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Chef Menu Coordinator (6 month FTC)

Hospitality Office - Piccadilly

Contract: Temporary
Salary: £36,000 per annum

Located in the heart of Piccadilly in our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

We are looking for a Chef Menu Coordinator to join our hospitality office on a 6 month fixed contract basis. This purpose of this role is to support the back of house hospitality team with recipe input, yield checking & wastage checks across all restaurants. The successful candidate will support both the procurement team and the executive chef to ensure recipe accuracy in order to have accurate GP’s and so that the correct stocks are depleting from recipes.

Key Role Responsibilities:

• Input all restaurant recipes on Star Chef
• Liaise with food tech team to update allergens for menu change
• Work with chefs to yield and waste check recipes
• Manage the yearly menu calendar for all sites and events
• Review and manage the timeline for all Seasonal Menu Changes quarterly
• Work along site the Procurement / Executive chef on new ingredients / food trends

Key Performance Indicators:

• Ensure all recipes are using the correct ingredients
• Ensure recipes are costed to the restaurant margin budget
• Ensure we meet key menu changes

Role Specific Criteria 

• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
• Good financial acumen
• Ability to train and coach others
• Works well in collaboration with different teams across the business
• Ability to adapt and be agile in fast paced environment
• Excellent level of attention to detail
• Prior knowledge/ experience with till systems and Star Chef/ FnB is preferable
• Excellent communication skills
• An ability to challenge, build credibility with a wide range of audiences and work with integrity/ confidentiality at all times

In return we offer:

• A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40% for you and your loved ones
• 28 days holidays pro rata (inc. bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday and 5 extra well-being days to help you relax
• Closed on Christmas and Easter Bank Holidays
• A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally, including WSET, Apprenticehsips, Management Training and more!
• A supportive, people-focussed culture
• Free meals on duty, using Fortnum’s quality ingredients
• Employee referral bonus
• Long Service awards
• Annual staff parties