|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Kitchen Production Assistant (Permanent)|
|Department:||Food & Beverage|
Longleat Estate includes one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions in the form of the Safari & Adventure Park. It features an extensive Safari Park, over 20 attractions and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain. The multi-unit Food & Beverage department caters for approximately 8000 guests per day during peak months, and consists of quick service outlets offering a variety of cuisine from snacks and pizzas to quick service hot meals.
By Easter this year, we’ll be opening a brand new restaurant offering great quality wholesome comfort food for all the family; from rotisserie chicken and ribs, vegan tagine and classic fish and chips to a vibrant salad selection, hot brunches and freshly baked pastries! We are looking for permanent Food & Beverage team members to work in our brand new flagship restaurant and coffee shop!
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Kitchen Production Assistant you will perform any combination of duties to prepare and cook high quality produced items, maintain the food production work areas/equipment and utensils in a clean and orderly condition and to comply with Health and Safety Legislation.
You will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention, whilst upselling items. This is a great opportunity to experience working in a fast paced, high volume kitchen.
Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with a passion for providing excellent guest service and maintaining the highest standards. Ideally you will be able to work well in busy times, remaining clam under pressure as well as working quickly and efficiently.
HOURS OF WORK
This role is available on a permanent part time basis. We will guarantee you a minimum of 312 hours over a 13 week period, which averages at 24 hours per week, although weekly hours will vary according to business needs. Our rotas are planned with at least 4 weeks in advance, and are on a 7 day basis including weekends and bank holidays.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).
Our Values and Behaviours
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.