Oppertunities for Ex-Caterers

Executive Chef

Permanent; c£50k – £59k

Univ is seeking an Executive Chef to lead a dedicated and busy catering team.  The post holder is responsible for the successful delivery of the College catering effort including the external income generating business.

The catering team serves approximately 600 students and 250 staff throughout the academic and calendar year.  Hot and cold food is provided daily to around 350 diners and up to 170 four course plated dinners on up to 3 nights a week.  Summer schools, conference catering and private diners are also covered.

You will ensure high standards of food and beverage production.  You will also ensure that administrative and hospitality standards of delivery are outstanding at all times.

This role is vital to the College’s catering operations and would suit a dynamic manager with demonstrable experience of leading successful catering operations of a similar scale.  The ideal candidate will be capable of providing leadership in complex situations and displaying extraordinary skills to engage with different stakeholders. 

You will also have an appropriate professional qualification or equivalent in terms of experience.  A good knowledge of project management methodology is desirable.

This is an exciting and highly rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. The salary offered will reflect the skills and experience gained.  The post is full-time (36.5 hours per week and some weekend working is expected?).  The College also offers a generous holiday allowance, free lunch, BUPA and other considerable benefits.

How to apply

Please submit a CV and a cover letter, explaining how your experience, skills and qualifications meet the criteria for the post.

Applications should be sent to the HR Coordinator (hr.admin@univ.ox.ac.uk).  Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 2 October 2022.