We are either looking for someone who is keen to start a career in the catering industry by being an Apprentice Kitchen Assistant or we are looking for an experienced person wanting to continue their career in catering as Kitchen Assistant at our busy Crich Café. The full job description is below.
If interested in the role as an apprentice, this is an opportunity, alongside a formal college course in catering, to learn how to produce scratch made food from fresh ingredients, work in a busy kitchen, serve customers in a friendly and well used café and start a career in a fun and exciting industry. The applicant will be undertaking a college course at a local catering in a catering related course. The job includes provision for one day a week day release to study at college.
If not applying as an apprentice, the job is around 30 hours a week across four shifts. Currently these days are Thursday to Sunday. Please detail relevant experience in your application.
If you are interested and have either started a relevant catering course at a local college or are looking to start, or you are experienced in catering roles please apply by email or by dropping a CV and covering letter in to the Crich Shop.
Apprentice Kitchen Assistant/ Kitchen Assistant – the loaf
1. Job Purpose
1.1 To prepare and serve food to customers. To serve customers in the shop and
café with bread, options from the café menu, drinks, chilled and dry deli
counter produce. To maintain a clean and safe working environment.
2. Main Duties
2.1 To assist the chef in the kitchen in food preparation and in compilation of take
away and café food where necessary.
2.2 To serve customers in the café and shop, advising customers on the products,
with information that is available, and offering alternatives where appropriate.
2.3 To ensure that machinery is cleaned safely and maintained appropriately
where allowed to use and/or cleaned in accordance with procedures.
2.4 To ensure that the kitchen area, crockery and cutlery and kitchen equipment,
is cleaned regularly and as appropriate at the end of a shift
2.5 To take orders (bread in particular) from customers, and prepare these orders
within your shift where possible and/or ensure these are recorded in the order
book ready for the next shift or subsequent days
2.6 To record cleaning activity on designated charts (eg for daily, weekly and
2.7 To record and monitor temperature records for food that is cooked, reheated
and held hot on designated charts.
2.8 To undertake any cleaning duties (operating with a ‘clean as you go
mentality’) as required for the business during your shift, including immediate
clearing and wiping down of tables in the café and general tidiness in the
2.9 To advise the Shop Manager or his deputy regarding any business
opportunities that may come to light within the business.
2.10 To report any incidents that should be brought to the attention of the Shop
Manager including but not exclusively, accidents, injuries and hazards.
3. Responsible for
3.1 Promoting a safe working environment
3.2 Ensuring that all procedures and processes are adhered to.
3.3 Ensuring a customer focused approach.
4. Responsible to
4.1 The Managing Director & the Chef