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Role: Food Service Manager / Food Mentor / Kitchen / Canteen Manager / Chef Manager 

We are looking for an experienced individual tojoin the business and to contribute to its growth and become part of the team.


Responsible for the smooth operation of the kitchen; food preparation, stock control, serving food, handling money and cleaning down.

Plan and prepare a creative menu each day, based on a diverse surplus food supply to produce delicious, nutritionally balanced meals.

To create a warm and welcoming environment that facilitates community sharing, learning and

hosting workshops.

Co-ordinate activities, including; communal cooking and cookery classes


Previous chef / restaurant / kitchen experience

Managing budgets

Stock ordering

Menu Planning

A real passion for food

Good communication & organisational skills

Attention to detail

The ability to work under pressure

A desire to learn, progress and develop


Our client is the largest commercial redistributor of surplus food and household products in the UK.

Started five decades ago, today, they employ over 700 people and handled 70 million items in 2018 alone.

They enable some of the biggest retailers, manufacturers, food service and logistics providers to unlock value from surplus stock, which may have otherwise gone to waste.

As an award-winning social enterprise, the operate a network of six membership-only stores – offering discounted prices, to individuals who work in the food manufacturing supply chain, emergency services or the NHS.