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Operations Manager - Permanent

Location: Home Counties
Salary: Commensurate with seniority and experience plus bonus, car allowance, pension and usual benefits
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Accent Catering Services are a successful, progressive and ever-growing fresh food business providing a bespoke catering service to the education and business & industry sectors. We are a quality driven company that invests strongly in its people, and we are regularly named as one of the Best Places to Work and Best Employers in Hospitality.

We are looking for an Operations Manager who has both a strong focus and passion for amazing food and truly understands what it takes to be a Best Employer company. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate how they can contribute to our continued success. We are looking for that ‘can do’ attitude that supports our enviable track record for success.

You will have a proven track record in people development and in developing client rapport and relationships. Possessing a passion for food and ability to lead your on-site teams to deliver an outstanding food offer on a daily basis will form part of your priorities. You will be able to create a positive working environment encouraging our inspired teams to continuously improve service provision whilst retaining our promise to deliver every day.

In return we offer a very competitive salary plus bonus scheme, car allowance, pension, life assurance, healthcare package and a strong focus on your work life balance.

Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role and appropriate evidence necessary to support the application. You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK and to provide two referees at interview stage.

Sous Chef - 40 hours per week, term time only

Location: Rayleigh SS6
Salary: £17,500.00 /year
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Are you passionate about food? Hard-working? Talented? If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you. We have an exciting opportunity in a fantastic educational site in Rayleigh, Essex for an enthusiastic and qualified Sous Chef.

Sous Chef – Rayleigh

Salary £17,500 pa

40 hours per week, term time only, Monday to Friday

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Sous Chef to work with an onsite Chef Manager. The successful candidate must able to cook fresh food from scratch using the freshest ingredients, love food and have excellent customer service and communication skills. In addition they must possess industry recognised qualifications along with Food Hygiene and Health and Safety training.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • An absolute foodie with a sous chef background, this is a very hands on role
  • Exceptional standards in all aspects of food service, attention to detail is vital
  • Proven track record in a high volume, quality catering establishment
  • Good communication and IT skills
  • Innovative person with a positive out going disposition and a can do approach

This is a customer facing position so in addition to the above you will also need good communication skills and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the English language.

Accent Catering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role and appropriate evidence necessary to support the application.

You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK and to provide two referees at interview stage.

Accent Catering have been named in The Caterer's prestigious awards as one of the top 10 places to work in hospitality in 2016. Don't miss your chance to become part of our award winning team, working as a Sous Chef in a fantastic educational site.

Commis Chef - 37.5 hours per week, term time only

Location: Esher, Surrey
Salary: £10.00 /hour
Starting: Nov 2017
Job Description:

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE? ARE YOU HARD-WORKING? PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD? If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you!

We have an exciting opportunity at our prestigious school site in Esher, Surrey for a Commis Chef to join the team at Accent working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only. You will also be expected to work overtime some evenings and weekends.

The food offer is fresh food cooked from scratch so excellent culinary skills are required with a passion for giving children the best possible lunch experience. You will be cooking for teachers and support staff. You will be working with a team of staff and you will report to the Chef Manager.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • An absolute foodie with a chef background, this is a very hands on role and you will be required to cook
  • Exceptional standards in all aspects of food service; attention to detail is vital
  • Proven track record in a high volume, quality catering establishment
  • Good communication and IT skills
  • Innovative person with a positive out going disposition and a can do approach
  • Proven track record of continually improving standards and achieving targets is essential

This is a customer facing position so in addition to the above you will also need good communication skills and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the English language.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but full training will be provided for the successful candidate.

Accent Catering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role and appropriate evidence necessary to support the application.

You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK and to provide two referees at interview stage.

Accent Catering have been named in The Caterer's prestigious awards as one of the top 10 places to work in hospitality in 2016. Don't miss your chance to become part of our award winning team, working as a Commis Chef in a fantastic educational site.

