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Sheffield United FC

Sheffield United FC

Academy Assistant Chef


Role Type



Posting Date

May 15, 2023

Role description


Full Time

Sheffield United Training Academy

Head Chef



Sheffield United Football Club have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Chef to join our Kitchen Department supporting and assisting the Head Chef with the preparation of nutritious meals for Academy players and colleagues.
Role Responsibilities:

Assist the Academy Head Coach with the preparation, coordination and cooking of nutritious meals for players and colleagues within Sheffield United Training Academy.
Support the Head Chef with the ordering of produce, sourcing the best local ingredients and researching suppliers.
To support the kitchen department to reduce food waste by ensuring correct food availability.
Regularly run food hygiene and health and safety audits in the kitchen and support in the supervision of the cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen department.
Be creative with menus and to be able to understand the benefits of nutritious food to aid performance and recovery.
Support the Academy Head Coach to create menus within a specific budget, bringing innovative menu planning to cater for a large volume of players and colleagues in accordance with the Academy timetable.
Support the kitchen to maintain all cooking items and service items in an orderly and sanitary condition according to good hygiene-keeping practices.
Any other reasonable requests as directed by management
To adhere to all Sheffield United Football Club's Safeguarding Policies and Procedures to foster an environment which protects from harm those defined as children and adults at risk.
To report any concerns of a Safeguarding nature to the relevant parties and remain fully compliant with any applicable Safeguarding checks and due diligence and recognise your responsibility to the Club's Safeguarding agenda.
To report any concerns of discrimination to the relevant parties and promote a welcoming and inclusive club environment for all.
To adhere to the Club's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies, supporting the Club to create an environment which is inclusive and all-encompassing.

Essential Criteria for the role:

Level 3 food hygiene certificate.
Minimum of Level 3 City and Guilds in catering or equivalent.
Passionate about healthy food.
Hard working and well organised with well-established time management skills.
Flexible with working hours to include weekends and bank holidays as per operational requirements.

Desirable Criteria for the role:

Experience of working in a professional sport environment.

Invest in a professionally

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