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An opportunity has arisen to join the team of Chefs at The Ropery Coffee Shop within The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber.
The award winning Ropery Coffee Shop is a busy daytime business providing a high quality, predominantly vegetarian, menu 7 days a week.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable cook to join the team and further develop our reputation. 

You will:

  • Be experienced in working under pressure to tight deadlines in a busy kitchen.
  • Have the relevant qualifications eg food hygiene, for the environment.
  • Have passion and enthusiasm for cooking, development of menus and our catering offer.
  • Be reliable and flexible in your working patterns to cover extra shifts, holidays etc.
  • Be able to work closely with a large team of kitchen and front of house staff to maintain and build our business. 

Summary of Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • To prepare, cook and serve food to a consistently high standard including main meals, snacks, cakes and set buffet menus
  • Develop menu ideas including seasonal and weekly specials main meals and the cake cabinet.
  • Maintain high standards of food hygiene and general cleanliness at all times during service to comply with all relevant legislation and leaving the kitchen clean and tidy ready for the next day.
  • To contribute to maintaining our 5* ‘Scores on the Doors’ hygiene rating.
  • To assist the Coffee Shop Manager in stock control, rotation of ingredients and finished dishes
  • To ensure a high standard of customer service is provided at all times.
  • Support junior members of staff with presentation, guidance on basic recipes and general kitchen duties.

Approx 18 hours pw over a 2 week rota – Hours to be confirmed, but will include working to a regular rota including Friday evenings, Saturday daytime, Sunday daytime on alternate weekends.  Pay rate £9.70 per hour.

Please refer to JOB DESCRIPTION

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Please refer to JOB DESCRIPTION

Salary                        £23,887 pro rata + Auto-enrolment pension
Hours                        2.5 full days pw job share: exact split TBC

Some flexibility to help with holiday cover would be an advantage

Holidays       Stat min hols: 28d pro-rata incl public holidays

Application by CV and covering letter to

Closing date Sunday 17 March 2019
Interviews week commencing 25 March 2019
Proposed start date 1 May 2019 subject to notice requirements