Job Vacancies at Hemel Hempstead Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Hemel Hempstead 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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Trainee Chef

Part Time – Fully Flexible - Including Weekends

British Garden Centres currently have an opportunity for a Trainee Chef to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

 No evening work, split shifts or unsociable hours, year-round business.
Security of working in a well-established expanding family business.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day & Easter Sunday
50% meal discount at any BGC restaurant & 20% discount at any BGC store, discount rates available at our Leisure Park - //

Skills needed:

Basic knowledge of food and cooking.
Excellent customer services skills.
Ability to work as a team.
The ability to follow instruction and work on your own initiative.
Basic Food Hygiene and Basic Health and Safety Certificate.

Duties include:

To maintain and manage the required high operational and personal standard of hygiene and presentation at all times in compliance with the Food Safety Act.
Compliance to the Health and Safety Act and COSHH regulations.
The preparation, cooking and service of food as directed by the chef in charge, whilst complying to the food safety act, portion control and presentation standards.
Ensure the correct disposal and storage of all food items as directed by the chef in charge.
Monitor and record temperatures of fridges and freezers, hot cabinets, serveries as directed by the chef in charge.
Ensure that assured safe catering principals are followed at all times encompassing legal requirements of the Food Safety Act.
To ensure that working areas are kept clean and tidy adopting a “clean as you go” policy.
To ensure that all foods served under your control are served and held at the required temperatures (probed and recorded).
Ensure that decanting methods and fridge discipline are strictly adhered to.
Ensure accurate records are maintained as directed by the chef in charge.
Ensure that the handing over procedures and opening up /closing down procedures are complied to, with emphasis on safety and security.

If you have passion, can work equally well as part of a team or independently, are up for a challenge and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, then we would love you to become part of our work family.

To apply:

 Please send your CV to:

Louise Pettican- Hiring Manager

Applications close – Thursday 13th April 2023    

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application is successful.

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