Chef Manager

Avanti Hall School, Exeter, EX4 5AD

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 July 2022

Job details

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Contract type



£14 per hour

Chef Manager job summary

About us and the role

The Chef Manager / Kitchen Manager is responsible for overseeing the school’s kitchen operations, preparing all types of food and ensuring accurate and timely completion of all areas of administration associated with the provision of the services.

Govinda’s Catering is all about precise, beautifully designed and nourishing menus. We cater for a healthy vegetarian diet, and provide food that is good for the body, mind and soul. Feel good food that genuinely uplifts you Govinda’s currently provide over 4000 meals daily nationwide and support over 9 schools. Our menus are designed by nutritional experts who understand the blend between satisfying children’s tastes and providing them with essential food types for their growth and development.

Govinda’s has been growing at a fast rate year on year and this will only continue as we expand our market and develop our services. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in an ever-evolving team of food enthusiasts to help spread this delicious and nourishing food far and wide!

Why should you apply

You will be working in a fantastic environment.

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

What will you do?

  • To operate within a team of permanent, part time and flexible staff in the unit, ensuring that the manufacturing service is successfully delivered consistently to the required standard daily.

  • To ensure accurate and timely completion of all areas of administration associated with the provision of the services, as directed by the Operation Manager. This includes stock taking, HACCP / Safety records, and production planning wastage, wastage records and reduction.

  • To liaise and co-operate with the Manager or other unit chefs, to produce all meals in line with specification

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

What are we looking for?

  • Kitchen Experience

  • Understanding of food hygiene and kitchen health and safety

  • Good Organizational Skills

  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment

  • Ability to work in a group and independently

  • Ability to follow strict instructions in a systematic and consistent manner

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Services Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

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About Avanti Hall School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
371 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

The Avanti Hall grounds on the outskirts of Exeter offer a site of inspiring natural beauty. Our main building, Thomas Hall, was built in the 1600s, with established woodland surrounding the main campus area. The building was part of Exeter University’s Duryard Halls of Residence for nearly 100 years before becoming a school.

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