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Center Parcs UK and Ireland (formerly Center Parcs UK) is a short-break holiday company that operates six holiday villages in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, with each covering about 400 acres (1.6 km2) of woodland. The company's first village opened at Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, in 1987 and its sixth, at Longford Forest, Ireland, opened in 2019
A range of quality own-brand and high street restaurants and cafés, mixed with great food, family-friendly menus and a generous sprinkling of excellent service. That’s the recipe for success in our Food and Beverage department.
In this role, you will prepare, cook and present menu items to agreed standards. You will assist the Kitchen Managers with the general supervision and coaching of the Kitchen Assistants and deputise for the Kitchen Managers in their absence; maintaining the smooth running of the kitchen.
Responsibilities will include:
Ensuring the guests’ requirements are always met and naturally seeking out opportunities to exceed their expectations
Ensuring the cleanliness of the kitchen area is maintained to a high standard and that all company and legal requirements are met at all times
Following guidelines on stock control, portion control and food wastage, taking action as necessary to maintain food Cost of Sales for the unit
Supporting the Kitchen Managers with implementation and production of menus, procedures and standards as required
Attending all company training as required for legal purposes, personal development or development of new menus and dishes
Complying with the guidelines and practices in respect of food safety as detailed in the Food Safety Manual
The ideal candidate will be naturally helpful, enthusiastic and have excellent communication skills.
Previous experience as a Line Cook / Junior Chef de Partie including supervisory and training experience or previous experience as a Kitchen Assistant within a quality establishment producing a range of dishes using fresh produce
Good communication skills
Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate
Formal cooking qualification or willingness to study towards
Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:
Colleague Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
Free use of our leisure facilities
Discounted Center Parcs breaks
20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications
If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.
The closing date for this job offer is on 20/02/2024
£12.56 per hour
This job is located in Elveden, Suffolk
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