|Title:||***LONGLEAT-Kitchen Production Assistant - Permanent Full Time|
|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.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Kitchen Production Team Member role is to 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. This is a great opportunity to experience working in a fast paced, high volume kitchen as part of a strong team.
Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to work under pressure. You’ll have a passion for food, and take pride in your creations! The great thing about joining our kitchen team at Longleat is that you will have the chance to prepare food for our various catering units, be it a delicious pizza, a quick hot meal in our Tropical Storm Café, or perhaps a classic scone for cream team in our Orangery. We can provide you with full training if you wish to get into catering, or give you a new challenge if you are an experienced chef.
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.
HOURS OF WORK
This is a permanent position, and we will guarantee you a total of 520 hours per 13 week period which averages 40 hours per week, however weekly hours will vary according to business needs. You'll be given a rota based on 7 days a week, including weekends and bank holidays.
We pay #7.20 per hour if you are 18 years old and over, and above minimum rates if you are under 18 years of age.
Experience of working within a customer facing service team in a fast-paced environment is preferred. GCSEs in Maths and English or equivalent are required.
At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complementary Longleat Safari Park admission 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) and more!