Sales Assistant/Bid Writer - Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey
Salary: £24,000.00 /year
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Sales Assistant/Bid Writer

Salary: £24k plus bonus (OTE £27.5k)

Location: Staines-Upon-Thames

Job Type : Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Accent Catering Services are a successful, progressive and ever-growing fresh food business providing a bespoke catering service to the education and business & industry sectors. We are a quality driven company that invests strongly in its people, and we are proud to be regularly identified as one of the Best Places to Work in Hospitality.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic graduate Sales Assistant/Bid Writer to join our sales and bid team in Staines-Upon-Thames.We are looking for a self-motivated, highly professional individual with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. You will have a high interest in developing your career and yourself with a desire to follow a career pathway into a sales management position. You will enjoy the success of winning business and have a drive for service excellence, a passion for food would be beneficial.There are two key aspects to this role. Firstly you will contribute to the achievement of new business targets by proactively contacting prospective clients, data cleansing and lead generation and arranging appointments for our Director of Sales to attend, you will also be required to support client meetings as required. Key aspects of the role include providing a high level of customer service and meeting targets as well as continually striving to increase year on year activity. There will be a requirement for you to work from home when making business sales calls, all the necessary equipment will be provided to facilitate this.The further element of the role will be supporting the bid writing team at key times in the calendar year. You will be planning and co-ordinating bid proposals which includes the analysis of key evidence to demonstrate how we can add value to the client’s organisation. You will ensure the timely submission of high quality, well written and well-presented tenders.The essential requirements are:

  • Degree educated
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Customer focussed and ability to engage with all levels of stakeholder both within the business and clients
  • Enthusiasm and confidence to win business
  • Exceptional attention to detail, specifically spelling and grammar
  • Excellent ability with IT packages
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Environment to facilitate home based working

We offer a competitive salary with pension, life assurance, sick pay and 28 days annual leave (incl. bank holidays). Relevant training will be provided to the right candidate plus the opportunity to progress in a growing business.

Head Chef - 40 hours per week, term time only

Location: London W8
Salary: £24,000.00 /year
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Are you passionate about food? Hard-working? Talented? If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you. We have an exciting opportunity in a fantastic educational site in Holland Park, London for an enthusiastic and qualified Head Chef.

Head Chef – Holland Park

Salary £24,000 per annum

40 hours per week, (6.30am – 3.00pm) term time only, Monday to Friday

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Sous Chef to work with an onsite Chef Manager. The successful candidate must able to cook fresh food from scratch using the freshest ingredients, love food and have excellent customer service and communication skills. In addition they must possess industry recognised qualifications along with Food Hygiene and Health and Safety training.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • An absolute foodie with a sous chef background, this is a very hands on role
  • Have exceptional standards in all aspects of food service, attention to detail is vital
  • Have a proven track record in a high volume, quality catering establishment
  • Possess good communication and IT skills
  • Be an innovative person with a positive out going disposition and a can do approach

This is a customer facing position so in addition to the above you will also need good communication skills and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the English language.

Accent Catering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role and appropriate evidence necessary to support the application.

You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK and to provide two referees at interview stage.

Accent Catering have been named in The Caterer's prestigious awards as one of the top 10 places to work in hospitality in 2016. Don't miss your chance to become part of our award winning team, working as a Sous Chef in a fantastic educational site.

Senior Relief Chef Manager - Surrey

Location: Home Counties
Salary: £32,000.00 /year
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Senior Relief Manager - Surrey

Are you getting the recognition and reward you deserve from your employers?

We are looking for a talented chef manager based in Surrey to join our team supporting the continued development and growth of Accent Catering. In the Senior Relief Chef role you will be developing business in your area including leading food based training, mobilisation, implementation of standards and supporting your Operations Manager’s area. Whenever at a site, you will be leading and inspiring teams, being a role model to everyone you come in to contact with.

In return, we are offering a salary of £32,000 (OTE), 25 days holiday allowance, civilised working hours plus a number of other company benefits. Most importantly, you will be joining a Best Employer company who will be keen to recognise your achievements and that is focused on your work life balance in return for delivering an exceptional service.

If you want to work for Company that is growing, offers good career prospects but more importantly recognises our teams and also ensures they are appreciated, then please send your CV with a letter to explain why you are the talented person we are looking for to by 13th October 2017. If you are successful you will need to provide two references prior to commencing employment.

We try to keep work close to your home although from time to time, you will need to travel further but all mileage is paid.

Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role along with evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Relief Chef Manager

Location: Essex/East London
Salary: £28,000.00 /year
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Relief Chef Manager – Essex / East London - £28K per annum plus bonus

Are you getting the recognition and reward you deserve from your employers?

We are looking for a talented chef manager based in Essex / East London to join our team supporting the continued development and growth of Accent Catering.

