We're looking for a kitchen team leader:
This role will involve varied responsibilities both within event preparation, assisting in the general running of the kitchen and also in the smooth delivery of on site at events.
Interested? Email us at email@example.com with your CV, or call Hannah on 01789 765 765 to have a chat.
Billesley, near Stratford upon Avon B49 6NE
Plus events within a 2 hour travel radius of our base, with travel time and mileage paid for beyond 30 minutes/10 miles.
30 – 40 hours per week (Hours are to be fixed at the recruitment stage based on your needs, and are inclusive of event hours)
Hours are flexible, however a typical week in the summer could be;
Tuesday to Friday 8am – 3pm
Saturday 9am – 9pm
Depending on experience: £12- £14 per hour/FTE at 40 hrs per week: £24,960- £29,120 per year
Key responsibilities include:
Event packing (Including food and equipment packs)
Maintaining strong communication with Event Coordinators to ensure smooth operations
Manage and work together with the daily team to deliver a smooth service for and at events
On site at events, including some weekends
Ensuring health and safety systems and procedures are in place and followed
Overseeing the introduction of new employees to the kitchen and team
Wood fired cooking (in house training available)
Customer facing roles
Opportunity to be a Catering Manager
Opportunity to drive our classic vehicles (all training provided)
Drivers license preferred / Access to a vehicle
No direct previous experience required
Knowledge of wood fired cooking is useful but not essential
Weekdays with some flexible weekend availability
Free on-site parking
Opportunities for personal development and leadership
Flexible working hours
A bit about you:
Passion and willingness to learn
Keen to work in a team environment, and also individually
Genuinely friendly and caring
Good levels of communication and standards of working
Flexible availability across 7 days of the week
Good customer service skills
Previous experience in a kitchen is useful but not essential
A bit about us:
The Wild Oven is a unique and established event catering company, offering an array of wood fired food from our converted classic vehicles.
We hold strong team values and are built on a foundation of friendship, teamwork, passion and fun!
We offer a great network of experience to build, develop and grow as a person not only as part of our team but in the future too. Many members of The Wild Oven team have continued to work big opportunities and achieve amazing things. From working in Law, Banking and Laboratories (helping with the development of the COVID vaccine!) to setting up their own businesses and even Downing Street!!
We are looking for a new, seasonal kitchen team leader to take on varied responsibilities focussed around the kitchen and team management. The role involves learning multiple avenues of event delivery whilst being given high quality training, responsibility and involvement in all aspects of the business.
The right candidate for the role will have similar values to The Wild Oven and an interest in good quality food and events.
Get in touch now!
Please send an email with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or have a friendly chat with us on 01789 765 765