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Assistant Chef - Wokingham


Near Wokingham, Berkshire


Our client is a very busy Garden Centre Café near Wokingham in a rural location.

For this position, previous experience in a busy catering operation is essential.

They require an experienced Assistant Chef who is passionate about great food & great service. To fulfil the requirements of this position you must be reliable, a good timekeeper, able to work under pressure and most importantly a great communicator and great team player! 

Our clients are famous for their ‘cooked to order’ full breakfast, fresh ingredient lunch and home baked afternoon menu with 120+ covers providing the highest quality food & drink.

It takes a certain type of person to consistently deliver their very best and that’s what they need!

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with 'cook to order' breakfasts.
  • Assist with general food prep / mise en place
  • Assist with in-house sweet & savoury baking
  • Plate up food as part of breakfast & lunch service
  • Assist with Deli bar food as needed
  • Good knife skills for fast & efficient prepping
  • Capable of cooking breakfast items, make fresh soups, baking cakes etc.
  • Stand in for the Head Chef during annual holiday and on 1 day each weekend (after full training).

You will need to be:

  • Very experienced in a similar busy kitchen environment.
  • Passionate about good food.
  • Reliable & trustworthy, friendly & honest.
  • Able to speak & read fluent English.
  • Must be able to use your own initiative.
  • A great team player able to multi task within a small & friendly team

The hours are from 06.15 to 3.30 pm (varying shifts) Tuesday to Friday plus Sundays with 2 days off per week (Sat & Mon).
Package comprises of 28 days’ paid holiday which includes Christmas through the New Year off, meals on duty, free uniform and a company pension scheme. Final salary depending on experience.

 There are excellent opportunities for training & career progression as the Company continues its expansion.

*Transport is essential due to rural location and no public transport*

Please send us an upto date copy of your CV or give us a call so we can tell you about this exciting opportunity.



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