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

(Full Time)

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.
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, Minimum NVQ Level 3 in Food Preparation, City & Guilds 706 1&2
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 actively flex the labour line to help combat daily/weekly sales fluctuations.
To ensure that all competitors’ initiatives/promotions are monitored and recommendations made to ensure effective competition.
To ensure that all company assets, cash, stock, property and goods are well cared for and secure at all times.
To establish, maintain and monitor the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.
To maintain the highest personal standards of presentation, dress and behaviour and to ensure that this is maintained by all team members.
To maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene in all areas of the restaurant’s environment, utensils, goods and equipment
To carry out daily pre shift opening checks to ensure that the appearance and cleanliness of the restaurant are to the required standard, as well as good housekeeping check – lighting, music, restaurant layout, clear fire exits etc.
To carry out ‘last man out’ checks on close down to ensure the safety of the company’s assets.
To attend training, team meetings as required.
To communicate company policies, procedures and standards and to ensure that these are fully understood, implemented and adhered to by all team members.
To undertake any such other duties as may reasonably be required by the company.

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 cover letter to: Paul Ward, Regional Restaurant Manager - South

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 17th January 2020

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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 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. What can we offer you? As a family run business we understand the importance of work life balance, 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 cover letter to Caitlin Ball – Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 20th December 2019