Salary: Depending on experience

Shift hours: Full Time

About the role

Here at Sodexo, our talented Chefs use their passion to create beautiful dishes using the finest ingredients, whilst being sensitive to nutritional needs and environmental impact. We have a vacancy for you to join our busy team as a Hospitality Chef at DPD Oldbury

You’ll be responsible for supporting the team in maintaining the highest standard in the preparation, presentation and service of food, within the company standards and the contract specifications.

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

A Few things about you

We want you to bring your passion for food, great communication skills your innovation when you join us!

Being part of a busy team will allow you to demonstrate your excellent service standards, as well as give you opportunities to prepare, cook and present delicious, fresh dishes.

Ideally you’ll need to have:

·       NVQ Level 2 or equivalent 

·       Food and Hygiene and Health and Safety Certificates.

Sodexo embeds a strong safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practises so it is vital that you will champion this. 

  • To ensure that all food services are produced to the agreed client & Company standard through the catering team and in all areas of your responsibility.
  • To actively enforce relevant statutory, company and site H&S and FS compliance together with the monitoring of related equipment
  • To motivate and lead catering employees to perform their roles to a high standard and in alignment to Sodexo policies and procedures
  • To actively seek and identify opportunities for business growth within the contract and external market
  • To drive the margin through adhering to the recipes on DRIVE
  • To drive sales through keeping the food offer fresh & up to date
  • Ensure the “service” at point of delivery in all of your business is exceeding the standards required and the customer is receiving the best quality service at all times of the day and that the contract is meeting the client objectives in relation to finance and operational KPI’s
  • Understand the services that Sodexo offers, and the end-to-end process of Sodexo’s operating systems/procedures involved in delivering the services to our client.
  • To complete to take stock to ensure accuracy on GP/stock holding is achieved every week.

We are looking for an experienced chef who is passionate about food to work in a busy staff restaurant. The successful candidate must be able to work well as a team and build a good relationship with their customers and team alike.

This candidate must have a proven track record in food production and must be able to produce good quality food in a busy catering environment.

This hours for this post are as follows – Monday – Friday 7am-2pm with the occasional chance of overtime

There may be a necessity to occasional cover the night shift for holidays which would be 4 weeks of the year to cover the night shift chef for holidays and any sickness.

Job Type: Full-time

Reference: SDX/TP/1209125/91921

Location: Oldbury, West Midlands, England

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