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Title:  Group Chef

Requisition #:  357477

Farmborough, SOM, GB

Career Area:  Culinary

Are you ready to take the next step in your Cheffing career and join the #dreamteam?

If so, then keep reading……

We are currently recruiting for an individual who is passionate and dedicated about food to come and join our Aramark UK team as a Group Chef covering five sites across the Midlands and North. This is a permanent and full-time role.

So who are we? In a nutshell, Aramark provides world-class contract catering services to our extensive list of clients across the UK, including Defence and Judicial, private industry and Education. We are very lucky to have some of the best Culinary and Catering talent that the UK has to offer working within our teams and we are looking for a very capable Group Chef to support with all things food in our Business and Industry sector.

Our Business and Industry sector arm is an exciting, ever-changing and growing part of our business. We are eager to find someone who has the below skills and experience;

  • Develop strong commercial relationships with suppliers, ensuring receipt of service and quality levels required to obtain the highest financial return
  • Ensure a consistent high standard of hospitality offer for the Executives, visitors, and customers alike.
  • Be accountable for the implementation of schemes including new products, procedures, and menu specifications, ensuring they fit with the quality and subsidy requirements of the client
  • Provide sustained, innovative, and continuous improvement to the Conference and Events food service offer
  • Plan effective schemes to build sales; measuring client satisfaction and increase customer satisfaction
  • Be accountable for the management and delivery of budget food subsidy, including GP & labour costs
  • Be accountable for stock flow and rotation of product within the unit

To be successful in this role, we are looking for an individual who has a passion for food and excellent service. Owing to the ever changing nature of contract catering, we are looking for someone who is able to work to pace, juggle many plates and who is reactive and positive to change. You will be super resilient, able to adapt to your audience and engaging. Due to the location of our sites this role, you will be required to travel. Therefore, a company car will be provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Executive Chef. Sound good so far? Let’s make it even better…

  • Competitive salary offering dependent on experience
  • Company Car
  • Generous annual leave that increases in line with service
  • Defined Contribution pension scheme and Life assurance benefits
  • Access to an employee benefit scheme that offers discounts across hundreds of retail and leisure providers
  • Wellbeing and financial support through our Employee Assistance Programme and in-house Mental Health Champions
  • Annualised salary reviews
  • Special leave benefits including a day off for moving to a new house, volunteering, parental leave and much more!
  • Dedicated L&D department and e-learning resources to support continuous development
  • A fully embedded induction and onboarding process

Please note that Aramark are an inclusive employer and are very open to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be required as part of the selection process for this role.