Catering Manager/Unit Manager London

Job role

You will ensure with smooth running of the kitchen, including attending meetings with your customers and suppliers to discuss contract requirements. You’ll also have to ensure that the food you serve meets their needs around nutrition and special diets.

During food service, you’ll supervise the kitchen staff and the waiting staff, ensuring that the food goes out on time, and is of a high standard.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Budgeting skills
  • Negotiation skills, like with suppliers
  • Recruiting and training staff
  • Organising shifts and rotas
  • Managing stock control
  • Financial planning and managing budgets
  • Meeting suppliers
  • Monitoring the quality of the service to customers
  • Running the business in line with health and safety and food hygiene regulations


The candidate

You will have previous experience in the catering or hospitality industry with extensive experience in a customer facing role, where you dealt with suppliers and contracts.

  • Strong supplier management skills
  • Excellent contract negations and management experience
  • Organisational skills to manage a busy workload
  • Excellent communication skills