Catering Manager Jobs

Stafffinders recruits for a variety of Catering Manager roles throughout Scotland. Catering managers are traditionally found in the domain of contract catering, working for outside catering firms, restaurants, canteens, hospitals and schools.  The ideal Catering Manager should be a capable Chef and a talented Manager, as the position of catering manager can involve input both at the stove and behind a desk.

Duties of a Catering Manager:

  • Hiring and training staff for front of house and back of house.
  • Ensuring food hygiene standards are understood and maintained.
  • Overseeing the budget and order supplies.

Catering Managers often work autonomously and report to an area or regional manager. The are responsible for ensuring the creation and delivery of the product on time and on budget, and will likely need experience of high volume sites. 

They are crucial appointments to call centres, oil rigs and warehouses and have full responsibility for providing all staff with meals whilst on site.  They will staff a flexible a team of Catering Assistants in order to prepare and serve a wide variety of foods.  Catering Managers 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 must 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.

They normally work regular daytime hours, although part-time work may be possible.  The UK average salary for a Catering Manager is £25,375.

Contact the Hospitality & Catering Division Team

Email the Hospitality & Catering Division at catering@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our online Registration service.

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    Supportive staff through every stage!
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