Chef / Cook

General Purpose:

Under the direction of the Chef / Cook, ensure a high quality welcome, service and customer experience in the tearoom, including private hire and special functions.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

· Ensure high standards of presentation and cleanliness in all areas at all times (food preparation areas, indoor and outdoor dining areas, service counters, food and beverage display areas, customer facilities, indoor and outdoor storage areas);

·Food preparation, and other kitchen duties as required;

· Ensure the safe and efficient use of equipment and resources at all times, complying with health and safety requirements at all times;

· Ensure food hygiene standards are adhered to at all times;

· Work to achieve financial income targets;

  • Comply with requirements in respect of Health & Safety legislation to ensure the welfare of staff, contractors and visitors;

· Effectively manage any allocated assignments or tasks within agreed time frames;

  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Catering manager.

Person Specification – Kitchen & Front of House Assistants


· NVQ Level 1 or 2 (or equivalent) in Catering or Culinary Skills

· Food Hygiene certificate

· First Aid / First Aid at Work certificate


· Experience of working as part of a team

· Experience of working in a commercial kitchen or café / restaurant outlet


· Knowledge of food hygiene standards


· Able to work as part of a team, following instructions as directed

· Able to show initiative and be self-motivated

· Able to work quickly and to tight timescales

· Ability to be flexible and to adapt to changing and challenging circumstances

· Able to communicate effectively verbally with a range of people

· Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to relate well to a range of people

· Able to act with confidentiality, tact and discretion

· Able to remain calm under pressure

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £21,000.00 per year

Apply for this vacancy

Do you want to respond to this vacancy? Please fill out this form completely and your information will be sent to the garden centre.

You can enclose your curriculum vitae (CV) for example.