Location
Penrith
Position
Production Chef
Advertising Salary
£10.21 per hour
Hours Per Week
38.75
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time

About The Role

***Enhanced rates of pay until the end of September - earn £1 extra on top of the advertised rate until the 30th September 2021***
 
Although this is a full time position we can be incredibly flexible with regards to working hours.  All shifts are currently available Monday-Friday, although additional hours may be available at weekends and evenings, during busier periods.
 
Shifts can start anytime from 5.30am and happy to discuss any number of hours per week and varied start times.  This would also be a great opportunity for anyone looking to work school hours only.

You will work in our production kitchen based at Rheged using your cooking skills to make pies, sauces, soups, stews, sausage rolls, vegetables, filling, roasting meats, poaching fish, and all other varieties of food on offer across all our businesses.  

This is a kitchen where you will be producing good home made food with the best local ingredients in high quality, big batch production with a deadline to meet.  Unlike the majority of kitchens, we work straight shifts with no splits and mainly during the day but can be flexible depending on the needs of a successful work/life balance. 

Your responsibilities will be to; 

To ensure the prompt and efficient preparation of bakery and general production products to the standards set by Westmorland Family and the Production Manager 

  • Follow recipes to ensure that they reach the standards desired.
  • Using good time-management to complete batches and production as agreed per shift.
  • Continually check quality and taste as food and recipes go through production.
  • Become skilled across all parts of food production.
  • Assist the production team and Production Manager in ensuring that all orders from within the company are produced and despatched daily.
  • Raise any issues that may affect food quality, safety and colleague safety to the Production Manager

Adhere to high standards of hygiene and cleanliness at all times.

  • Ensure that all areas within your daily duties are maintained in a clean, hygienic and safe condition always in accordance with company procedures and Health and Safety / Food Safety requirements.
  • Ensure that all washing up is carried out as promptly as possible with assistance from other staff.
  • Attend work in clean uniform daily and always wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

Be aware and diligent in regard to all safety and food quality issues. Look after our food with care.

  • Assist in receiving deliveries, checking and storing them correctly and ensuring effective stock rotation is always maintained.
  • Maintain company record sheets as appropriate (i.e. cleaning sheets).

Be a team player and help to carry out other jobs to ensure that the kitchen runs smoothly.

  • Assist with any other duties appropriate to the post requested of you by your line manager.
 

About You

We are looking for people with cooking and kitchen experience in a pub, restaurant or production environment and who have experience working with fresh ingredients and cooking from scratch. 
 
You will need to be flexible and open minded as well as passionate about food and able to work well as part of a small team 
 
Good communication and time management are essential 
 
 A Level 2 food hygiene certificate would be advantageous although training can be provided. 

About Us

At Westmorland Family you will also enjoy

  • Up to 75% off the products from our Kitchens
  • 25% off the products in our Farmshops
  • A free meal whilst on shift
  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday (pro rata for part time) with the option to purchase an additional week. 
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Discounted rates in our cinema, gallery and exhibitions 

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