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Head Chef

Posted 11 days ago


Head Chef 


Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! 

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us achieve 2 million users of the Access Workspace platform. 

Are you ready for the challenge? 

 What are we all about? 

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.  

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 35,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.  


About you: 

You are an innovative individual, ready to challenge yourself and a team of catering professionals in to creating delicious and consistent food. Promotes organisational skills, cleanliness, professionalism and care for customers satisfaction.  

You must be passionate about food, ingredients and creating a smile when people eat. 

Someone who is driven with the ability to create and change menus and recipes to keep food fresh, dynamic and seasonal and to budget. 

Day-to-day, you will: 

  • Prepare and cook for circa 350 people daily including breakfast and lunch menu’s 

  • Motivate and organise your team of Sous Chef and Assistants to ensure a productive and successful day 

  • Take charge of the Catering and ensure high standards of customer service and staff satisfaction through food production 

  • Assist in menu development 

  • Plan, prepare and cook food for Access staff, Guests and Visitors  

  • Create one of menu’s for specific and seasonal catering events 

  • Create a daily specials that are current, seasonal and update menus  

  • Ensure high standards of cooking and presentation for all food 

  • Liaise with Facilities Partner on all Menu changes and specials 

  • Update and maintain a 4 week menu  

  • Ensure allergens information is current and up to date  

  • Reduce and manage food waste 

  • Ensure strict budget management 

  • With assistance ensure timely stock orders to ensure there is no delay in food and service 

  • Stock take and ensure stock rotation is undertaken by other 

  • Ensure standards for EHO visits by adhering to standards and ensure the HACCP is adhered to 

  • Ensure due diligence paperwork is completed 

  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene in the catering area  

  • Have insight and overview of the Epos system 

  • Manage training levels of all Catering staff and highlight gaps  

  • Flag up any faults or failures in Catering equipment for a timely fix/replacement 


As a well-rounded Chef your Skills and Experiences likely include:  

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 in Professional Cookery or be time served cooking in a similar environment and to similar numbers 

  • Level 3 food hygiene. 


What does Access offer you? 

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference. 

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:   

  • A Competitive Salary 

  • Giving Back/Charity days 

  • Quarterly Socials 

  • 6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service) 

  • The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain 



Become part of our amazing Access family!