Charity Cafe Chef/ Cook

£10 per hour

Tonbridge and Malling, Kent


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Spadework is a Charity providing care, support and meaningful opportunities for adults with learning, and other, disabilities. The aim of Spadework is to support people to be more independent, less isolated and to live happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives.

We are currently looking for a full-time Chef/ Cook to help run our successful on-site Food Shed Cafe catering for around 100 covers per day currently . We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate person to join our team in Offham, just outside of West Malling. You will be part of a team delivering exceptional, quality food and excellent customer service. Our menu focuses on light lunches, as well as a fully-stocked cake and savoury counter, prepared daily, with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Duties, Responsibilities and Key Skills:
To create and follow menus/ recipes
To provide and manage a high-quality food service, ensuring quality and presentation standards at all times
Always adhering to food safety and hygiene procedures and cleaning schedule
Always adhering to stock control and wastage procedures throughout the kitchen.
Always following Health & Safety regulations.
To manage a small team, maintaining good relationships and communication.
Responsible for ordering and stock rotation
Be able to self-manage at busy times and be pro-active in approach.
Be able to identify, and resolve, any special requirements, dietary or otherwise, for customers
Assist with stocktaking and management of kitchen hygiene and food storage

Realistic 2 week rota, must be able to work alternate weekends
Daily working hours 08.30 - 17.00
Friendly environment
Staff discount
Free parking
Previous experience managing, or assisting to manage, a kitchen
At least 2 years experience in a kitchen environment
Food Hygiene Level 2/3
Location: Spadework site near Offham, West Malling ME19 5NA

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter detailing why you are the right candidate for this position. For more information, or an informal chat, please call 01732 870002 and ask for Sarah Houghton.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and medical clearance. Spadework values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Closing date: Friday 9th September 2022. (This vacancy can be closed earlier than the closing date should the role be filled with a successful candidate)

Advertiser: Direct Employer

Reference: JD110822