Salary dependent on experience
Apley Farm Shop Creamery Café offers Breakfast, Lunch & Tea in the beautiful converted barns at Apley Farm Shop on the Apley Estate between Bridgnorth & Telford.
We use excellent quality ingredients from our butcher & deli, sourced from the local area & the Apley Estate to make delicious seasonal dishes.
The Creamery has 6o seats, but we are particularly busy during the school holidays and at weekends with additional outside seating in the summer & outside catering & bbqs as required. Afternoon tea is now established as a popular offering
We & our customers expect great value, high quality but simple seasonal dishes to be produced within a short order time (15 mins) to satisfy our lunchtime customers.
We don't currently serve evening meals. We are open 7 days per week.
We require a hard working HEAD CHEF, experienced in running a very busy small kitchen & working hands on.
Proven experience in producing excellent food but with short order times is imperative.
The candidate must be experienced in aspects of kitchen management
- Costings & gross margins
- Labour rota & cost management
- Control of waste & management of stock
- Compliance with all food safety & hygiene regulations
- immaculate hygiene conditions at all times.
Normally the kitchen is staffed by a team of 3-4 including washing up.
As part of the overall team, which as well as the café includes an indoor Playbarn which offers snacks & party food & a Farm Shop & Butcher, the candidate must work well within the wider team as well as the kitchen & café FOH teams.
Weekend working will be required. We are not open in the evening.