Cook / Chef

Bath - Permanent, full-time

The role

From the growers to the gatherers, The Provenist Café in Bath, brings together people who really care about quality from field to fork (or spoon). Supporting lesser-known independents, unearthing some of Britain's most specialist producers, being mindful of our carbon footprint, and championing consciousness at every step of our food's journey are principles behind every plate.

We're searching for a bright and enthusiastic Senior Kitchen Specialist to join our established team and help deliver a truly memorable food experience to our customers. We treat everyone who visits as an individual, taking immense pride in delivering a warm and welcoming personalised service. That's where your experience will shine. Working with the Café Leader, you'll help lead a small team, so it's your innate ability to get the very vest out of people that's the key ingredient here.

Your key areas of responsibility:

  • Team leadership - inspire a small kitchen team in all things kitchen and cooking related, preparing, cooking and presenting a range of delicious and healthy recipes by following Provenist recipe cards
  • Operational performance - maintain all health and safety standards within the kitchen whilst working closely with Neptune food consultants
  • Financial management - take care of costs within the kitchen whilst following brand guidelines for recipes and food wastage
  • Customer experience - exuding your passion and enthusiasm for excellent food service and presentation so each one of our customers have a memorable visit through the creation of delicious food experiences

You'll be an accomplished, supporting leader who displays a real passion for food and presentation. In addition, you'll guide the team in all elements of training and food preparation and be responsible for seasonal menu reviews. With experience leading a small kitchen team within hospitality you'll take a natural approach in sharing your ideas. In addition, it would be fantastic if you held a Food Safety & Hygiene qualification.

Not only do we offer a competitive salary and a great range of other benefits. Please send your CV and covering letter detailing your current salary to us.

We're fortunate to receive hundreds and hundreds of applications every week. While we try to respond to every email, the sheer volume sometimes makes that difficult. So, if you don't hear from us within 14 days, this means your application hasn't been successful however we thank you very much for your interest in us.