In the Relief Chef role you will be developing and supporting your Operations Manager’s area including leading food based training, mobilisation, implementation of standards. Whenever at a site, you will be leading and inspiring teams, as well as being a role model to everyone you come in to contact with.

In return, we are offering a salary of £28K, 25 days holiday allowance, civilised working hours plus a number of other company benefits. Most importantly, you will be joining a Best Employer company who will be keen to recognise your achievements and that is focused on your work life balance in return for delivering an exceptional service.

If you want to work for Company that is growing, offers good career prospects but more importantly recognises our teams and also ensures they are appreciated, then please send your CV with a letter to explain why you are the talented person we are looking for.

If you are successful you will need to provide two references prior to commencing employment. Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role along with evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Relief Chef Manager

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £28,000.00 /year
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

Relief Chef Manager – Buckinghamshire/Oxford - £28K per annum plus bonus

Are you getting the recognition and reward you deserve from your employers?

We are looking for a talented chef manager based in the Buckinghamshire/Oxford area to join our team supporting the continued development and growth of Accent Catering.

In the Relief Chef role you will be developing and supporting your Operations Manager's area including leading food based training, mobilisation, implementation of standards. Whenever at a site, you will be leading and inspiring teams, as well as being a role model to everyone you come in to contact with.

In return, we are offering a salary of £28K, 25 days holiday allowance, civilised working hours plus a number of other company benefits. Most importantly, you will be joining a Best Employer company who will be keen to recognise your achievements and that is focused on your work life balance in return for delivering an exceptional service.

If you want to work for Company that is growing, offers good career prospects but more importantly recognises our teams and also ensures they are appreciated, then please send your CV with a letter to explain why you are the talented person we are looking for.

If you are successful you will need to provide two references prior to commencing employment. Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role along with evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Assistant Chef Manager - 35 hours per week, term time only

Location: Isleworth, Greater London
Salary: £12.00 /hour
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE? ARE YOU HARD-WORKING? PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD? If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity at our school site in Isleworth, Middlesex for a Assistant Chef Manager to join the team at Accent working 35 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only.

The food offer is fresh food cooked from scratch so excellent culinary skills are required with a passion for giving children the best possible lunch experience. You will be working with a team of staff and you will report to the Chef Manager. We will support the right candidate for this role with training and development to move towards the role of Chef Manager.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • An absolute foodie with a chef background, this is a very hands on role you will be required to cook and train the team
  • Provide exceptional standards in all aspects of food service, attention to detail is vital
  • Proven track record in a high volume, quality catering establishment
  • Good communication skills
  • Innovative person with a positive out going disposition and a can do approach
  • Proven track record of continually improving standards and achieving targets is essential

This is a customer facing position so in addition to the above you will also need good communication skills and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the English language.

Accent Catering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role and appropriate evidence necessary to support the application.

You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK and to provide two referees at interview stage.

Accent Catering have been named in The Caterer's prestigious awards as one of the top 10 places to work in hospitality in 2016. Don't miss your chance to become part of our award winning team, working as an Assistant Chef Manager in a fantastic educational site.

Cook - 25 hours per week, term time only

Location: Brentwood CM15
Salary: £10.00 /hour
Starting: Dec 2017
Job Description:

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE? ARE YOU HARD-WORKING? PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD? If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity at our school site in Brentwood, Essex for a Cook to join the team at Accent working 25 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only.

The food offer is fresh food cooked from scratch so excellent culinary skills are required with a passion for giving children the best possible lunch experience. You will be working with a team of staff and you will report to the Chef Manager.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • An absolute foodie with a chef background, this is a very hands on role you will be required to cook and train the team
  • Provide exceptional standards in all aspects of food service, attention to detail is vital
  • Proven track record in a high volume, quality catering establishment
  • Good communication skills
  • Innovative person with a positive out going disposition and a can do approach
  • Proven track record of continually improving standards and achieving targets is essential

This is a customer facing position so in addition to the above you will also need good communication skills and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the English language.

Accent Catering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.

Please note that an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role and appropriate evidence necessary to support the application.

You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK and to provide two referees at interview stage.

Accent Catering have been named in The Caterer's prestigious awards as one of the top 10 places to work in hospitality in 2016. Don't miss your chance to become part of our award winning team, working as an Cook in a fantastic educational site.

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