities
  • Work in the kitchen assisting in the daily preparation of food, making roads and innovations into creating food concepts, promotions, healthy eating and sustainable fish options
  • Comply with all company and client policies and statutory regulations relating to Health and Safety, Safe Working Practices, Hygiene, Cleanliness, Fire and COSHH.
  • Liaise with Cookchill, Grab & Go, Vending, Walmer House, Chefs and Management on all food service issues.
  • Liaise with HSE/ Training Manager to ensure all training is carried out weekly ensuring we are compliant with Health & Safety and Food Safety.
  • Ensure the store person receives and checks in goods against invoice for quantity and quality ensured temperature records are maintained. Ensure that all goods are quickly and correctly stored away on rotation system following the "first in, first out" rule and comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Ensure all costs and expenditure is within the budgeted levels agreed between the client and Sodexo. Control all costs such as labour, expenses, cash purchases and stock as agreed with your Line Manager.
  • Walk the floor during service periods to ensure that excellent levels of service are being delivered, speak to customers to gain feedback on the service provided. On a daily basis complete pre and post service briefings with all staff to ensure they are fully informed of the menu items, promotions etc.


Ideal candidate
  • Hold 706/1 & 706/2 or equivalent, RIPHH and IOSH Certificates
  • Working knowledge of Cook Chill Catering
  • Work Knowledge HACCAP
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.