Zoek Pin High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago

We're looking for a chef to join our team at Hughenden!

The Pay:Salary range of £19,928 - £21,000 per annum, depending on experience

The Hours: This is a full time role, which is hours per week.  There will be NO EVENINGS or SPLIT SHIFTS, but weekend work will be required.  Hughenden is open every day (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).  A typical day will be between 08:30 and 16:30 with a half hour break for lunch, you may be required later on occasion.

The Contract:Permanent
What it's like to work here Hughenden is a great place to work and our stable yard café is at the centre of our operation and where the main kitchen lies, from here you will cater for our visitors, many of which visit on a daily basis.  Our menu is changed regularly and you will have an opportunity to put your own stamp on it by creating our local dishes.  There is also the opportunity to go into our walled garden and pick produce that then goes straight into the dishes we make fresh, daily.  This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to make their mark and help drive the business forward through managing our food offer and driving kitchen standards. What you'll be doing
With your passion for food and your appetite to provide an exceptional service to your customers, you’ll work with the National Trust Cookbook framework to prepare delicious food. Working with local produce you'll always be looking for ways to minimise waste and control costs and resources. With your attention to detail you’ll ensure each dish is fresh, tasty and beautifully presented every time.

As a key member of our busy Food & Beverage team, you’ll make sure the team is working effectively to deliver great results. You may also be required, on occasions to supervise volunteers.

You’ll help the Food & Beverage team ensure our kitchens are presented to the highest standard and are compliant with all relevant legislation around food hygiene and COSHH.

The National Trust ethos will always be at the forefront of your mind, and you'll be proud to share our good work with our customers, you’ll look to maximise sales with new ideas so that the profit can be reinvested back into our conservation work.

Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.
Who we're looking for
We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team to exceed our customer’s expectations with the delicious food we prepare and serve. You'll need to be;

  • Passionate about food

  • Customer focussed with great communication skills

  • A good team player

  • Creative and proactive

  • Aware of good working knowledge of Health & Safety compliance requirements

  • Willing to learn

  • Organised

The package
Benefits for working at the National Trust:

  • Flexible working whenever possible

  • Free parking at most locations

  • Discounts in high street stores, cinemas, National Trust properties and cafes.

  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

  • Generous annual leave

  • Subsidised health cash plan

  • Free 24-hour support service

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

  • Training & Development tailored to you

  • Up to 5 days of paid volunteering for you.

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