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Catering Team Members- Recruitment Open Day

At Salfood we are looking for a variety of Catering Team Members to join our growing catering and retail team providing fantastic food and great customer service across our fourteen outlets based on campus at Salford University. We have both full, Part time and zero hour contracts working mainly Monday to Friday, does include evenings and weekends. Salfood is part of the Compass Group, which is the market leader in contract catering services. As part of our recruitment drive we will be holding a Recruitment Open Day on Friday 1st September 2017 at the Maxwell Building, University of Salford.

Key responsibilities/requirements

  • Provide fantastic customer service, while maintaining a smart appearance and excellent personal hygiene.
  • To serve hot and cold food and beverages on the counter during service times
  • To make sure you are aware of, and meet the legal and company requirements for food hygiene and health and safety
  • To comply with all company cash handling procedures
  • To be able to demonstrate positive, can-do attitude and be willing to assist in other departments as and when required
  • Be able to work as part of a large, diverse team
  • Be flexible in regard to hours/days worked

In return we provide

  • Hourly rate above the national minimum wage
  • Meal on duty
  • Employee benefits including retail discounts
  • We provide uniform and safety shoes

To apply please attend our Recruitment Open Day on Friday 1st September between 10.00am and 15.00pm at the Maxwell Building, University of Salford, The Crescent M5 4WT.  Please bring along your CV, proof of your right to work and proof of your National Insurance Number (unfortunately we can't accept payslips). You will also need the name, address, telephone and email details of two references to complete the application. Please ensure you bring the correct documents or we will not be able to process your application.

Commis Chef      

SALFOOD, 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.    

Role Responsibility

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Commis Chef to join our highly motivated and focused Kitchen Brigade, who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest Ingredients at this prestigious contract.    

The typical hours for this role will be 7am-3pm, Monday - Friday. Flexibility is required.    

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience in a similar environment        
  • Excellent people skills        
  • Passion about food and customer service        
  • Superb culinary skills        
  • High standards and be quality driven        
  • Good organisational & communication skills        
  • A 'Can do' attitude        
  • Full UK driving license.        
  • Salary: £7.65 /hour

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Customer Service Assistant      

To perform a variety of tasks associated with food production, front of house services and any general support required with due regard to all Health & Safety and Food Safety regulations. To perform general duties which support the efficient running of a contract or unit in line with contractual requirements.    

  • Full-time - you must be fully flexible        
  • Salary: £7.65 /hour        

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