Head Chef

Leeds University Union
£20,000 - £24,999
09 Apr 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

£20,789 - £23,942 per annum (Grade 4)
Full time - Annualised hours
Closing date: 9am Friday 20 April 2018
Job ref: 32/18

Leeds University Union is a charity that helps over 34,000 students love their time at Leeds. Located at the heart of campus, the Union is a space to meet people, make new friends and get involved.

Find out more about Leeds University Union at www.luu.org.uk or follow us on Twitter @LeedsUniUnion.

Our award winning student bars and venues operate over seven days a week and our food outlets cater to a wide variety of tastes and diets. We have kitchens in both the Terrace Bar and Old Bar serving homemade quality food from local produce. The vacancy provides an opportunity for a Head Chef to help develop the LUU’s Bars and Venues department. Our holiday year means that the Union is closed over the Christmas period so you get Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day off.

You will be able to demonstrate a full understanding of a catering operation; you will be proficient with current Food Hygiene legislation. You will have had experience of carrying out stocktakes and analysis of results, Menu development and a knowledge of current trends in the catering sector. You will be competent in Managing a team of staff to operate a busy kitchen operation. You’ll have excellent communication and time management skills, proven ability in complying with operational standards and a passion and determination for delivering results in a customer focused environment.

The position requires the applicants to be flexible with shifts, working when the business needs it most.

We offer 26 days’ holiday (plus generous statutory and customary closure days) and a pension scheme.

To apply, please visit our website www.luu.org.uk or email recruitment@luu.leeds.ac.uk to request an application pack.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Closing date: 9am Friday 20 April 2018

Interviews: Wednesday 2 May 2018

LUU is committed to equality and valuing diversity within its employees therefore we welcome applications from all sections of the community.