School Chef

Chef – Independent School

Location: Hampstead

Start Date: September 2024

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000

Hours: 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Our client, pre-prep school in North London is seeking a Chef to start at their school in September 2024.

The school is a Nursery and Pre-Prep school in North London and was established to provide children between the ages of 2 and 7+ years with the highest standard of education and care.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Nutritionist to design termly menus that are balanced, diverse, and culturally inclusive. These menus will include morning snacks, lunches, and afternoon snacks.
  • Provide appealing and plentiful meals daily. Ensure second helpings are available for children who request more.
  • Stay updated on food trends and new recipes through various resources to keep the menu fresh and exciting.
  • Maintain efficient stock control, ensuring supplies are always adequate and items are used in date order.
  • Manage the ordering schedule for various supplies.
  • Maintain a spotless kitchen environment.
  • Regularly check and record fridge, freezer, and water temperatures, ensuring compliance with standards (14°C – 18°C for water checks).
  • Manage the laundering of your uniforms and kitchen linens.

Person Specification

  • Quickly adjust to changes and use initiative effectively.
  • Foster positive relationships with parents, children, and staff.
  • Work well with others and follow directions when needed.
  • Maintain composure and efficiency under pressure.
  • Possess strong skills to keep the kitchen and its operations well-organized.

If you have the required skill set and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send through your CV or call Joseph at Connaught Education for more information.

Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialist

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: JACHE0307_1720015295
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: Hospitality and Catering
Job Locations: Camden, London
Job Types: Permanent

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