Job Title: Cook / Chef

Location: Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Job Salary: £9-10.50 per hour

Outline of Business/Company
This is a unique opportunity to build and run your own kitchen that feeds up to 200+ people daily. We are manufacturing company based in Gateshead that are opening a workplace canteen for our Operators. We are at the early stages of the project and would love to bring someone who is diligent, creative and ambitious along for the ride.

General Description
We are putting together a timeline now and want to be up and running by the end of September. We will be running a breakfast and lunchtime serving, Monday to Friday. The Operators start at 7.45am sharp, and get 3x short breaks per day, so timing and preparation are essential. Orders will need to be purchased via a website/app and be ready to collect / deliver to workstations at set times (we will also hire for an assistant with potential for a second, in time).

Key Responsibilities:
- Help map out the kitchen and what equipment we need to purchase.

- Meal plan.

- Cook a breakfast and lunchtime serving (with a small number of options), Mon-Fri.

- Take on board feedback from the Workforce Committee.

- Minimise waste.

- Adheres to proper food handling, sanitation, and safety procedures.

- Order supplier deliveries.

- Instructs personnel in use of new equipment and cleaning methods and provides efficient and effective methods of maintaining work area.

Experience:
- Minimum four (4) years’ experience. Ideally cooking for large groups of people, within a tight schedule.

Essential Criteria:
Necessary food hygiene certifications

DBS Check Required: Yes