Salary: £33,600 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Free meals on duty
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Working 5 out of 7 days

Role Overview
As the Kitchen Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management of our house menu, food production planning, food purchasing, and stock controls. You will contribute to menu development, ensure the cleanliness and general housekeeping of the kitchen, and implement new policies and procedures as required.

Key Responsibilities
– Manage house menu, food production planning, and purchasing within budgetary constraints.
– Oversee cleanliness and general housekeeping of all kitchen areas, ensuring compliance with health and safety standards.
– Implement new policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency.
– Provide up-to-date reports on progress to senior management.
– Communicate effectively with the senior management team and support their leadership.
– Manage stock effectively to minimise waste and maintain budgetary targets.
– Take leadership of the kitchen team, focusing on development and progression.
– Conduct performance reviews and set objectives for team members.
– Ensure operational excellence through effective communication and performance management.
– Train, and develop kitchen staff, ensuring a succession plan is in place.
– Liaise with the House Master and Matron, attending food committee meetings and acting upon feedback.
– Maintain health and safety standards, including adherence to food safety regulations and checks.
– Ensure compliance with company policies regarding uniform and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Person Specification
– Excellent culinary skills with experience in a similar role.
– Strong communication and leadership skills, able to engage and motivate others.
– Business management experience within a kitchen environment.
– Passionate about food and delivering excellence.
– NVQ Level 3 in professional cookery or equivalent (desirable).
– Intermediate food hygiene/Level 3 certification (desirable).
If you are passionate about delivering exceptional food quality, have excellent communication and management skills, and thrive in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you.

About Us
As part of Compass you’ll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK’s biggest businesses.
Job Reference: com/2204/76398001/52637503/SU
Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone’s talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive – Diversity is Our Strength!

Reference: com/2204/76398001/52637503/SU

Location: Rugby

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