Trainee / Assistant Chef

Recruitment Genius
22000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting destination restaurant specialising in authentic and original South American dining here in the heart of Kent. Their guests can expect a blend of Latin-American ingredients along with fresh, locally-sourced produce, all carefully prepared for a flavour that they won't find elsewhere. The restaurants experience is informal and unpretentious yet thorough in the attention to detail and finer flourishes that elevate the dining experience to something exceptional.

Working under the guidance of the Owner and Head Chef, you will:
- Ensure the kitchen and service areas are clean and tidy at all times
- Assist in preparation of the food with minimum wastage
- Effectively control a specific station within the kitchen
- Carry out the directions of the Head Chef
- Ensure all food preparation is carried out in accordance with food hygiene procedures
- Ensure food is prepared to required standards checking for taste, presentation and quality
- Ensure food is served promptly and work is carried out quickly and efficiently to keep up when busy

- GCSE English and Maths Grade A-D / 3-9 (or equivalent)
- GCSE Cookery/Food Technology is desirable
- A strong interest in food - preparing and cooking
- Excellent organisation skills
- This is a very hands on role and motivation is key

- Basic salary of GBP22,000 to GBP26,000
- Salary reviewed every 6 months, bonuses paid (at owners discretion) for exceptional performance and contribution
- 28 days holiday including days in lieu for BHs
- Pension Scheme
- On the job and formal training
- Meals whilst on duty

They are a small family business with an exciting and original brand offering that is gaining local and national media attention.

They are seeking an experienced, energetic and self-motivated individual to assist and support us in taking the restaurant to the next level in its development.

Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Wadhurst High Street is approx 30 mins walk away. Tunbridge Wells is approx 15 mins drive or 10 mins by train, central London can be reached by train in less than an hour.

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