The Company and the Role:
The Business is a unique independent trading Deli / Bistro located in the heart of London close to Tower Bridge. They are an extremely busy enterprise providing great quality coffees, breakfast and lunch to the businesses around London Bridge as well as an evening menu complemented by fine wines. They also provide outside catering to high end customers including many companies in the Shard.
The business will be expanding this year leading to significant opportunities to grow within the business.
The Company are looking for a passionate Weekend Deli Chef to help push the business forward. This is an extremely busy enterprise with a strong emphasis on customer service and great quality products. The position is permanent.
Not only will you be creating evening Deli Platters, you will also be responsible for covering Saturday and Sunday Brunches, which will involve basic cooking skills and knowledge. Such as egg dishes, salads, sandwiches, toast etc.
You will be working Saturday and Sunday from 11am to close (around midnight).
Key Features of the Role:
As a Weekend Deli Chef, you will be responsible for making beautiful platters for customers, using a wide variety of ingredients such as delicious cheeses and top quality charcuterie.
As well as producing Saturday and Sunday Brunches, including egg dishes, salads, sandwiches, toast etc. You will be expected to be at the forefront of the Company’s new and extended range of platters. Including anti pasta platter and best of British.
You will provide strong leadership and management support as part of the team and help the business by completing on-going training and development.
You will be responsible for communicating with the Manager to provide great quality food and other chef related duties.
You will be fast and efficient with a high standard of customer service and up-sell products to customers and advise on produce selection.
You will also have access to an off-site kitchen that can be used to make your own produce, suitable for evening dining at the deli.
Knowledge and Skills:
You will need to be an experienced Chef and will need to have a good knowledge of cheese and meats and other basic cookery skills and knowledge for basic dishes and brunches.
You must have passion for the hospitality and catering industry, creating good food for people to share and enjoy.
You will be working in close contact with the general public, so you will need to make sure you are presentable and professional at all times. As the face of the business that customers see behind the counter, you will need to have customer service / customer facing experience and the ability to handle this working environment and its challenges.
You should have a good understanding of the tasks involved in a Chef role including floor, hygiene and service areas.
You will have the ability to work efficiently and to a high standard.
You will need good access to transport links during the evenings and around midnight, to get to and from work.
What’s on Offer:
The offer is a competitive salary of £9 per hour working Saturday and Sunday from 11am until close.
28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays).
Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef.
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