Senior Food Technician
Senior Food Technician
- London Based Generous Salary Luxury Brand
My client, is a world renowned, luxury restaurant chain that offers a sophisticated dining experience with multiple, luxury locations UK wide.
They are looking for a Senior Food Technician to join their culinary team to create, implement and manage the F&B, technology & safety strategy for the entire group. You will be responsible for ensuring full compliance and trace- ability of all food and beverage products, supply chain integrity, allergen, nutritional data and HACCP and operational compliance. A large part of this role, initially, will be involved around allergens so knowledge and experience with allergen would be extremely beneficial.
- Create, implement and manage the F&B, technology & safety strategy, demonstrating it exceeds the offering of its direct competitors in terms of range, innovation and quality. To review menus for legality, ensuring both statutory and ‘best practice’ compliance in relation to matters such as allergens advice, foods less than thoroughly cooked and training standards/descriptions. Up-to-date food labelling knowledge with due diligence controls. Review existing and new product performance on a weekly and monthly basis based on insight form Non -conformance, Procurement, FSA and NSF ranking data and amend the range as appropriate. Communicate, deliver and implement smooth menu launches according to the Commercial team strategy covering Allergens, Nutritional and basic trading standards guideline. Ongoing review and improvement of business practices, technology and equipment to drive better efficiencies in the business. Monitor compliance with or investigate breaches of food safety legislation. Deliver HACCP training to new starters and liaise with Area Chefs to achieve 4/5 stars across the group.
You will have:
- A minimum 5 years’ experience as a technical manager in a food service or manufacturing business. Strong communication, influencing and management skills within a complex and multiple stakeholder environment. Good analytical, report writing and presentation skills. Demonstrative passion for innovation and continuous improvement.
It is extremely important that the right individual has excellent IT skills as a large part of this role involves Allergen data inputting and adding allergens to their internal recipe database as well as implementing IT solutions linking their current food database system with stock control.
As well as a chance to add one of the world’s most prestigious names to your CV, you’ll get:
- A generous staff discount at all of their restaurants nationwide Cycle to work scheme and savings on things like gym membership and cinema tickets Reward programmes recognising employee longevity and recognising those who promote us as an employer of choice External support in partnership with the charity, Hospitality in Action - providing access to legal care, financial support & personal advice