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Chef | Rufford Abbey Country Park

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Chef | Rufford Abbey Country Park

Permanent Full Time

Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. We’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve. The Company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

  • The post holder will report directly to the Catering Operations Manager and be responsible for preparing and cooking meals for customers and clients at all areas of within Rufford Abbey

  • Deliver a catering offer which produces high quality and nutritionally balanced food to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Sociable working hours - limited evening shifts required

  • Responsible for aspects of the day to day catering including food safety, stock control, ordering and cleaning.

  • To assist with the day to day operations of the catering function in order to maximise business opportunities and profitability in line with the business plan.

The Chef will focus day to day on the following tasks:

  • Prepare and cook food for customers and visitors.

  • Regularly review menus in order to ensure quality, nutritional value and minimise wastage.

  • To ensure the company HACCCP procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times.

  • Maintain and develop systems of stock control to minimise wastage and aid profitability.

  • Ensure a consistent high level of service is delivered to customers.

  • To assist in the management of the centre’s quality assurance systems and procedures.

  • To undertake maintenance, housekeeping and cleaning duties as and when required.

  • To undertake any regulatory requirements.

  • To be responsible and accountable for cash handling as required.

  • To be responsible for casual and seasonal catering assistant staff as required.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required by the Catering Operations Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the site are achieved.

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person / Employee discount portal / Company sick pay / Career Progression and More!!

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.