Corporate Head Chef Manager Job

Location Greater London, UK
Sector Corporate Staffing
Job Role Kitchen Staff
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £45,000-£50,000 GPA
Job Number  49568
Created 09 August 2018

Greycoat Lumleys’ client is currently looking to hire a full-time Corporate Head Chef Manager to cover a maternity leave for one year.

The directors' dining room is quite busy, and they cater for a variety of events including fine dining lunches, buffets, conferences, canapé parties, as well as for the staff cafe. The style of food ranges on a daily basis, but is mainly modern European. The quality of the food is exceptional, and the clients use high quality ingredients for the menu. The cafe is a recent addition to the set up and this is quite fun cooking. They produce homemade cakes, lovely bright salads and then more family style cooking in the winter for the cafe. Even when the client lunches are not happening, the café still runs.

The Head Chef Manager would start ASAP and would work alongside the current head chef manager as this will enable a good handover.

The right corporate head chef manager can expect:

  • Salary: £ 45,000- £50,000

  • Hours and days: Monday to Friday (approximately 8am to 5pm)

The responsibilities will include:

  • Day to Day running and managing of the whole catering department and team of 6

  • Maintenance of all kitchen and catering equipment within the main kitchen, staff café and client rooms and 2 servery kitchens

  • Cooking, designing seasonal menus and costings for events across the firm, these include all day conferences, canape events, buffet and client lunches, and dinners.

  • Working closely with the Events and BD department in delivering these events.

  • Running and managing the staff café on a daily basis , this includes the below and generally catering for around 40 to 65 covers daily


The right candidate will have:

  • Previous Management experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexible, can do attitude essential

  • At least 5-7 years cooking experience at a high standard

  • Being able to juggle and multi task between cooking and managing is essential.

  • Strong computer skills

  • Previous event experience


Responsible consultant: Darren Lewis

Job Number: 49568

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