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University of Manchester

University of Manchester

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Chef (Hospitality & Events)

  • Job type Full Time
  • Date posted 4 July 2024
  • Expiration date 17 July 2024
  • Location City Centre
  • Salary £13.97 per hour

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  • Full Time
  • City Centre
  • 13.97 GBP / Hour

Website University of Manchester

At the heart of our vision are our people – a diverse, inclusive community of individuals who work together to create positive change for the world around them.

Aim / Purpose of this Role

HospitalityOnCampus is seeking to put together a group of chefs to support its busy and diverse operation across the year, helping to support events, weddings and business within our restaurants/cafes, helping the team to cover holidays and be more flexible as business dictates.

The aim is to put together and develop our own in house ‘agency’ team to prevent us having to go to external agencies during busy periods and during team holidays.

Successful applicants will become University members of staff with access to university benefit schemes, as well as joining a large, diverse kitchen brigade of 25+ staff.

This is a flexible role, working “as and when required” across the week, 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends. Hours will vary each week depending on business and support that is required.

About this Role

HospitalityOnCampus is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join it’s kitchen team as a Hospitality and Events Chef on a as and when required basis.

The successful candidate will deliver a broad range of hospitality, events and dining (dinners, weddings and private dinners) across campus in support of internal and corporate business, ensuring that the agreed, highest attainable standards for hospitality and service are consistently delivered.

Applicants will also support the café/restaurant services as required across the various venues across the department, including Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery and the Alliance Manchester Business School.

Working with the Head Chef and senior colleagues, the post holder will undertake the preparation and delivery of services across the department, with a passion for quality food and high standards of hospitality, including provision for…

  • Catered conferencing and events
  • Lunch services both for events and within our cafes
  • Dinners and banqueting
  • Weddings
  • Support other food-led outlets within the department

The successful applicant will support planned event deliveries to agreed timings and standards, including the running of dinner/banqueting service, fine dining and other events, working with front of house colleagues to ensure an efficient service which is to the agreed food presentation and quality standards, and which delivers the customer experience.

Applicants must have a Professional Cookery Qualifications to (minimum) City and Guilds 706/2. They must have the relevant technical culinary skills gained within a similar environment, as well as a working knowledge of Health and Safety regulations (including up to date Food Safety and Allergen Management), along with a good interpersonal team attitude and self-motivation. Good verbal and written communication skills, a natural positive attitude towards a busy/pressurised environment and the ability to work flexibly across the week to the requirements the business is essential to this role.

This is a flexible role, working “as and when required” across the week, 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends. Hours will vary each week depending on business and support that is required. This role will suit individuals looking to work additional hours in the evening, at weekends, or who wish to pickup additional hours during the week.

University Catering

Catering at the University encompasses a broad and diverse range of business areas – including retail outlets, catered halls, student bars, conferencing, events and hospitality.

There are many benefits to working at the University.

  • 34 days holiday, including Christmas and New Year
  • Generous pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • A strong commitment to personal and career development, as well as well-being and mental health.
  • Annual salary review

To find out more about staff benefits, and working within catering at the University, visit our catering staff website – www.umc-limited.co.uk

HospitalityOnCampus

HospitalityOnCampus is responsible for the provision of all hospitality, events and dining services across the university campus, including within some key, iconic venues and facilities such as Manchester Museum and Whitworth Art Gallery.

With such a varied range of business across the week, the department is always a buzz of activity – no two days are ever the same. The business operates 7-days a week, accommodating events and hospitality both daytime and evenings across the week, including weekends.

Please note, under the new immigration rules this role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route of the Points Based System. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK in order to be eligible to take up the post.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Adam Woof (Operations Manager)

Tel: 0161 275 7715 or Email: adam.woof@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see this link for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobsinmcr.co.uk.

  • Job type Full Time
  • Date posted 4 July 2024
  • Expiration date 17 July 2024
  • Location City Centre
  • Salary £13.97 per hour

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