Relief Cook/Chef (Temporary/Seasonal)
ABOUT THE CAFE
Proud to be part of The CHAOS Group, Café CHAOS is a venue with a difference. Based on the outskirts of Truro our purpose is to provide a friendly, accessible and multi use venue for the surrounding community.
The CHAOS Group works with vulnerable people, delivering employability skills, engaging them in meaningful activities and supporting them to access employment in their communities.
The group is made up of five different businesses; Iconic Health, Hair and Beauty salon, Café CHAOS, CHAOS Farm, Stayathome Cornwall and GreenSouls. Each has their own identity and their own aims, however, they all fall under the CHAOS umbrella, sharing the same vision and goals.
SO, WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
As a Relief Chef, you will be responsible for providing a range of catering support to our current team. Alongside day to day opening hours, Café CHAOS hosts a variety of events which often require a full catering service. From an all-day rolling buffet service to a full four course Christmas party menu you will be required to bring a creative and resourceful skill set to an intimate and upcoming venue.
The ideal candidate will have a vast knowledge the hospitality and catering industry with particular interest in traditional catering and baking.
Assisting the Head Chef, you will be working at the heart of our business, alongside a mix of placement volunteers and support workers. You will be expected to work both independently as well as part of a training team across a variety of daytime, evenings and occasional weekend events.
THE FINER DETAILS…
The right person for the role must be competent in preparing and delivery a variety of menu options, in a fast paced and busy café environment. Ideally you will have a minimum of two years’ experience and the relevant qualifications. NVQ Level 2 or the equivalent is preferred along with Basic Food Hygiene and First Aid certificates.
Training is at the core of what we do and you will be required to work with a variety of placement volunteers including vulnerable or disadvantaged individuals. If you’re passionate about social change and making a difference to people’s lives – even in the smallest way – this could be the perfect opportunity for you!
This role will ideally suit an individual looking for part time and season work. We anticipate a healthy number of hours during the Christmas period with additional cover required for larger functions and holiday cover, across the year.
OK, I’M INTERESTED… BUT IS IT REALLY THE JOB FOR ME?
The right person for this role will have plenty of energy, good communication skills, an eye for detail, zest for creativity, bursting with ideas and positively flexible in their working hours. These will also play in your favour if you have the following skills and knowledge:
- Good organisational skills
- A positive and enthusiastic personality, with a can-do attitude
- Be a strong team player
- Can work well under pressure
- The ability to multi task
- Uphold a professional and calm manor with all clients
- Have a passion to make a positive change in the community
Rate of Pay: competitive rates, subject to experience and holiday entitlement.
Employment Benefits: Enjoy 20% off at our partner company Iconic Hair and Beauty.
Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd October with interviews taking place in the following days.
If you would like more information and to submit your CV for application, please contact Nathan on 01872 501716 or email firstname.lastname@example.org