Kitchen Manager - Bowyers Arms, Abingdon

Greene King
15 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Kitchen Manager looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting Kitchen Manager opportunity in at the Bowyers Arms, Abingdon

The Business

Flame Grill just outside oxford in village setting next to train station , great food side as well as revitalised bar trade with sky sports, huge garden recently refurbished.

Chance to progress and train for your own pub as previous 2 assistant managers are now general managers . We are a training house for new managers which you will be involved in

We have excellent community feel with emphasis on family pub with a lovely dining area as well as big sports area, darts pool aunt sally

We are in yoy growth and pub sits in top 2 from area customer service last year and this year so far.

Responsibility for stocks orders maintaing 5 star food hygiene rating, team of 2 chefs to manage

Growing food trade which we are constantly building on

Average weekly turnover: GBP 13,500
Split Wet/Food: 60/40

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a Flame Grill business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is part of the Greene King Retail Division - our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK our Local Pubs division operates a range of unique community and high-street pubs which attract a variety of customers and offer something for everyone.

Flame Grill

'Flame Grill' pubs are defined by a contemporary style and an authentic pub atmosphere. The local 'Flame Grill' is the place to be. Groups or couples visit for casual social gatherings, special occasions and enjoyable nights-out. Customers expect genuine, efficient service from an upbeat team, in comfortable and stylish surroundings.

The Flame Grill menu offers consistently well-presented, quality, excellent-value food and drink offers, where tasty flame-grilled food is the specialty. Our unique Flame-Grill equipment sears on contact and locks in natural flavours - resulting in tender, moist, succulent food every time.

Role & Responsibilities

As Kitchen Manager, you will support the General Manager in all aspects of the successful management of the kitchen side of the business.

With fantastic people skills and previous management experience, you will be committed to leading, inspiring and developing a fantastic team. You will be passionate about preparing and presenting food to consistent company/brand specification and exceptional standards. You will be customer-focused and will work with the front of house operation to provide excellent service - ultimately ensuring a fantastic guest experience!

With the ability to adhere to policies and procedures, you will ensure a safe, tidy and hygienic working environment at all times. You will also be responsible for monitoring and dealing with any equipment maintenance issues, maintaining accurate food ordering and stocking levels and completing timely and accurate stock counts. With the ability to work to targets you will manage wastage through correct portion control and records and will also assist in delivering other financial targets set for the business.

What we can offer you

Excellent Training and Career Path Progression - opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses
Competitive Salary
Pension Scheme
33% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts - saving you money
Childcare Vouchers

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!