Catering Manager Jobs

Catering manager jobs traditionally found in the domain of contract catering, working for outside catering firms, business or factory canteens, hospitals or schools.  The catering manager jobs needs to be both a capable chef and a talented manager, as the position of catering manager can involve input both at the stove and behind a desk. Catering manager jobs can include:

  • hiring and training staff
  • ensuring food hygiene standards are understood and maintained
  • overseeing the budget and order supplies

Catering Manager jobs often work autonomously and report in to an area or regional manager. The catering manager jobs will be effectively responsible for ensuring the creation and delivery of the product on time and on budget, and will invariably need experience of high volume sites. 

Catering manager jobs are crucial appointments to call centres, oil rigs and warehouses and have full responsibility for providing all staff with meals whilst on site.  A catering manager jobs will staff their own team with as flexible a team of catering assistants as possible in order to prepare and serve a wide variety of foods sourced by the catering manager.  Catering manager jobs are typically chefs who have risen to the top of their profession and are now seeking fresh challenges in a more regulated work environment - the role of a catering manager allows them to utilise their cooking skills and manage a contract for an external client.

A Catering Manager jobs needs to be

  • an excellent organiser
  • good at thinking quickly and sorting out problems on the spot
  • a good motivator and leader
  • interested in food and customer service.

Catering Manager jobs normally work regular daytime hours, although part-time work may be possible.  The salary for catering manager jobs may be in the region of £14,000 to £60,000 a year.

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