Chartwells is the UK’s leading Contract Caterer for the Education sector. Bringing the education sector innovative, creative and absolutely delicious food where mealtimes are made fun!
With a large client portfolio which spans across the UK, the team is proud to be part of Chartwells, working with Independent and State Schools, Universities, Colleges and many other educational facilities!
Excitingly, we are looking to expand the team which works with one of our biggest Clients in the London area; we are seeking a Culinary Trainer to join our team! Working extremely closely with our Food Development Specialist (also known as our Food Guru), the successful candidate will be working with a group of State Schools to inject the 'wow' factor into our school meals, guiding our team members on how to get creative with the service and food we provide! Another really exciting part of the role is putting the fun back into food and delivering a variety of Added Value sessions to our pupils!
As a Culinary Trainer, you will be setting the standard of our services to the rest of the team, taking the culinary stage and putting the magic into our meals – you will have a keen eye for detail and food presentation and preparation will be second to none!
Your artistic licence will be given the opportunity to unleash itself and really teach our experts on how to ‘wow’ our clients and service users! Ideally coming from a qualified culinary background, you will be frequently drawing upon your expertise to run ‘Added Value’ sessions with our teams, clients and service users.
This is your opportunity to get creative with delivery; whether you’re running Assembly, creating a YouTube Vlog or doing a cook along – it’s your role to pass on your knowledge!
This is a truly wonderful opportunity where you will be travelling to the different units in our Client portfolio to deliver culinary expertise in a really fun and interactive environment! You will be given the chance to draw upon on your creative and artistic culinary skills to teach others how to really wow our clients and the service users to ensure that they are maximising our services. Not only this, but you will be working with a variety of individuals of all ages, so you will need to be creative and engaging in your approach to Added Value sessions.
Ideally, as a Development and Training Manager, you will have the following:
- Qualified culinary background
- Creative and engaging approach to work
- Keen eye for detail
- Good understanding of the Contract Catering industry
- Organised and structured approach to work
- Ability to build rapport with individuals from all levels
Please note, due to the nature of the contract, you will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check before starting the position.
- Competitive salary, depending on experience
- Term time only position (44.6 weeks per year)
- Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
- Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
- Pension contribution
As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.
We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!
We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.
Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.
Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.