General Manager-Watford

Job Title: General Manager-Watford
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £43000 per annum + exculsive company benefits
Reference: DD5793_1656592571
Contact Name: Donna Debenedictis
Contact Email:

Job Description

Are you passionate about food and service? Do you want to progress and develop your career with a company who are top of their game in the independent school sector?

We are looking for a talented General Manager to lead a dedicated passionate team at one of the most wonderful Independent Boarding Schools.

You will have previous experience of working within a fast-paced multi management catering environment, ideally within this sector at General Manager level.

Key responsibilities of General Manager:

To work well and manage a team across multiple locations

Overseeing breakfast, tuck, lunch service, supper, hospitality and events throughout the school term.

Leading and developing a large team of around 30 staff

Completing company bookwork on weekly basis, plus compilation of reports

Ensuring company food standards are adhered to and wastage controlled.

Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are followed to the letter.

You will have the following skills as General Manager:

A genuine interest in food & excellent customer service skills

Excellent client relationship skills

Be Front facing at all times, especially throughout service times.

An all-round team player and leader

An organised General Manager with attention to detail

Sound financial understanding

Multi Location Management (ideally but not essential)

Craft|Chef background (ideally)


£43,000 per annum

Working 40 hours per week salaried

28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)

5 out of 7 days (weekends will apply)

Discounts at major retailers, restaurants, gyms etc.

access to individual training and development at high level

Free onsite parking

Free meals on duty

Team & company social events

Workplace pension

Excellent career progression within a leading independent contract caterer

Sound like the ideal role for you? Apply today!

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process. As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

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Donna Debenedictis
Client Services Manager

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Call Donna on 01156461119

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0115 827 1600