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Title Sous Chef
Salary £25,728-£28,936 per annum
Start Date 22-02-2018
Location University of Warwick
Job Information

University of Warwick

Commercial – Warwick Conference Park & Events

Sous Chef

£25,728-£28,936 per annum Ref: 20689-127

Permanent annualised hours

Warwick Conferences is the largest commercial business at the University of Warwick with an overall annual turnover of circa £30 million. The award winning Conference Park and Events business, sits at the centre of the University, hosts a wide, large and diverse range of events across the year, with numbers in excess of 1000 during the key Easter and summer vacation periods.

The Conference Park is an amalgamation of dedicated facilities and the Asset utilisation of the wider University creating a large conference venue that hosts events ranging from 10 – to over 1000. At the same time providing an internal service to the University for Catering, Events Operating all year round, 7 days a week, the operation is high volume, catering for an extensive array of customers, offering anything from formal dinners of 600, VIP catering in boardrooms, daily restaurant service of 1000 during vacation, as well as daily events internally.

Reporting to the GM for Conference Park & Events (CP&E) you will have line management of a senior team and brigade of chefs and a BOH assistant manager and their team.

CP&E operates through a main central kitchen, as well as a number of satellite areas, at times the requirements can be in challenging areas and menu innovation / operational delivery experience is key.

We also provide all catering requirements for the University, (through Warwick Food and Drink) catering for everything from small buffets to executive / VIP catering.

Flexibility in working hours which will include evenings and weekends are key. The department operates within an annualised hours framework with a number of key business periods established during the year.

The business is successful, award winning and thrives on the challenges in its delivery within one of the top University’s in the country

Warwick Conferences prides itself on high standards and we will provide you with everything you need to be successful. Benefits include;
• 30 Days Holiday
• University Pension Scheme
• Learning Account (sport and undergraduate level courses)
• Access to Warwick Sport Facilities & Campus

This post will work within the business on annualised hours and find that flexibility is key and adds a great work life balance to their role.

For further details and to apply online please visit our website below. Minicom users: 024 7615 0554

Closing Date: 17 January 2017

Interviews are being arranged for week commencing 22 January 2018 and ideally the successful candidate would be available to commence work from 22 February 2018.

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