Blagdon
Canteen
Circa £21,000pa
28 Oct 2019

So, what will I be doing?

As Chef de Partie you will be responsible for delivering service excellence and a well balanced, quality lead, food operation. In addition, you will  be integral in developing the catering provision ensuring consistency and cost efficiencies where possible

Key responsibilities will include:

  •  Preparing and delivering all catering requirements including breakfast, lunch, snacks, cakes and desserts
  • Providing corporate hospitality where required or requested using fresh ingredients 
  • Coaching and developing the catering team to deliver excellence; leading by example
  • Ensuring all procedures and compliance logs are completed in line with site requirements
  • Contributing to menu development, delivery and developing the effectiveness of the catering operation
  • Supporting the delivery of the offsite and out of hours service 

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

These skills:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • As a minimum you will be qualified to Food Hygiene level 2/ Foundation in Health & Safety/Food allergen awareness
  • Minimum 2 years experience of working as a chef
  • A background in working in onsite canteens
  • Extensive knowledge of food preparation and culinary techniques
  • Demonstrable knowledge of food safety and compliance within a catering or food manufacturing setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to train, develop and motivate
  • Strong customer service skills

Why should I join the family?

We are independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UKs major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 25% of the UK’s packaged yogurt.

We’re sure you don’t need convincing, but there’s a whole host of benefits that we offer including: 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays, pension scheme, healthcare cash back plan, cycle to work scheme, subsidised products and services and preferable rates with our partners.

Please bear in mind that our closing dates are used as a guide for when the application window is expected to close. We reserve the right to close the application window sooner than the date displayed if we can. We therefore recommend that you get your application in straight away – and don’t miss the opportunity to join us.

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