Cafe Chef

Woodland Cafe | Long Ashes Park | North Yorkshire

Job description

We're looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Chef to work in our Woodlands Cafe. Our new menus include alternative brunch, afternoon tea, pizzas and pastas. The kitchen has been recently modernised to accommodate the new menus.

You'll manage and coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Woodlands Cafe kitchen, providing the highest and most consistent standards of food preparation and delivery. Menu changes will be finalised with our Executive Chef and Hospitality Director but your ideas on dishes and promotions are always encouraged and supported. You'll be responsible for making sure we meet our GP targets and you'll need to ensure that the kitchen and associated paperwork meets the 5 star standard required by the EHO at all times.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operation of the kitchen.
  • Monitor the day-to-day requirements and upcoming events to order ingredients correctly, maintaining an adequate level of stock.
  • Accurately record the receipt of goods and report any short or incorrect delivery.
  • Communicate effectively with the cafe team and encourage an atmosphere of respect and co-working amongst colleagues.
  • Support staff training, where required, ensuring allergen information is readily available for the front of house team.
  • Provide ideas and feedback to management to consistently review and improve our offering.
  • Be proficient in the understanding of the law regarding allergens, ensuring that every dish meets requirements.
  • Take pride in the presentation and quality of food from your kitchen, ensuring the customer always receives an exceptional standard of food.
  • Complete wastage and staff food logs to accurately record GPs.
  • Be passionate about great food, keep up to date with trends in the food industry and optimising kitchen processes.
  • Demonstrate a high level of food safety knowledge and follow recommended practises.
  • Ensure that all daily, weekly and monthly paperwork is completed in the Safer Food Better Business records.
  • Check that all equipment is working safely and compliant with manufacturers guidelines for operation.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and care of the equipment and working areas used in accordance with the standards required by Law and Company procedure.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2 minimum.
  • Excellent understanding of food hygiene regulations.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a chef in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English.

About you:

  • Highly organised, and thrives working under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks and manage workload effectively.
  • Approachable and able to work with a team.
  • Must have initiative with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Must have a flexible approach to working hours and days.

Benefits:

  • FREE gym membership, including the pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.
  • Discounts on food, drink and accommodation.
  • Discounts on spa treatments at Long Ashes Pure Spa.
  • Accommodation may be available on-site.
  • Fun and friendly team.
  • Pay depends on experience.
  • On-site parking

Salary: £11.50-£12.75 per hour

Schedule:

  • 10-hour shift
  • 12-hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

To apply - Email the hiring manager at rich@longashespark.co.uk with a copy of your CV

Email the hiring manager

Long Ashes Park | North Yorkshire

We're looking for a driven individual to join the leadership team on one of our holiday parks, Long Ashes Park in the beautiful Wharfedale Valley.

Reporting to the Park Manager and Directors, you will be accountable for the efficiency of all aspects of the operation, including guest services, housekeeping, leisure services, maintenance, grounds, catering, retail, health, and safety, as well as administrative tasks.


Long Ashes Park | North Yorkshire

We're looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Chef to work in our Woodlands Cafe. Our new menus include alternative brunch, afternoon tea, pizzas and pastas. The kitchen has been recently modernised to accommodate the new menus.

You'll manage and coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Woodlands Cafe kitchen, providing the highest and most consistent standards of food preparation and delivery. Menu changes will be finalised with our Executive Chef and Hospitality Director but your ideas on dishes and promotions are always encouraged and supported. You'll be responsible for ensuring we meet our GP targets and you'll need to ensure that the kitchen and associated paperwork meet the 5 star standard required by the EHO at all times.