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Catering Manager

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Catering Manger to work with in Newton Heath on a 5-month contract.

Location: Newton Heath

Job role/responsibilities:

  • Supervise and allocate duties to unit catering staff, ensuring efficient operation.
  • Manage menu additions with attention to pricing and Operations Manager's directions.
  • Maintain continual availability of menu items and ensure highest standards of food delivery, presentation, and cleanliness.
  • Ensure food items are prepared following correct cooking procedures and manufacturers' instructions.
  • Deliver efficient hospitality services (tea, coffee, buffets, working lunches) as requested.
  • Control purchasing, maintain portion control, and ensure trading percentages are maximized, including monitoring external markets, and completing trading returns.
  • Maintain hygiene standards, conduct health and safety checks, and comply with GMP's policies on health, safety, diversity, and equality.


  • City and Guilds 706/1, 706/2 or equivalent.
  • Food Hygiene Certificate or equipment.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Supervised/managed/trained staff in a catering environment.
  • Carried out all catering duties, including knowledge of personal hygiene, food hygiene and health and safety procedures.
  • (Training will be given in the use of techniques, procedures, policies and safe handling of equipment/materials).
  • Worked in a fast-food environment.
  • Trained staff in cooking procedures and Health and Safety matters.
  • Involved in unit costs/overhead controls. Dealt with suppliers to purchase foodstuffs, materials etc.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £250.