Chef Coach - Maternity Cover

City of Oxford College
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Grade 5, up to £21,961 PA - Pro-Rata
21 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Trust: Activate Learning, Banbury and Bicester, Oxford, Reading

The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for food and for providing the best service at all times. This exciting role requires hands on craft chef to coach catering training students to provide a comprehensive outlet menu daily.

Primarily working with daily catering students who will be on Rota in the food outlets and kitchen. Your role will include face to face customer service and back of house kitchen production. Experience in coaching and training is not necessary as we will work with you to support this area.

You will:

• Have excellent communication skills along with a patient, enthusiastic and innovative attitude.
• Be able to show experience and skills by means of training our future chef’s within your brigade.
• Be able to do menu planning and costing, including stock control, and processing a small amount of bookwork.
• Have the ability to lead from the front and motivate a small team of work experience catering students who will be on rota to work alongside you.
• Undertake occasional external events and be able to switch between catering styles of mass production to fine dining.
• Ensure that high levels of hygiene and health & safety are maintained throughout.
• Be financially astute so to maximise profitability alongside food quality.
• Have a good understanding of dietary requirements and current allergens legislation.
• Be naturally outgoing and vibrant, with excellent customer skills.
• Have the ability to train and inspire our future budding chef’s
• Be innovative and creative.
• Have excellent organization skills.
• Demonstrate good attention to detail
• Be up to date with current food trends and work within a budget
• Actively seek and support new business which brings in additional profit for the organisation.

Trust: Activate Learning, Banbury and Bicester, Oxford, Reading
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: Grade 5, up to £21,961 PA
Contract Type: Full Time and Fixed Term Contract: Maternity Fixed Term
Job Expires: 17 August 2017 at 11:59 PM

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