1 VACANCIES AT CONNECT ~ 10 August 2018. Please see the following pages for details of our current VACANCIES : Sales Manager in Wallingford Chef Manager in Cheshunt Chef Manager in Basingstoke Chef Manager in Wokingham Relief Chef Manager in Worthing / New Forest / Farnham Area Head Chef in Gerrarsds Cross Chef in Hemel Hempstead Cook in Dibden Purlieu Weekend Cook/Chef in Tonbridge Food Service Assistant/Aspiring Chef in Worthing Food Service Assistant in Wantage Catering Assistant in High Wycombe General Catering Assistant in Reading Kitchen Assistant in Tonbridge Kitchen Assistant in Worthing How to Apply Send your CV with a covering letter (if appropriate) to the email address at the bottom of the job details page. Please make sure that you insert the job title in the subject line.
2 Please include work day contact details. If you would like further information regarding the position you are interested in, please contact CONNECT Catering Head Office on 01491 826000. An enhanced DBS check will be required for positions in assisted living complexes, schools or colleges. CONNECT Vacancy: Wallingford Sales Manager CONNECT is an award winning, fresh food, contract catering company who is an avid investor in people. We are looking to recruit a Sales Manager with contract catering sales experience who is enthusiastic, highly motivated and a self-starter. This role will require the individual to be proactive in developing business leads through business development calls, tender invites and sales visits. They will be tasked with gaining new contracts in both business and industry sectors and in the independent school sector within the south east region of the country.
3 This role is based at CONNECT 's Head Office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, and salary is dependent on experience. If you think you have the skills for this role, please email your CV. with a covering letter to Jayne Edwards: CONNECT Vacancy: Cheshunt Chef Manager Experienced Chef Manager required for a prestigious client in Cheshunt. CONNECT Catering are ranked 5th in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for and are one of UK's leading contract caterers. This is an exciting and challenging role, working 40 hours per week, on five days out of seven including evening functions. As Chef Manager, ideally with cost plus contract experience, you will provide a variety of services, including managing the daily operations of the restaurant, hospitality and a variety of functions.
4 You will need to ensure the best service, food quality and company ethos are met. This role would ideally suit someone with a background in hospitality with experience in organising a wide variety of events. Salary is 27,000 per annum depending on experience with 28 days paid holiday per annum. You will have excellent support from your Operations Manager and Head Office staff. Training and development is provided to further your career within the company. Key responsibilities: Provide the very best service and quality at all times;. Ensure that Food Safety, Health and Safety and company guidelines and policies are met;. To be the first point of contact for all issues related to catering and deal with them in a prompt and suitable manner;. Plan, develop and organise the daily operations and functions.
5 Key skills: Experience of liaising with clients, suppliers and third party organisations;. Experience of managing your P&L, budgets and cost control;. Commercially astute and able to improve business returns;. Results and people orientated with impeccable standards for quality, service and presentation;. Good knowledge of current industry trends and substantial experience in catering and hospitality;. Able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines;. Computer literate, numerate with very good verbal and interpersonal skills;. A can-do attitude and a friendly positive approach to the business. If you think you have the skills for this role, please email your CV to Jane Griffiths: CONNECT Vacancy: Basingstoke Chef Manager Experienced Chef Manager required to work in the staff restaurant of a busy distribution site in Basingstoke.
6 Working a 5 day out of 7 rota with a starting salary of 27,000 per annum; the site is a 24 hour 7. days per week operation and you will be managing a team of 6. There may be occasions when cover is needed at weekends or nights as part of your management role you will need to be available to support this. Are you passionate about food, innovative, looking for a challenge and confident about your people management skills? Duties will include ordering, budgetary control and cooking fresh food for the customers, staff supervision across all shifts and you will be need to make spot checks at weekends and nights. Our ideal candidate will be able to manage the kitchen and team, will be computer literate and flexible in supporting the team and shifts you will have a catering qualification as a chef or a manager.
7 Excellent training opportunities and uniform are provided. CONNECT Catering are listed 5th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For 2018 and is one of the UK's leading contract caterers. If you think you have the skills for this role, please email your CV to Jenny Luyten: CONNECT Vacancy: Wokingham Chef Manager Experienced Chef Manager required to work in the restaurant of a 30 bedroom care home located in the centre of Wokingham. You will be responsible for the preparation and cooking of two course lunches and suppers each day, working alongside a Catering Assistant. You will have full responsibility for creating menus in line with budgetary constraints, recruiting staff, placing orders and completing weekly and monthly bookwork. This position will involve working predominantly Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm for 37 hours per week with a 30.
8 Minute unpaid break during each shift. However you may be required for some weekend work and you will be responsible for the unit at weekends when there is a Weekend Chef in place. The salary is up to 24,000 depending on experience with 4. weeks paid holiday per annum. CONNECT Catering are an award winning, family run contract catering company who were recently listed 5th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For 2018 and hold Investors in People Gold status. If you think you have the skills for this role, please email your CV to Jonathan Clay: CONNECT Vacancy: Worthing / New Forest / Farnham Area Relief Chef Manager Experienced Relief Chef Manager required to work for an award winning contract catering company. CONNECT Catering are listed 5th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For 2018 and hold Investors in People Gold Status.
9 Our ideal candidate will have a passion for fresh food, strong craft skills and have proven experience in a similar role. Working in care homes, schools and business and industry sites covering from Worthing across to the New Forest, up to Horley, Guildford and Farnham. The salary is competitive plus mileage is paid for in line with the company's expenses policy for using your own car to travel to the various catering contracts. Training and development is provided to further your career within the company and uniform is also provided. If you think you have the skills for this position, please email your CV to Chris Lamper: CONNECT Vacancy: Gerrards Cross Head Chef Head Chef required to work in the friendly kitchen of a school in Gerrards Cross. Duties include assisting the Chef Manager, preparing, cooking and serving meals, and maintaining a clean kitchen.
10 Working term time only from Monday to Friday from 7am to at 13 per hour which is 40 hours per week for 40 weeks per year. Overtime is also available for evening functions. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is looking to develop into a Head Chef, working closely with the Chef Manager to help push the business forward. Uniform and excellent training opportunities are provided. Please note the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. CONNECT Catering are an award winning contract catering company and have been awarded 5th place in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For 2018 and hold Investors in People Gold Status. If you think you have the skills for this position, please email your CV to Tim Horton: CONNECT Vacancy: Hemel Hempstead Chef Are you passionate about food?