Head Chef

University of Cambridge - Corpus Christi College

Corpus Christi College requires a Head Chef who is looking for a challenging career move with this ‘hands on’ position in a college that has a strong reputation for its food.

The successful applicant must have a proven track record in leading a large team and the professional experience appropriate for the range of duties to be undertaken. The post holder will assist the Executive Head Chef in running and managing all areas of food production, ensuring that the highest standards of food service are achieved in an efficient and cost effective manner. With proven skills in procurement, leadership and the management and development of staff, the post holder will have responsibilities for the supervision, training and motivation of the kitchen team and for consistently delivering the highest standards. Ideally highly IT literate and proficient in MS Office and an experienced trainer, the College also requires a team leader who can be directive, is good at problem solving and has experience of change management.

We expect the post holder to be a highly skilled chef who will be the creative driving force behind the preparation and provision of the highest quality food service to the Master, Fellows, students, staff and guests of the College. It is important to us that the customer is just as satisfied with the day-to-day collegiate catering as they would be with the high-end catering delivered at College functions and to our conference delegates. Demonstrating flair and imagination, with a passion for fresh, local and seasonal produce, the post holder will be expected to incorporate this ethos into all areas of the catering service whilst driving down cost in order to meet budgetary targets.    

This is a full-time position working  37.5 hours per week working 5 days out of 7 Monday to Sunday on a rota basis in mostly straight shifts, with days and start times varying according to your shifts. 

Further particulars and details on how to apply are available on the College website at: https://www.corpus.cam.ac.uk/further-information/non-academic-staff-vacancies

Further enquiries may be made to the HR Manager by email or telephone: recruitment@corpus.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 338044. 

Closing Date: Thursday 21 December 2017

No initial acknowledgement of the receipt of applications will be made but all applicants can expect

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