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Thatcham Garden Centre , Thatcham Garden Centre, Benham Hill, Thatcham RG18 3AN, UK

Part Time –25 Hours Per Week Including Weekends Fully Flexible

We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry. This is a very hands-on role and as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and results driven with good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Experience in a similar role in a similar environment is essential.

As a Chef, your passion for all things food, and the desire to make the perfect dish every time, is what sets you apart. With a keen eye for maintaining the highest standards and thriving during a fast-paced service, you’ll soon become an invaluable member of the kitchen team.

As a family run business, we understand the importance of work/ life balance so our working hours for chefs mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

Duties include:

Prepare, cook, and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard

Work safely around the kitchen equipment

Maintain accurate food ordering and stock levels

Assist in keeping the kitchen clean, hygienic, and tidy at all times

Monitor portion size and waste.

Preparing food for the Carvery

Cooking for the Carvery

Serving the carvery

Cleaning of carvery

Completing relevant paperwork & records as required.

Skills needed:

Experience of working in a commercial catering environment

Knowledge of carvery

Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team

Knowledge of HACCP

Knowledge of allergens, meat weights and portion control

Professionalism and reliability.

Remains calm under pressure

Good time management

Level 2 basic food hygiene

What we Offer:

Benefits include staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to Hayley Archer, Restaurant Manager

Applications close – Monday 17th June 2024

If your application is successful, someone from the management team will be in touch with you.

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