School Chef

  • £15 - £18 per hour + Holiday Pay

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester

Job Title: Agency School Chef

Location: Manchester, UK

Position Type: Temporary/Contract

Salary: £14.50 - £18 per hour

Job Description:

Are you a passionate and experienced chef with a commitment to providing delicious and nutritious meals? We are currently seeking a skilled Agency School Chef to join our team in Manchester. As an Agency School Chef, you will play a crucial role in preparing and serving meals in various school environments. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that students enjoy well-balanced and appetizing meals while maintaining the highest standards of food safety.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare and cook nutritious meals in accordance with school menus and dietary requirements.

Adhere to strict food hygiene and safety regulations to ensure a safe dining experience.

Accommodate dietary restrictions, allergies, and food preferences, ensuring all special dietary needs are met.

Maintain a clean and organized kitchen area, including proper storage of food items and utensils.

Collaborate with school staff to plan menus and order necessary ingredients.

Follow portion control guidelines and minimize food waste.

Provide excellent customer service and interact positively with students and staff.

Assist with kitchen administrative tasks as needed.


Hold a valid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate with Child Barred.

Food Hygiene Level 2 certification (in-date).

Knowledge of allergens and their management in food preparation.

Previous experience in a similar role, preferably in a school or institutional setting.

Strong culinary skills and the ability to prepare a variety of dishes.

Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

Effective communication and teamwork abilities.

A valid driver's license (not mandatory but preferred).

Why Join Us:

Competitive hourly rate (£14.50 - £18) based on experience.

Opportunity to work in a rewarding and dynamic school environment.

Enhance your culinary skills and make a positive impact on students' lives.

Supportive team and professional development opportunities.

If you are a dedicated and passionate chef who meets the qualifications and is excited about the opportunity to contribute to the well-being of students through nutritious and delicious meals, we encourage you to apply.

26 Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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