Hospitality & Tourism

Head of Kitchen

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Head of Kitchen – Vertas Group Limited

22.50 hours per week across 38.6 weeks of the year, term time only.

Kingsfleet Primary School


About us:

Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-service facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is putting our staff and customers at the heart of everything we do.

The Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Kitchen to join our catering team at Kingsfleet Primary School in Felixstowe.

This is a key role organising, preparing, cooking and serving quality meals to customers in accordance with the standard required and statutory regulations.

We are looking for a hard working courteous individual who has is enthusiastic and interested in producing healthy school lunches at the school.

Main responsibilities include:

* Supervision of the unit including monitoring hygiene standards, staff training and all day to day operations of the kitchen

* Undertake and/or lead a team where appropriate in the preparation, cooking and service of the meal

* Administrative work, including placing orders, stock control and monitoring of food budgets

* Checking and recording the amount, price and condition of all food/non-food deliveries and taking any necessary action required

* To take responsibility for the standards of cleanliness and hygiene of kitchen premises and equipment whilst maintaining sufficient stock levels of cleaning materials

The Head of Kitchen will have:

* Previous experience working in a catering environment

* Experience of preparing and cooking of food

* Good customer care skills

* Great catering presentation skills

Employment Type: Permanent