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Cook x 2

Cook x 2

Posted 5 days ago by National Trust
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Summary

Are you passionate about preparing tasty dishes using seasonal and local produce? Would you like to escape working late nights and split shifts? We're looking for a Cook to join our team at Acorn Bank.

This role is an hourly paid, fixed term role. Wherever possible we aim to offer a consistent working pattern, but we’re looking for flexibility as it may be necessary for us to alter this pattern from time to time to suit the needs of the business. We’d give you as much notice of this as possible.

What it's like to work here

This tranquil garden is renowned for its herb collections and fruit orchards. The imposing house has only been open to the public since 2012 and the team is working hard to develop the visitor experience. Acorn Bank offers a supportive and collaborative working environment where the small team is highly involved in the business planning process. If you are creative and energetic and would like to contribute to the success of this welcoming property, the team would love to hear from you.

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.

As a commitment to continued development within our people, we offer, at line managers discretion, a variety of internal training and hospitality apprenticeship courses to support you with your current and future career prospects.

Reference: 39904100

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