Chef - Wallingford, Oxford
Salary: £22,944 + Benefits
Hours: Perm, 40 hours per week
Perks: The company have some of the best employment terms and benefits package in the sector, including generous leave entitlement, paid time off to deal with family emergencies and paid maternity leave - as well as lots of benefits to save you and your family money and to save for your future.
Our client is proud to be part of a national childrens charity and over 150 years of experience in caring for children and young people, they are an award-winning quality and ethical provider.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Chef who is passionate about the importance of nutrition, being part of the nursery team, you will adhere to the healthy eating menus, oversee, plan,order and prepare meals for children ensuring that hygiene standards are adhered to.
What youll be doing :
? Planning healthy meals, with staff that are nutritious, varied and tasty, taking into account the childrens dietary and cultural requirements.
? Taking full responsibility for compliance with all relevant food hygiene and Health & Safety requirements.
? Ensuring that all stock is order and replenished as needed, that food is correctly stored in line with guidance and that stock is rotated and all equipment is kept clean and in good repair.
? Keeping waste to a minimum, ensuring the impact on the environment is as minimal as it can be, and costs are kept low
? Managing the food budget and taking responsibility for the expenditure and invoicing.
? Always following latest legislation in relation to food and food hygiene, and taking part in all necessary and required training as needed.
? Were ideally looking for someone who has-A Basic food hygiene certificate.
? A passion for cooking and creating healthy balanced meals.
? Excellent organisational skills.
? Experience in a similar role working in a catering environment.