Kitchen Assistant

The Rosemary Shrager Cookery School
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
£7.50 per hour
02 Feb 2018
02 Mar 2018
Job Function
Food & Beverage
Contract Type
Full Time

Kitchen Assistant

Salary:         £7.50 per hour

Hours:         Full time

Start date:   As soon as possible (subject to relevant pre-employment checks)

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and passionate foodie to join us!

JOB TITLE:                Kitchen Assistant (full time position)

DEPARTMENT:         Kitchen

SALARY:                    £7.50 per hour

Job Introduction

To work as part of the Cookery School kitchen team to assist with setting up the Cookery School for the day, to assist the Chef on duty and ultimately to ensure that the guests are greeted in a warm and friendly manner and receive a 5-star experience whilst maintaining a high level of cleanliness and hygiene at all times.

This includes assisting with all food preparations for guests; working as part of the Cookery School team to constantly evaluate, train and improve the experience of our guests; communicating effectively with all staff working with and within the Cookery School and ensure comprehensive handovers between shifts; to arrive for duty on time and with clean and hygienic presentation and in compliance with company grooming standards; to work in a clean and tidy fashion ensuring that wastage is kept to a minimum at all times; to be aware and assist the Chefs in monitoring and controlling the quality of produce throughout food production.

The ideal candidate will have good attention to detail; high initiative with good problem solving skills; strong communication skills – a good standard of English is required; be guest focussed with good customer service skills; a good personality with a friendly outgoing manner that is warming and able to assist guests of different cooking abilities; good knowledge of food and how best to cook the food with the chance to learn more from the Chef and the ability to be flexible weekly as generally every week is different depending on the courses being run – you will also know the courses coming up as the plan is set out for the year.  The Cookery School generally closes late December to mid-January. Previous experience and Level 2 food safety certification are desirable but not essential as training will be given.

To apply for this position, please send your CV, stating which position you are applying for and the hours that you are available to work to: or by post to: The Rosemary Shrager Cookery School, The Corn Exchange, The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TE.  If you require any further information please email

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