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Head Chef

  • Job Location

    AELTC, Wimbledon, SW19

  • Start date

    30th June 2017

  • Duration

    16th July 2017

  • Job Benefits

    £££ Competitive + Meals and Training


Interested in working at Europe's largest and most prestigious sporting events!

We are currently recruiting for Head Chefs to work with us during The Championships, Wimbledon 2017.

As Head Chef, you will be responsible for leading a team of up to 12 chefs. You must have previous experience of running a professional kitchen or your own section. You must display excellent leadership and management skills, as well as being passionate about delivering the highest standard of food to our customers.


  • To ensure that any Chefs you may be responsible for adhere to set company standards.
  • To ensure  efficient production of all meals and services at required times in your kitchen.
  • To ensure the methods of preparation and presentation comply with FMC standards.
  • To ensure that Chefs at all levels within your team are fully briefed with reference to special requirements and revised menus on a regular basis.
  • To report back to your Area Chef and planning ahead to revise any menu specifications as required.
  • To ensure that FMC and statutory regulations pertaining to Health & Safety and Hygiene, and Environmental Health and HSAW minimum standards are all adhered to by all staff within the food chain.
  • Where applicable, in given areas of responsibility, to control menus, food preparation standards, ordering, receiving and checking of deliveries.
  • To achieve the required food cost percentage as set by your Area Chef.
  • To ensure the security of stores and other areas of potential loss.
  • To report any personnel shortages or HR issues to your Area Chef in a timely manner.
  • To carry out any reasonable requests by colleagues at own level, above or below, in seniority.


  • Formal qualifications and food safety certificates are required. 
  • Experience within the relevant sections of the hospitality and leisure catering field are desirable.
  • You will be required to provide your own chef uniform of black trousers, a flat chef hat, black or white and a white chef jacket.
  • All applicants must be able to commit to the entire period of work.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you meet the requirements above, apply today!

About us

FMC is owned by Compass Group and are proud to be the official caterer to The Championships, Wimbledon.

Wimbledon is the largest single annual sporting catering operation carried out in Europe and hosts up to 39,000
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