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Veg Cook

Job Introduction

To provide excellent customer service from the preparation, presentation and service of food to the client & Sodexo’s satisfaction.

Role Responsibility

  • To prepare, cook and present soups and accompaniments for all areas.
  • To prepare, cook and present potato and vegetable dishes for the cook chill operation and main counter
  • To prepare, cook and present fried dishes for the cook chill operation and main counter
  • Assist with all aspects of the preparation of food service areas and presentation of food to be notified standard.
  • Follow instruction, as directed by line manager and in accordance to the required SLA
  • To provide an efficient and friendly service to clients, stakeholders & customers in all departments.
  • Ensure all necessary documentation is completed to comply with company and industry standards
  • To communicate well with clients, stakeholders & customers and demonstrate a helpful attitude at all times.
  • To undertake cleaning and ensure all aspects of equipment and production area cleaning is completed to the Company’s standard according to the cleaning rota or as directed
  • To attend/receive any job-related training as required
  • Report all accidents and near misses in accordance to the health & safety documentation.
  • Wear the correct uniform at all times.
  • Ensure that methods of preparation, production and presentation comply with Sodexo’s standards and procedures.
  • Comply with all Company & Client policies, site rules and statutory regulations relating to Health & Safety, Food Safety, HACCP, Cook Chill system, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your work place.
  • Ensure that all equipment used, is in safe working order and report any faults to line manager, ensuring the equipment is not used until safe.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Good communications skills
  • Previous experience of working in a catering, food industry or hospitality environment.
  • Previous food handling experience
  • Strong customer service skills
  • High levels of personal hygiene and appearance
  • To hold a basic food hygiene certificate or equivalent

Package Description

12 hours per week over 2 days (Thursday & Friday)

Full Training

Uniform Provided

Hours - 7.30am - 1.30pm

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process



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