Seasonal Cook

Expiring today

United Kingdom
11.82 - 13.49 GBP Hourly
26 May 2021
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is recruiting for a Seasonal Lead Cook to complement their catering team. You will be responsible for day to day aspects of the catering operation, hands-on cooking and assisting with the management of catering staff over the summer.

Working with the centre manager, your main responsibilities will be:

* Management responsibilities for the catering operation at the centre. This will include hands-on cooking as well as the effective management of the catering team

* Cooking and delivery of breakfast (earliest sitting usually 7.45 am) and evening meals (latest sitting usually 6.30 pm) for up to 160 residential visitors, in accordance with health and hygiene regulations

* Preparing and overseeing the making of packed lunches and home-baked items for packed lunches

* Working with the Centre Manager to streamline all kitchen processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness

* Ensuring monitoring and accurate recording of all catering functions is carried out in accordance with safe catering practices e.g. HACCP, Safer Food Better Business

* Compiling menus with consideration of dietary requirements

* Sourcing suppliers, placing orders and receiving deliveries

You must have your own transport due to the remote location of the centre.

Essential Experience

* 3+ years catering experience

* Minimum Level 3 Food Hygiene certificate

* Management/supervisory experience

* Experience of producing nutritious and varied meals

You will have a positive and passionate attitude, show pride in your work and have an ability to adapt to changes. You will also work well under pressure and treat others with courtesy and respect.

Salary: GBP15,511 - GBP17,701 per season (equating to GBP11.82-GBP13.49 p/h)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week during core season only - flexibility required