Chef / Cook

James Convenience Retail
£20,000 per annum
07 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Role: Chef/Cook Location: Derby (DE1 2AY) Salary: £20,000 per annum Benefits: An exceptional Benefit Platform with access to over 200 perks; including free mobile phone insurance, big brand discounts on major high street and supermarket shopping, discounted gym memberships, plus salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers. You will also benefit from in-store discount, and uniform is also provided. Hours: 45 per week Holiday : 5.6 Weeks per annum (rising with length of service) The Company The James Retail Group is a leading independently owned neighbourhood retailer, operating around 100 convenience and newsagent stores across the central belt of the country. We operate Select Convenience branded stores, as well as Newsagent brands such as GT News, Supernews and Arden News; and can be found in locations varying from major shopping centres and transport interchanges to hospitals and your local high street. We provide an extensive range of products and services from snacks and drinks, to your everyday grocery essentials; with certain stores also offering Post Office facilities. We also cater for your daily Food-to-Go needs; maximising your convenient retailing experience. Our well-known brand leading stores offer a first-rate service that is the envy of our competitors. The Role The James Retail Group is looking for someone with a passion for food, and experience of managing in a catering environment. This newly created role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is proactive in growing business, and is not afraid to work at all levels within the Food-to-Go facility to achieve team objectives. As Chef/Cook, you will be responsible for effectively managing a team in ensuring food quality, availability and presentation, whilst maintaining high cleanliness levels and working in line with current legislation at all times. With the support of the Company’s Food-to-Go Manager, you will have input into creating and costing dishes, and contribute to the continued growth and potential of the Café. You must be flexible with your working week and ensure the Café is managed between the hours of 5:00am and 20:00pm Monday to Saturday, and 7:00am and 18:00pm on Sunday. The Person As Chef/Cook , you must be passionate about maintaining brand standards, be confident with financial information, managing budgets and costing; and above all providing an exceptional customer service. You will also hold excellent time management and organisational skills which allow you to adapt well to tasks and priorities as and when required. The Rewards You will enjoy a competitive salary and bonus scheme, as well as access to an exceptional employee Benefit Platform where there is something for everyone; no matter what your hobbies or interests. If you think you have the talent and ambition to develop a successful sales management career in an expanding company, and are eligible to work in the UK, please submit your application today. No agencies please. This job was originally posted as