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Lead Cook

Job Category: Chef de Partie

Job Location: Fairford, Gloucester

Description: The Company and the Role:

Successful family owned company with venue located between Cirencester and Oxford, so own reliable transport is essential.
Seeking a proven Lead Cook to work in a permanent retail restaurant kitchen.
Superb and genuine work opportunity offering alternate weekend off and no split shifts.
The Company offers you the amazing opportunity to train and develop your career.
Fresh sustainable food and creative seasonal menu items are the core menu range

Key Features of the Role:
The Lead Cook will provide great food to customers and be responsible for the kitchen and preparation area.
Accountable for highest standards of customer care both individually and team wise.
Create and maintain safe working environment, compliance, ordering stock, monitoring wastage and margin control.
Daily planning and running of the kitchen, to ensure effective and efficient operation.
Preparation of hot and cold food to recipe specifications, using sustainable, fresh seasonal produce.
Serving 200 - 250 covers during lunchtime service, as well as breakfast and afternoon tea.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Hot and cold food preparation and cooking experience as a Lead Cook, Chef de Partie or Line Cook is essential, ideally backed up by some form of qualification.
Current front of house and back of house communication experience.
Experience organising, prioritising and managing food orders.
Meal specifications and portion control experience.
Able to work 5 days, on average 45 hours per week, a minimum 37.5 hours per week.
Experience cooking and or baking from scratch

What’s on Offer?
Accomplished Lead Cook will be paid circa £23,000 basic annual salary.
Guaranteed 37.5 hours per week contract, 5 days, average hours worked is 45 per week.
2 Week rolling rota, including alternate weekend off and consistent day off during each Monday to Friday week.
Alternate weekend off, no split shifts, or late nights.
20% Staff discount after 3 months.
50% Discount in restaurant whilst working.
Free parking.
Employee assistant programme.
Lead Cook receives 31 Days annual leave.
Auto enrolment pension after 3 months.
Free membership after 3 months to group package.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Lead Cook with own transport.
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Employer Reference: 9202/2020/CA7746FC
Job Type: Permanent
Contact Phone Number: 02380 224654

Number of Views: 11
Date Added: 07 March 2020

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