Executive Chef, York

Closing date:Expiring today

St Peter's SchoolYork

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £34,000 - £36,000
Contract term: Permanent

St Peter’s School, York, is a dynamic, forward-looking HMC independent school for day and boarding pupils based a few minutes’ walk from the historic centre of York.  The School is fully co-educational with 1,150 pupils, of whom 130 are full time boarders and 250 are in the Sixth Form. There are over 300 teaching and support staff.

We are seeking to appoint a new position of Executive Chef to drive our catering provision to new and higher levels through innovation and change.  The role will deputise for and support the General Catering Manager in ensuring the Catering Department is run to the highest professional standard, delivering a service that meets customer expectations, food and hygiene standards and financial targets.

The School provides breakfast, lunch and dinner across the week during term time, together with a wide range of hospitality events for VIPs, visitors and parents. We also cater for a busy summer lets programme and prestigious functions including weddings and corporate dinners that showcase the School and its extensive facilities, throughout the year. 

The successful candidate needs to have a sound knowledge of food development and craft-based training. They will have a proven culinary background and experience of team development. With substantial current experience in a similar high-profile position in business and industry, a hotel or educational setting, you must be highly motivated, dedicated, lead by example and enjoy working in a busy high-pressured environment.

To apply for this post, please submit a full CV with covering letter detailing your qualifications and experience to date and stating why you think you are suitable for this post.  CVs should be sent to:

Mr Paul Hewitt, Human Resources Manager, St Peter’s School, York, YO30 6AB

Email: p.hewitt@stpetersyork.org.uk

For an informal discussion about the post, please call Mr Craig Robinson, General Catering Manager on 01904 527364.

For further details visit www.stpetersyork.org.uk/vacancies.  

Closing date: Thursday 14th November at 10.00 a.m.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post holder will be required to take care to safeguard their own safety and that of others with whom they work and to co-operate with those designated with responsibility for health and safety.

Registered Charity Number: 1141329

More about St Peter's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Clifton, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1904 527300
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