£25,000 - £30,000 per annum

About The Role

We are now recruiting for a Lead Chef (Back of House) to join the Catering Team in our Hereford Head Office.

Reporting to Catering Manager, in this role you’ll be responsible for creating and preparation of breakfast and lunch menus and in-house cooked items across two restaurants, as well as high quality cakes, biscuits and patisserie for sale throughout the week and for our special Friday afternoon cake and beverage offering.

You will work with a friendly, professional and dedicated team and you’ll use your technical knowledge and your people skills to coach and mentor a more junior chef, and members of the front of house team as and when they are required to work back of house

As Lead Chef (Back of House), some of your key duties will include:

  • Ensuring a range of hot meals and options are available in the flagship restaurant. Preparing all snacks, takeaway and sandwiches for sale in the cafeteria;
  • Responsibility for the continued upkeep and maintenance of the kitchen areas. Ensuring the highest standards are maintained and the 5-star hygiene rating is always achieved;
  • Working with the Catering Manager to establish appropriate processes and protocols, and ensuring a clear distinction between back of house and front of house as necessary, and a blended approach when appropriate;
  • Development of visitor menus, ‘working lunches’ and special event menus and/or buffets. Liaising with the catering manager on requirements, guests needs, volumes, timing and delivery.

About You

You’ll demonstrate to us that you have:

  • Diploma or equivalent/higher qualification in catering and/or food hygiene and ability to operate both, back of house and front of house;
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills with the ability to motivate, mentor and ensure high morale across the team;
  • Ability to focus on resolving issues and providing solutions;
  • Excellent planning and organising skills.

About Us

allpay Limited are one of the fastest growing Fintech companies in the UK and are experts in the payment and financial services arena. We have also successfully diversified into a number of other sectors.

People are at the heart of allpay and we reward our employee with a competitive benefits package which includes, a defined contribution group pension scheme, income protection, life assurance, an array of health and wellbeing options including private healthcare cover and an onsite gym. This is coupled with our excellent Learning and Development offering

We are a company committed to Equal Opportunities.

All roles at allpay Limited are subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.

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