Catering Manager

Big Fish Recruitment

Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP281-420

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Provide advice to the Client on the services the Catering Services Provider (CSP) should provide
• Obtain details of the demographics of the staff to be fed
• In conjunction with the CSP devise menus to satisfy the needs of different nationalities and cultures
• Obtain or estimate quantities of meals to be prepared and their cost and develop an overall budget
• Assess the CSP software and how the CSP manages the access to free meals arrangements and records the same against personalized entitlements
• Monitor the number of meals provided
• Determine catering facility hours of operation, seating and food layout (senior, junior) etc
• Ensure the CSP is provided with, or has all equipment, utensils, crockery etc. to serve meals
• Inspect and taste sample meals and approve
• Inspect the food supply chain by visiting the CSP providers
• Through the Food Inspectors and own inspections ensure the meals are being prepared to agreed standards
• Ensure food is being properly stored and no date expired product us used
• Ensure the washing facility is being properly utilized and the quality
• Ensure the CSP and Waste Manager have a proper waste disposal plan in place


• Bachelors Degree in Catering or at least 10 years as a manager of a busy catering facility
• Likely to be a Catering Manager at a similar facility
• Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office environment including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook

About the Company


Our aim is to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent, quality service that goes beyond the norm, giving them peace of mind and complete trust in our ability to meet their needs.


Big Fish consultants specialise in their fields and have extensive experience in the region and beyond. We take pride in our knowledge and network and believe that our relationships are built on trust and integrity and are made for the long term.


At Big Fish, as well as caring for the people we work with, we also care about the world and environment we live in, that's why Big Fish support initiatives that promote human welfare, environmental protection and sustainability.

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