Vacancy - Assistant Catering Manager

Assistant Catering Manager




Harrogate - HG2 9JP


40 hrs week, 5/7 days per week; full time


£25,000 - Per annum


To Apply please send your CV to the email address below.

Jean Lowerson :

We want you….

Can you commit to feeding hungry tummies as well as hungry minds? We serve more than just a meal in our kitchens, and we want you, yes you…the BEST of the best!

The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an experienced Assistant Catering Manager with a background in exceptional food catering services to join our business and work at one of our highly prestigious education settings based in Harrogate – HG2 9JP.

This role is the perfect opportunity for a proven hands on Assistant Manager or Front of House Supervisor looking to make the next step up in their career . This opportunity would suit you if you want to retain and adapt your skill set to the challenging education sector, whilst adjusting to a more sociable work life balance within the catering industry.
Working alongside & supporting the Location Manager your duties will encompass all aspects of the catering provision here at the college, from assisting set up & service areas to financial control & staff training.
We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.

Working to support the Location Manager in both day to day administration, supervising staff and service innovation, 5 days over 7, you will be involved in a great kitchen environment and facilities, using modern techniques and always looking at developing the food and service offer.

This role will play an active part in developing the food offer and service for the whole school community, providing fun, fresh and nutritious food at breakfast, lunch and supper services.

If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

• Competitive salaries
• Free meals whilst at work
• Career development opportunities
• Prestigious working environments
• Team events scheduled throughout the year
• 28 Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Company sick pay scheme
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Work/life balance
• Employee Assistance Program
• People awards to celebrate our employees
• Reward & recognition schemes
• Recommend a friend scheme

As a Assistant Catering Manager you will…

As well as having excellent presentation, communication, and management skills, you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food and service and possess bags of enthusiasm.

• Have worked in a similar environment at a management level possessing excellent supervisory and communication skills
• Your focus is to work closely with your teams to develop a great work relationship and together to provide the best customer service
• Be a proven, hands-on leader, able to invest in your team and their development
• Be naturally outgoing and vibrant, display a real passion for food and customer service
• Have excellent Health & Safety knowledge
• Be financially astute, and have strong IT literacy
• Be innovative and creative and driven by excellence
• Stay up to date with current food trends

Who we are… 

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges. We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.

“Holroyd Howe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. All roles within Holroyd Howe are regarded as regulated activity and therefore we require an Enhanced DBS which includes a Barred List Check for all successful applicants.  We will also require shortlisted applicants to provide appropriate information regarding their criminal offences.”

This appointment is offered on the return of satisfactory professional references.