Chef / Cook / Catering Assistant / Caterer / Kitchen Assistant

Enfield, Middlesex, England
£20000 per annum
08 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Canteen Assistant

Location: Enfield

Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum

Position: Full time - Permanent, Contract

Hours: The working week consists of 37.5 hours, with each day starting at 7.30 am and finishing at approximately 3.30 pm.

On a day-to-day basis, the company's Canteen services over 350 staff at our three offices in Enfield. The Canteen provides hot and cold food for all staff throughout the day from 7.30am plus lunches for customers when necessary.

Job Role:

The company is looking for an enthusiastic and flexible person to join their current team of five working in the Canteen, covering the following tasks:

  • The preparation of sandwiches and rolls - approximately 300 per day
  • Cold preparation for the refrigerated display unit (salads, meat and fish selection)
  • Cooking hot meals and puddings
  • Menu planning
  • Serving customers
  • Ordering supplies
  • Shopping
  • Washing up and clearing away


We are looking for someone who;

  • Is able to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Has high energy levels
  • Is able to use their own initiative
  • Is smart and presentable
  • Is articulate and friendly
  • Is flexible and able to do overtime occasionally
  • Has good cooking/baking skills

The successful candidate must have a clean driving licence.

Previous experience in cooking for large numbers would be an advantage, although this is not essential. The company will consider someone who doesn't have a catering qualification but enjoys cooking. An aptitude to learn, and a willingness to undertake any task, is essential.


For this role, the company will offer a competitive market salary of £20k to ensure that they attract candidates of exceptional quality. Salaries are reviewed regularly on the basis of performance; the company believes that they're one of the few companies who really do pay employees in accordance with their contribution.

All employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including private medical insurance, 20 days paid holidays (plus paid Bank Holidays), Life Insurance, Pension and more. The company also operates an employee share plan which enables all our people to benefit from the increased value of the company.

The company has team and office morale events with a very generous budget. Activities can vary from drinks, a spa day or bowling with your teammates to our fantastic annual Christmas party.

The company offer the opportunity to do an interesting and demanding job in a well-managed and very successful company. Despite being established for over 30 years, the company is a dynamic and fast growing organization with an outstanding record of getting the best out of people - which is why their staff retention is exceptionally high.

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Candidates with experience of; Food Services Assistant, Assistant Cook, Catering Assistant, Serving Assistant, Assistant Chef, Kitchen Assistant, Food Assistant, Service Assistant, Cook, Chef, Server, Waiter, Waitress, Host, Hostess, will also be considered for this role.