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Chef de Partie - The Pantry Café

  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DEN0185
  • Published: Fri 01/11/2019, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £15,000 - £19,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Berkshire

About us
The Pantry Café & Kitchen is the new independent café destination for Reading. - www.thepantrytownhall.co.uk

We are looking for energetic, fun and smiling people to come and work with us here at the Town Hall.  You will be joining a fantastic team who have built an excellent reputation with fresh quality locally sourced food served to a very high standard.

In return we offer a good working environment and work life balance and friendly colleagues.

About the role
Your role will be

  • Working as part of the team to produce the food required for the Café and for Events functions.
  • To continually provide the best quality products for all customers and clients by supporting the Executive Chef to ensure service is operating effectively including cleanliness and presentation of food.
  • To support the Executive chef in the efficient planning and ordering of all food supplies.
  • To support the Executive chef in the preparation of food orders.
  • To work together to ensure customers enjoy their experience in the Café & the Town Hall.
  • To work closely alongside the Café & Town Hall Front of House teams, supporting where needed.


About you
Every day you will have a warm and friendly approach to all our customers, engaging whenever possible and proactively keeping an upbeat atmosphere and rhythm in the café & kitchen.

You will have

  • Previous experience working in a busy kitchen
  • A working knowledge of Health & Safety Food Hygiene legislation.
  • Excellent customer service skills with an upbeat, friendly & professional personality.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to control costs, prevent wastage and produce good profit margin


Our offer
We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.

A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday entitlement  - 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays - rising to 32 days after 10 years' service, with the option to buy additional leave
  • Maternity, adoption, parental and sick pay
  • A wide range of flexible working opportunities 
  • Access to a range of training and learning opportunities to help you develop
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Life Assurance - three times your annual salary (for members of the LGPS)
  • Employee Assistance Programme - round-the-clock access to free, impartial and completely confidential support and advice from trained therapists and legal experts
  • Season Ticket Loan - a loan to help with the cost of your rail or bus journey, to and from work
  • Cycle salary sacrifice scheme


For more information on this position please contact Damion Parsons on damion.parsons@reading.gov.uk or call 0118 937 4952.

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  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DEN0185
  • Published: Fri 01/11/2019, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £15,000 - £19,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Berkshire

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