Cook
National Trust
Swanage, UK
10d ago

Summary

Do you have a passion for preparing the best quality food and making customers happy? If you’ve answered yes, and you’d like to be part of an organisation that is consistently ranked in the top ten best places to work’ list, then we would love to hear from you!

What it's like to work here

This 1000 year old royal castle stands at the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck. The area, famed for its beaches, castle and countryside, is home to some of the rarest species in the UK, including British reptiles.

To become part of our friendly team, you will need a love of the outdoors and an interest in active pursuits. A strong commercial focus and year-

round opening means work at Purbeck Island requires energy and commitment, and the roles are fun and varied in a unique location.

For more information about our property please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk / purbeck-countryside

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
  • IT literate
  • Experienced in delivering a centrally developed menu in a fast paced, catering environment
  • Proud to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Aware of good working knowledge of Health & Safety compliance requirements
  • Looking after you

  • Health cash plan from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness
  • Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our Retail and Food & Beverage outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking
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