Vacancy Ref# CJ00039

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Position:   Cook
Salary:   Salary - Dependant on experience
Hours:   Full time
Contract:   Full time
Sector:   Restaurants and Cafés
Location:   Suffolk (Beccles)

Description:   The individual we are looking for will be reliable, enthusiastic with a can-do attitude, and who enjoys working within a team.
Please note: evenings and weekend work are involved, so only apply if you are happy to work them.
We are a small team and we all need to be able to do everything. That's what makes Urban Jungle Café a buzzing, fun place to work.
The role is to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients and preparing dishes according to our recipes.
A great cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety regulations within the kitchen.

Essential requirements:   Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen.
A team player with good communication skills.
Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure.
Very good physical condition and endurance.
Looking for a career in the catering industry.
Ability to carry out tasks quickly and competently.
Able to pick up instructions quickly and follow them closely.
Customer service skills.
You will have a minimum of 3 months experience in a similar role due to the busy nature of our business, this may be in another Café, pub, restaurant or similar.
Reliability is crucial to the smooth running of our team, as is excellent team work, the ability to make customers smile and the desire to achieve & progress.

Key duties:   Keep abreast of current trends.
Create unique and imaginative dishes as well as continue to produce our most popular menu items.
Strong knowledge of proper food handling procedures.
Able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere.
Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties.
Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible.
Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
Undertake basic cooking duties.
Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, dealing with all recycling.
Ensure all food and other items are stored properly.
Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines.
Unloading deliveries.
Perform other kitchen duties as assigned.

If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply by submitting your CV.

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