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Chef (Bars)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF28341 - R

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 05/05/2019

Job live date: 09/04/2019

Salary: £17,079 - £19,202 per annum

Employment type: AOS-Manual

Department: Campus Commerce

Division: Catering Hotel & Conference Services

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, permanent

The Bars Team are one of the largest and most exciting University operations in the country. We have an energetic team Venue Managers supported by casual student staff who are constantly looking to push each unit forward. We serve a mix of fresh pub food and are always looking for new ideas to feed the University population.

We are looking for innovative chefs with a passion for pub food who will cater for a diverse range of customers. We will give you the ability to work with fresh local ingredients. Continued training and development. A fun, engaging, rewarding place to work with plenty of support.
The job will suit someone with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, under pressure with a keen interest in developing their skills.  

Due to the nature of our operations working hours can be between 7am and 1am Monday to Sunday.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

You will have:

  • The ability to cook to order in a fast-paced environment
  • Be organised and calm under pressure
  • Previous experience of working in a kitchen
  • Great people skills with the ability to work well in a team
  • Passionate about food with a keen interest in pushing the menu further
  • Strong grasp of stock control, wastage and allergens
  • Have a passion for menu design
  • City and Guilds Hospitality and Catering - Level 2 (7132) or equivalent
  • Level 2 Food Safety Qualification

 

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Deputy Bars Manager

Contact name:

Ben Foll

Contact email:

b.r.foll@reading.ac.uk

 

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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