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Head Chef

SSP Catering

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £31,150 to £34,265 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 28 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 December 2019
Reference:  094119
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Catering Department for a passionate, self-motivated and highly organised Head Chef to join our team.
As the Head Chef you will be expected to support the Catering Manager in effectively managing the department and contributing to the success of Surrey Sports Park’s catering operation by ensuring our customers receive consistently good quality food and service whilst maintaining and managing financial targets. The role is responsible for managing Health & Safety and Food Safety for the department ensuring the team are up to date with all training requirements.
The successful candidate must have a strong knowledge of menus, nutrition, current food trends and be able to respond to menu requirements from all aspects of the business including, bar catering, hospitality catering, event catering and arena catering.
The successful candidate must:

·         Have relevant qualifications, knowledge and experience in a head chef role.
·         Have experience in managing an operation to deliver key KPI’s.
·         Have impeccable working knowledge of Food Safety and Health & Safety.
·         Experienced in developing and implementing new menu concepts.
·         Have experience in managing a small kitchen team.
·         Be computer literate.

This is a really exciting opportunity for the right candidate to transform the catering operation into something great that all out customers will love for 2020.
Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.
If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Chris Fentiman on email
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable
Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

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