Blue Arrow are looking for Kitchen Assistants to join our expanding Catering team. Days and hours vary. Location also varies so having your own transport...
We are looking for some one with a breadth of knowledge in hospitality, catering and leisure sectors with a good under standing of the importance of producing and serving genuine home made food to a high standard including home baking.
This role is very much hands on in the kitchen as well as a mix of Kitchen management ( in the absence of the kitchen manager) and on days where the kitchen manager is also onsite you will spend time on:
*Development of the bakery/baking where appropriate
*EHO responsibilities ensuring we are always ahead of where we should be, proactive in our approach to Health and safety and Environmental health.
*Staff training/ refresher training.
*Planing menus alongside the Kitchen manager.
*Ensure health, safety, hygiene and environmental regulations are strictly followed and the organisation is fully compliant, including maintaining relevant records and overseeing/ managing EHO visits
*Maintain records and monitor the quality of food produced by the team.
*Liaison with accounts re: stock control as appropriate
*Work closely with the kitchen manager and the front of house manager to develop and introduce new ideas.
*Birthday party menus
*Any other general duties as required
Skills and qualifications:
*Previous similar experience is essential, holding a C&G 706/1, 706/2 NVQ equivalent
*Must have Food Hygiene certificate - intermediate level as a minimum.
*Qualified Baker ( or qualified by experience)- must be able to demonstrate strong baking skills.
*Sound and current knowledge of hygiene and health and safety.
*Maintain a good level or personal presentation.
*Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery with ambition to continually improve
*Exemplary people management skills
*Excellent team player and leader.
*Good financial understanding
*Good customer service skills.
*Engage with the customers which includes children of all ages.
This is a key role and we truly want the right person to join our existing team. We are looking for someone to bring confidence, a flair for the role and an upbeat approach to our business. If you think this sounds like you then please click to apply and we will get back to you.