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University of Manchester

University of Manchester

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Sous Chef (Hospitality & Events)

  • Job type Full Time
  • Date posted 10 July 2024
  • Expiration date 24 July 2024
  • Location City Centre
  • Salary £32,170 per year

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  • Full Time
  • City Centre
  • 32170 GBP / Year

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.

About this Role

HospitalityOnCampus is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join it’s team as Sous Chef. This vital role will be responsible for managing and leading our main production kitchen in Fallowfield on a day-to-day basis, overseeing a range of catering for hospitality and events across the campus.

Working with the Head Chef and Senior Sous Chef, the post holder will undertake the operational management for food preparation, production and service – managing, leading and guiding staff from the front with an inspiring passion for food, guiding staff to achieve the highest standard of hospitality and food provision for a range of business, including…

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

The successful applicant will help to plan and coordinate the delivery of all hospitality, events and dining over multiple venues across the University campus, having operational oversight of the main production kitchen delivering out to the various areas across the department where events take place. Responsibilities will also include leading service on events, including large scale dinners, weddings and conference activity within campus venues.

Working with the Head Chef and Senior Sous Chef, the post holder will help to plan, cost and develop new menus for the business, striving to achieve continuous innovation of menus and a vibrant food culture within the team.

plicants must have a Professional Cookery Qualifications to (minimum) City and Guilds 706/2. They must have food production management 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 full-time role, working 40 hours a week across 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends.

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 wellbeing 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.

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

Tel: 0161 275 7715

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 10 July 2024
  • Expiration date 24 July 2024
  • Location City Centre
  • Salary £32,170 per year

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