Development Chef - Isle of Anglesey

Location Isle of Anglesey
Salary Up to £12.50 per hour
Type Full Time
Job Reference compass/TP/1409332/83365/CB

Isle of Anglesey - Development Chef

Monday - Friday (occasional Weekends)

£12.50 per hour 30 hours a week, term time 38 weeks

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Development Chef who will be responsible for providing culinary support to 45 schools on the Isle of Anglesey. This support will deliver special events to students and parents, training of culinary teams, monitoring and maintenance of culinary standards, monitoring compliance with Compass procedures and systems and support for client functions.

If you are an innovative and creative chef/cook, passionate about using top quality fresh ingredients, and looking for a role which can offer both work life balance and career development - Apply now!


  • Plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with students and clients at all times
  • Deliver added value events to students and parents
  • Delivering first class culinary training to staff
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
  • To implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets

Ideal Candidate

  • Professional Cookery NVQ Level 3 qualification or City and Guilds 7061/2
  • Passion for great food and excellent service delivery
  • Ability to demonstrate outstanding culinary skills
  • Ability to motivate and develop all levels of team
  • Experience in training culinary skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
  • Financially astute with regards to food costings and margin management
  • Ability to work on own initiative but within a framework
  • Full driving license


About Us

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.