Catering Manager

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 14.6 - £ 15.5 / Hourly
  • Category
    Hospitality, Tourism & Travel - Hotel, Hospitality & Catering Management
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Hospitality, Tourism and Travel
  • External Reference

Adecco are currently recruiting for Catering Manager to work for one of our top clients based near The City Centre. The post-holder will ensure the provision of an efficient and effective all-day, all-week food service whilst working closely and effectively with the Senior Chef.

You will also provide an extensive and varied retail food service, undertake management duties including but not exclusive facilities management, health and safety, risk assessments, co-ordinate the daily working of staff with the Assistant Manager.

Working Hours are 12pm-8pm 5 out of 7 days a week on a rota so some weekend work is required. Pay is £14.60ph depending on experience


  • To organise regular staff meetings

  • To ensure standards of food preparation, production, service and presentation meet the highest professional standards.

  • To recommend special purchase requirements, making recommendations on quality where necessary.

  • To keep up to date with the latest advances in the food service, including equipment, techniques, and legislation by attending courses, exhibitions, and professional networking events.

  • To communicate and liaise effectively with other members of the Senior Management Team, and HR Managers.

  • Advising the Facilities Management of any routine repairs that are required and assess any long-term maintenance requirements.

  • To carry out the annual Personal Development Reviews.

  • Assist as necessary at other catering units and in other areas of the wider department

  • Suggest, report, and implement improvements to the department


  • To ensure that all financial procedures in relation to the handling and accounting for cash are complied with.

  • To ensure that catering budgets are maintained and controlled in conjunction with the Assistant Hospitality Manager and Senior chefs.

  • Ensure that efficient systems for the Ordering, Purchase, Storage, Stock Control and Maintenance of Equipment and Supplies are established and maintained.

  • Collaborate with the Chefs in regularly conducting a review of recipes and menus with reference to food costs.

  • Maintenance of all staff records including training, annual leave, and sickness.

  • Overview of all stores ordering and to ensure that all goods are stored in the correct manner and that good housekeeping practices/stock rotation etc., are in place

  • Good working knowledge and experience administrative systems

Skills and Knowledge

  • Catering Management skills

  • Practical catering, event and delivered catering experience

  • A sound working knowledge of all policies affecting the catering sector

  • Good working knowledge and experience administrative systems

  • Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel and Access),

  • Ability to contribute to the development of systems/procedures for use by others. Excellent knowledge of Vegetarian, Ethnic, Religious, Dietary and Allergen Awareness.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Claire Blade