5 months ago
We want enthusiastic Chefs to join our team at The Crown Inn for the busy spring/summer season!
We're looking for keen Chef de Parties who can help to drive our dynamic kitchen team in Pooley Bridge. Live-in is available in one of our staff houses close to the property.
You can be a vital part of our skilled brigade and will support the Head Chef, spending your days serving delicious food in a well-equipped kitchen. We will guarantee you full time hours over our busiest period of the year, once you are part of the family at House of Daniel Thwaites you will have every opportunity to apply for roles as they come up in our other fantastic properties for the winter.
Your day to day;
* Assisting Head Chef to manage the kitchen in line with company policies
* Producing a high standard of food from scratch for all of our menus
* Managing a section in our kitchen cooking from fresh ingredients
* Eliminating wasteful or unprofitable practices
* Ensuring food safety standards are adhered to
* Helping with the ordering and storage of food supplies
Who are we looking for?
You should have experience of working with fresh ingredients and cooking from scratch. We have recipes you must follow but a flair for cooking is essential.
If you are a team player who is committed to achieving the very best, this could be the role for you.
Having innovative ideas and the ability to implement them is important. Proven previous experience is essential.
It's a great opportunity for someone with a natural drive for excellence who is seeking advancement in their career.
You will have an eye for detail and be able to multi task. The menu in our busy business varies greatly, but it doesn't matter if a guest orders a full breakfast or a three-course meal, we want to ensure they have a high-quality experience and want to return.
In return, we are offering a rewarding role with scope for career progression along with;
* A competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience
* 28 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years)
* Health cash plan
* Generous employee discounts
* Life assurance
* Bespoke training programmes accessible to all
* An engaging & supportive work environment
The Crown Inn is set on the riverside of the picturesque village of Pooley Bridge and has recently benefitted from a major investment which has transformed both the interior and exterior. With a restaurant, bar and guest rooms, it's an extremely busy place to work and you never know what each shift might bring. It is part of The House of Daniel Thwaites, a unique collective of Inns, Hotels & Spas offering warm hospitality and high quality service in a welcoming environment.
Thwaites was established in 1807 and to this day remains a family run Business. We have Hotels, Inns, Pubs and a Brewery and are focused on providing superb hospitality in outstanding properties in great locations –
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Chef de Partie - Full Time