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*** LONGLEAT - Festival of Light - Kitchen Food Production Assistant
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Festival of Light - Kitchen Food Production Assistant
ID:LEL1466 / 2726
Department:Food & Beverage
Description
Kitchen Food Production Assistant

For over 50 years, Longleat has been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost 1 million visitors every year, we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences that lead to lifelong memories. Despite our established reputation, we constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire guests – from hosting the UK’s largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the night-time sky.

With so much on offer, it’s no surprise that guests to the park can work up quite an appetite – fortunately, the dedicated Food and Beverage Team are always on hand to deliver an amazing service and an exciting variety of food and beverages. During peak months, the team can regularly cater for approximately 8000 guests per day across multiple units. The recently opened #1.5m ‘Chameleon Tree’ restaurant and coffee house offers guests wholesome, contemporary comfort food to suit every taste in a welcoming environment that can cater for up to 420 people at any one time!

What will this role of Kitchen Food Production Assistant entail?

You’ll be in the midst of the kitchen action and get to experience what it’s really like working in a fast-paced, high volume kitchen environment. You’ll prepare and cook high quality produce and maintain the cleanliness of food production work areas / equipment and utensils.

What will I need to be considered for this Kitchen Food Production Assistant vacancy?
  • An abundance of enthusiasm and energy
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills with a confident, mature and friendly nature
  • Be honest, reliable and committed, and enjoy responsibility and exceeding expectations
  • Flexible to work extra hours / weekends as required
Although not essential, previous experience within the hospitality industry in a fast-paced kitchen environment would be highly advantageous.

What will I receive in return?

You will receive a pay rate that exceeds National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage, in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include; 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata), complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise, along with life assurance cover and more.

Contract Type: Seasonal (fixed term contract), with winter season due to start early to mid-October 2018 until the 6th of January 2019

Hours of Work: Working hours to vary on a 7-day rota basis – earliest rota’d start time from 9am, and latest finish time up to 8pm.

Up to full time hours are available between the 20th of October and the 4th of November. Throughout the remainder of November 3 days per week are available as per site opening Friday / Saturday / Sunday. Longleat will be open 7 days a week in December, at which point full time hours will be available again.

Please note, due to the nature of the business evenings and weekend work will be required, including bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Wiltshire)

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.