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Back of House Manager - Kitchen

Summary
Back of House Manager - Kitchen
Salary £26000 / Year
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 2 years of experience
Location Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX, UK

Back of House Manager - Kitchen


Description

OVERVIEW

 

The National Theatre, one of the UK's leading arts venues, reaches millions of people each year through live and digital programming, creating and sharing performances in London, across the UK and internationally. The organisation strives to be accessible, inclusive and sustainable. It empowers artists and craftspeople to make world-leading work, inspires young people, and works with communities. Based in the heart of London’s South Bank, the venue is home to multiple performance spaces and is attended by over a million people annually, operating year-round to provide a welcoming space for audiences and visitors alike.  


KERB’s vision is to create opportunity and joy through great food, from the kerb up. We operate markets, one-off events, workshops, consultancy, bars, a food hall in Central London and have developed a successful corporate catering arm, KERB Events Ltd.


KERB Events Limited is a joint venture with Compass Group UK. As part of this partnership, KERB Events Limited will become the sole F&B provider for this high-profile performance venue in central London, looking after all public-facing catering as well as internal hospitality and commercial events.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION


Reporting to the Executive Head Chef to ensure the kitchen operation is managed, maintained and controlled in the most efficient way to achieve operational and financial objectives. Providing strong leadership to the porter team whilst maintaining a pristinely clean, safe and well organised working environment. You will report with a dotted line to Deputy Head of Operations.


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY


  • Managing the team of Porters (Terrace, Events, House) including scheduling, managing lateness/sickness, completing reviews/appraisals, handling any disciplinary/grievance issues 

  • Working closely with the team of chefs

  • Devising and implementing cleaning schedules to ensure a pristine working environment is maintained at all times

  • Ensuring Food Safety at all times

  • Ensuring all Health & Safety policies and processes are followed, including management of all COSHH materials and COSHH training

  • Responsible for all crockery, cutlery and catering equipment back of the house and devising and carrying out inventories

  • Responsible for handling maintenance issues related to and for the kitchen areas

  • Reporting HSE hazards, accidents, incidents, illness and diseases according to company protocols and projecting a safety first culture at all times

  • Required to work with goods-in team on deliveries and logistics

  • Working closely with the National Theatre Housekeeping team

  • Sharing your knowledge and passion for hospitality with junior members of the team and to help develop the junior members of the team with training, support and guidance, including onboarding and induction training

  • Working closely and effectively with the team to develop a positive, open and inclusive culture around our key values and ethos

  • Making sure that you meet all legal and company requirements and follow all company protocols for fire, health, safety and hygiene

 PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • At least 2 years experience within a contract catering or commercial events environment

  • Experience in a similar role preferred

  • People management experience 

  • Passionate about food, people and cleanliness

  • Positive and flexible attitude, with the ability to think laterally and willing to problem solve

  • Possess a willingness to roll up your sleeves and pitch in from time to time on non-designated areas of the business

  • Outstanding hustle

This list is in no way exhaustive and the incumbent may be asked to perform other tasks to help out the KERB family (within reason!)



OVERVIEW

 

The National Theatre, one of the UK's leading arts venues, reaches millions of people each year through live and digital programming, creating and sharing performances in London, across the UK and internationally. The organisation strives to be accessible, inclusive and sustainable. It empowers artists and craftspeople to make world-leading work, inspires young people, and works with communities. Based in the heart of London’s South Bank, the venue is home to multiple performance spaces and is attended by over a million people annually, operating year-round to provide a welcoming space for audiences and visitors alike.  


KERB’s vision is to create opportunity and joy through great food, from the kerb up. We operate markets, one-off events, workshops, consultancy, bars, a food hall in Central London and have developed a successful corporate catering arm, KERB Events Ltd.


KERB Events Limited is a joint venture with Compass Group UK. As part of this partnership, KERB Events Limited will become the sole F&B provider for this high-profile performance venue in central London, looking after all public-facing catering as well as internal hospitality and commercial events.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION


Reporting to the Executive Head Chef to ensure the kitchen operation is managed, maintained and controlled in the most efficient way to achieve operational and financial objectives. Providing strong leadership to the porter team whilst maintaining a pristinely clean, safe and well organised working environment. You will report with a dotted line to Deputy Head of Operations.


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY


  • Managing the team of Porters (Terrace, Events, House) including scheduling, managing lateness/sickness, completing reviews/appraisals, handling any disciplinary/grievance issues 

  • Working closely with the team of chefs

  • Devising and implementing cleaning schedules to ensure a pristine working environment is maintained at all times

  • Ensuring Food Safety at all times

  • Ensuring all Health & Safety policies and processes are followed, including management of all COSHH materials and COSHH training

  • Responsible for all crockery, cutlery and catering equipment back of the house and devising and carrying out inventories

  • Responsible for handling maintenance issues related to and for the kitchen areas

  • Reporting HSE hazards, accidents, incidents, illness and diseases according to company protocols and projecting a safety first culture at all times

  • Required to work with goods-in team on deliveries and logistics

  • Working closely with the National Theatre Housekeeping team

  • Sharing your knowledge and passion for hospitality with junior members of the team and to help develop the junior members of the team with training, support and guidance, including onboarding and induction training

  • Working closely and effectively with the team to develop a positive, open and inclusive culture around our key values and ethos

  • Making sure that you meet all legal and company requirements and follow all company protocols for fire, health, safety and hygiene

 PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • At least 2 years experience within a contract catering or commercial events environment

  • Experience in a similar role preferred

  • People management experience 

  • Passionate about food, people and cleanliness

  • Positive and flexible attitude, with the ability to think laterally and willing to problem solve

  • Possess a willingness to roll up your sleeves and pitch in from time to time on non-designated areas of the business

  • Outstanding hustle

This list is in no way exhaustive and the incumbent may be asked to perform other tasks to help out the KERB family (within reason!)




Details
Salary £26000 / Year
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 2 years of experience
Location Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX, UK

Skills
Cleanliness
By applying you confirm you have these skills.

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Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX, UK