Job Vacancies at Burford House Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Burford House Garden Centre. We are always looking for new talent to join our team so if you think you would like to work for this forward thinking family owned business then why not apply for one of the job roles below. You can apply for jobs by sending in your CV to the addresses provided in the job descriptions.

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Chef - Cook

 (Part Time – 20-25 hours per week – including weekends)

We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry. This is a very hands-on role and as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and results driven with good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Experience in a similar role in a similar environment is essential. A good working knowledge of till systems is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

Duties include:

Prepare, cook, and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard
Work safely around the kitchen equipment
Maintain accurate food ordering and stock levels
Assist in keeping the kitchen clean, hygienic, and tidy at all times
Monitor portion size and waste

Skills needed:

Cooking
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
HACCP essential
Baking experience desired
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene

Job Type:

The successful candidate must be able to cover shifts and be able to adapt to both kitchen and front of house when needed.  You must also be flexible and able to work alternate weekends, however, there is no evening work or split shifts required.

What we Offer:

Benefits include free car parking and staff discount at our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well as the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast-growing company and forward-thinking team, we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Millie Slater – Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 17th  September 2021

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Front of House Assistant

(Part Time – 30 hours per week – Including weekends)

We are looking for 2 x Front of House Assistants who have a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry.  This is a very hands-on role and as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and results driven with good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Previous experience in a similar role in a similar environment is preferable.  A good working knowledge of till systems is also preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

Duties include:

Waiting tables
Taking customer orders
Serving food
Making hot drinks
Clearing and cleaning duties

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
Good communication skills
Professional and reliable
Remain calm under pressure
Fully flexible with days and hours worked to meet business needs

What we offer:

Benefits include free car parking and staff discount for our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well as the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast-growing company and forward thinking team, we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  Millie Slater, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 14th September 2021