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

(Temporary – Maternity Cover – Immediate Start)

We are looking for an experienced Restaurant Manager with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy restaurant and kitchen. The successful candidate will be both a positive and creative individual, who has a passion and an ability for creating good food and promoting excellent customer service. You must be enthusiastic and wish to proactively develop the business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital.

As the Restaurant Manager you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall front of house and kitchen management competencies.

Duties Include:

Staff Rotas
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
To establish and maintain excellent standards of guest service.
To ensure the restaurant reaches and maintains its maximum potential in all areas.
Ensure all departments and team members comply with H & S and food hygiene
To communicate effectively with all team members through team meetings, appraisals and one to one coaching.
To maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene in all areas of the restaurants environment, utensils, goods and equipment

Skills Required:

Level 2 basic food hygiene
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety

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.

How to apply: 

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  Paul Ward, Regional Restaurant Manager - East

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 14th July 2020

 

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Cook

 (Part Time – 22 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 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 communications 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, our working hours for cooks 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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  Alex Marcon – Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 14th July 2020