Job vacancies at Crawley Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Crawley 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

 (Full Time inc 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.

Your responsibilities will 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
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.  As a family run business we understand the importance of work/ life balance so our working hours for chefs mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including 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 covering letter to: Tom Hewitt – Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 31st January 2020

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Head Chef

(Full Time)

We are looking for a Head Chef with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy kitchen. You must be enthusiastic and wish to proactively develop the growing business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital as you will be in charge of a small team.

As Head Chef you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall kitchen management competencies.

Duties include:

Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Costing and maintaining the company food GP
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy

Skills required:

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, Minimum NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation, City & Guild 706 1&2.

You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays, but benefits from no split shifts or evening work.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday and staff discounts across all of our brands including 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 an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Tom Hewitt, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 17th January 2020