Ambitious cook required for delightful Farm Shop Restaurant
Job reference number: HCR20
Are you an experienced cook who’s passionate about fresh, seasonal ingredients? Are you creative and enjoy inventing new product and menu ideas? Do you enjoy cooking well-presented meals from scratch? Then this could be the ideal role for you!
Our client is a family ran farm located the heart of the Cotswolds, near Cirencester. Since 2006, the business has expanded to include a farm shop – selling produce from the estate – and a farm café – which offers hearty breakfasts and delicious lunches using ingredients from the farm where possible.
The successful candidate will help to continue building the café’s fantastic reputation for its themed breakfasts and lunches, as well as contribute new café initiatives to help the business expand further. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in an independent kitchen, as well as strong pastry-making skills. Finally, the ideal candidate will also enjoy working as part of a small team and enjoy working in kitchens with a customer focused ethos.
Preparing and cooking delicious, well presented meals from scratch
Working with other members of the kitchen team to ensure all orders are delivered in a timely manner and to the standards expected
Ordering food and sundries as necessary
Ensuring personal cleanliness and working practices are to a high standard
Support with kitchen paperwork, checks and ensuring high standards of hygiene, safety and housekeeping are always met
Assisting with cleaning down the kitchen after every shift
Basic Food Hygiene certificate is desirable
Experience working in an independent kitchen preferable
Pastry making skills – including sweet pastry items and savoury pastry items
Excellent personal hygiene and cleanliness
Passionate about fresh, local food
Passionate about customer service
Full time or part time basis available
£10ph for up to 48 hours per week
Working days are Wednesday-Sunday
Own transportation is essential