Catering Manager

Employer: YHA England & Wales

Area: Keswick

Salary: £16,798.00 – £18,798.00

Employment Type: Full Time

Reference Number: YHA -120

Position Description

As the Catering Manager you will be responsible for the catering function within the hostel, both front and back of house.  You will be responsible for the management and control of the budget. Working closely with and developing team members you will ensure professional development and delivery of excellent levels of service.
Catering Manager Duties •To manage the effective delivery of food   beverage service and consistently deliver a positive experience to all customers. •Proactively review and respond to customer feedback seeking opportunities to improve the overall customer experience •Manage and promote the food   beverage function, in accordance with YHA’s Food   Beverage Operating Standards including; purchasing, invoicing, stock control and menu costs to minimise waste •Drive all sales opportunities •Responsible for Food Hygiene standards   regulations, ensure compliance

Required Experience

Ideally we are looking for individuals with: •A proven ability of, or able to demonstrate, management of teams, preferably within a similar environment. •Previous experience of working within the hospitality industry and able to demonstrate knowledge of current tourist industry standards •Evidence of food   beverage / catering management and operational delivery in food service and menu planning •Evidence of recruiting, mentoring and developing others

Salary and Benefits

29 Days Holiday, Free Health Cash Plan, Exclusive Retail Discounts, Free YHA Membership and  Free Hostel Stays.  For Live in roles a deduction of £28.83 per week is applicable for your accommodation.

Employer Description

YHA is a charity with a clear mission: to inspire all, especially young people to broaden their horizons gaining knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery.
We have a network of diverse hostels throughout England and Wales – often situated in exceptional locations.  These welcoming and sociable spaces are open to everyone.
We have strong beliefs and a passion for what we do.  By encouraging a sprit of adventure, we aim to inspire people of all ages to discover the world around us.

Site Description

YHA Keswick’s superb location on the banks of the river Greta is only minutes from the vibrant town centre of Keswick. Our guests enjoy this hostel for it’s location having easy access to walking, climbing, mountain biking and plenty of cultural attractions. We offer 86 beds and a full licensed restaurant.

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