Cook Manager, Antingham and Southrepps School

North Norfolk
Cook Manager
Display Salary:
£8.03 per hour
Working Hours:
25 hour per week, Monday-Friday, term time only
Date Posted:
20 Apr 2017
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Cook Manager to effectively manage the catering operations at Antingham and Southrepps School, including the management of kitchen staff through inspiration, training and encouragement.

You will need to be a strong leader who can provide inspiration to others, be creative and be able to demonstrate a strong focus on customer care.

If you share our passion for great food and fantastic service and have the ability to deliver both we really want to hear from you.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain an effective working relationship with the school’s business managers/partners.

  • Plan menu’s within the approved Norse Commercial Services and client guidelines

  • Manage the preparation, production, packaging and labelling of an extensive daily ‘Grab and Go’ range.

  • Present and serve a daily selection of hot meals.

  • Manage all food and non-food stocks, ensuring compliance with the Norse Commercial Services procurement chain.

  • Responsibility for stock control ensuring minimal wastage, portion control and good stock rotation.

  • Allocation of duties to your team, monitor and manage their performance.

  • Effective “on the job” staff training, leading from the front with creativeness and flare.

  • Ensuring the team are sufficiently multi skilled, to allow the unit to run effectively during periods of staff absence.

  • To monitor the unit’s operating budgets and identify where adjustments need to be made. 

The successful applicant will have previous experience in a similar role and ideally possess a catering qualification.

An enhanced DBS check will be carried out on the successful applicant. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the date you apply; please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this position.

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