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Hospitality and Catering Vacancies - Center Parcs

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13th April 2022

Employer description

Center Parcs is a short-term holiday company with centres in various countries around Europe and the UK. 

The Center Parcs concept is to provide short breaks in the forest, bringing families together and back to nature with high quality accommodation, a range of outstanding leisure facilities and more than 200 indoor and outdoor activities, all set within a protected and enhanced woodland environment. Center Parcs operates five villages in the UK: Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire; Elveden Forest in Suffolk; Longleat Forest in Wiltshire; Whinfell Forest in Cumbria and Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire. Operating in County Longford, Ireland, is our newest village Longford Forest, the first outside of the UK.

Each village is set within around 400 acres of natural woodland, with trees, streams and wildlife surrounding apartment and lodge accommodation. At the heart of each village is the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, an extensive range of restaurants, cafés and retail outlets, as well as the Aqua Sana Spa.

Our local holiday village in Elveden is located right in heart of Thetford Forest

They are a popular employer within the local area and are currently recruiting for Catering and Hospitality staff both full and part time

CATERING 

Kitchen Assistant / Commis Chef Fast Track Opportunity| £9.66 - £10.04 per hour

Hours of Work: Various Hours Available, Part-Time, Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.66 - £10.04 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Do you have an interest in cooking, like the idea of working in a busy kitchen and have a desire to progress?

We have a number of entry level Kitchen Assistant positions available, where no experience is required as we will provide full training to get you to the next level – with a pay increase when you have successfully completed your training.

Full and part-time hours available

The training programme is for 3 months (based on full-time hours), where you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of different kitchen environments; from grills and burgers in our American diner to fine Indian fusion cuisine. Upon successful completion of the training, you will continue in your role as a Kitchen Assistant with the opportunity to progress to the next level of the kitchen brigade as a Line Cook.

In addition to our great range of standard and unique benefits, you’ll also receive:

A share of tips – which are evenly split based on hours worked
Your uniform will be provided and laundered

THE ROLE

As a fast-track chef you will learn and progress from the ground floor up, helping with the preparation, cooking and presentation of food, working to the highest standards and in an environment that combines popular menus and quality food with the very best in service.

Duties will include:

The preparation, cooking and presentation of food to menu specifications
Learning about stock control, portion control and food wastage
Understanding dietary requirements
How to use specialist kitchen equipment safely and correctly
Keeping a safe and hygienic working environment
Keeping the kitchen clean, tidy and organised
You will be given all the training and support you need to succeed, from your Manager, our online learning portal and our external training provider ‘HIT’.

Closing date: 31 May 2022

KITCHEN SUPERVISOR / CHEF DE PARTIE | £12.10 per hour

We are looking for a Kitchen Supervisor (Chef de Partie) to join our busy team. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing, cooking and presenting food to agreed Company standards. Working with the Kitchen Manager, you will also help create new menu ideas and ensure that accurate costing and specifications are considered.

Excellent communication skills are required as you will provide general supervision and coaching to all junior staff, ensuring the personal development of the junior team. You will also deputise for the Assistant Kitchen Manager in their absence, supervising the unit chefs to maintain the smooth running of the kitchen.

Other responsibilities will include assisting with the management of the Cost of Sales for your unit through effective use of the company ordering system, stock and portion control and minimising food wastage.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Essential requirements:

Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate (or demonstrate experience / knowledge of Health & Safety / hygiene requirements in a kitchen)
A formal cooking qualification
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Previous experience as a Kitchen Supervisor / Chef de Partie in a small establishment or experience in a more junior position within a larger kitchen, including supervisory and training responsibilities

Closing date: 31 May 2022

KITCHEN STEWARD / PORTER | £9.66 per hour

As a Kitchen Steward / Porter, you will be responsible for assisting the Kitchen Team disposal of kitchen waste and deep cleaning of the kitchen and wash up areas. Responsibilities will include maintaining a high standard of hygiene and safety in the kitchen, carrying out cleaning duties as specified by the kitchen manager such as, sweeping and mopping floors and operating pot-washing machinery.

The successful candidate must:

Be able to work under pressure
Have the ability to work on their own or as part of a team
Have good communication skills
Adhere to company COSHH regulations and ISO standards at all times

Desirable requirements:

Previous experience as a Kitchen Steward / Porter is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

Closing date: 31 May 2022

BAR and FRONT OF HOUSE

BAR & WAITING TEAM MEMBERS | £9.66 per hour plus tips 

Hours of Work: Part-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.66 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

ABOUT YOU

Any experience of working in a customer-facing role is ideal but not essential as we will provide all the training you need, and you will be surrounded by a supportive team.

If you can bring the following qualities and skills, then we’d love to hear from you:

Good communication skills – with a patient and friendly nature
Passion to provide great customer service
Enjoy working as part of a team

Closing date: 24 May 2022

BAR & WAITING TEAM MEMBERS | £9.66 per hour plus tips| Fixed Term until 29 September 2022.

ABOUT YOU

Any experience of working in a customer-facing role is ideal but not essential as we will provide all the training you need, and you will be surrounded by a supportive team.

If you can bring the following qualities and skills then we’d love to hear from you:

Good communication skills – with a patient and friendly nature
Passion to provide great customer service
Enjoy working as part of a team

Closing date: 24 May 2022

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 24/05/2022

Salary

Dependent of role

Location

This job is located in Elveden, Suffolk

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