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Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. The Club's limited overs team is called the Leicestershire Foxes.

1 Aug 2022
Part Time
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

Job Profile

The Chef will report to the Head Chef, and they will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of kitchen management and food

production. They will be both enthusiastic and creative in producing top quality food. This is a fantastic opportunity to highlight your innovative menu ideas, which are both consistent, and reflect the gross margin requirements of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Preparation and presentation of high-quality food across the entire hospitality operation.
  2. Deliver an outstanding high-end hospitality offering for various non match day functions and events.
  3. Establish and maintain good working relationships with individuals at all levels within the Club, and our client organisations.
  4. Reacting to and anticipating customer needs whenever possible, enhancing the quality of service and in turn achieving customer satisfaction
  5. Implement and maintain the Statutory and Company standards of food hygiene compliance, health and safety, security, and take any action as is necessary.

Key Tasks

  1. Working with our temporary chefs and porters and assisting with planning and their booking requirements.
  2. Fully endorsing, demonstrating, and conducting the company health and safety policy.
  3. Ensuring the hygiene and food safety standards are met in all stages of food preparation, starting with ingredients, and ending with the finished dish, which leaves the kitchen in accordance with HACCP documentation.
  4. Identifying and reporting maintenance requirements or hazards within the workplace.
  5. Ensuring COSHH regulations are followed by Kitchen Porters in the safe and effective use of cleaning chemicals in prescribed areas of the kitchens.

Catering operational duties will include

  1. Assisting with goods inwards control, HACCP record keeping
  2. Food production and meeting service requirements and deadlines
  3. Maintaining effective communication amongst the team, front of house, and sales staff.
  4. Dynamic Risk Assessment evaluation as required
  5. Undertake internal auditing as required
  6. Assist in staff training, recruitment, and induction

What we are looking for

  • Someone with a proven record within the Hospitality industry, with a background in hotels / restaurant, Conference and Banqueting or sports stadia hospitality.
  • Impressive knowledge of all kitchen sections
  • Ability to produce consistently high-quality dishes.
  • Good oral communication
  • Elevated level of attention to detail
  • Someone who understands food hygiene, health and safety regulations including HACCP and COSHH.
  • A love of providing great service and meeting and talking to new people.
  • Is highly organised and accurate in everything they do.
  • Is able to multi-task in a fast-moving match day environment.
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to share and embrace innovative ideas and processes
  • Able to build effective relationships, internally and externally.
  • Positive approachable manner
  • Team player qualities
  • Holds a record of academic qualification relevant to the needs of the position
  • Ability to work flexible hours (outside of 9.00am to 5.00pm and during weekends on occasions)

How to Apply

If you have the necessary skills and characteristics to meet the challenge, then please click 'Apply Now' to email your CV with a covering letter to Jacqui Dean, Administration and Governance Manager.

Closing Date for applications: 5.00pm on Friday 12th August 2022.

Interviews: Asap after closing date.

Leicestershire County Cricket Club reserves the right to bring forward the closing date dependent on the number of applicants.

We may not be able to reply to unsuccessful applicants due to the volume that is received. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful.

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
Hospitality & Catering

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