Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef to join the team at The Yurt, which is nestled here at Nicholsons within our tree nursery and provides ‘simple and surprising delights under canvas’.
The right applicant will ideally have 2 years of chef experience, will have worked in a team in a kitchen and have a passion about the locally sourced fresh food they deliver. The role will include ordering supplies, preparation, cooking and presentation of food in line with required food hygiene standards and in line with what our Creative Chef advises. The applicant will need to demonstrate their excellent cooking ability, organisational skills and that they are speedy and efficient and have the ability to run a smooth, spotless and welcoming, yet commercial operation. Budgeting, planning and cost checking will all be part of the process.
A degree of flexibility is required for this role, which is five days per week, Monday to Saturday (with one day off), with hours between 8.00am and 5pm. There may be the occasional event out of hours, but advance notice will be given.
For the successful applicant this will be a salaried position for 40 hours per week. Training opportunities are encouraged to up-skill. Benefits include: 29 days holiday per annum (including bank holidays) based on a 40-hour week, rising to 34 days (including bank holidays) after 2 years’ service, uniform, pension, access to our company holiday cabins in Wales and Scotland, yoga… Ideally applicants will be able to drive and have a car due to our remote location.