Sous Chef

This is a great opportunity for a Sous Chef to join an established business with an in-house public facing restaurant, working alongside the Head Chef in heading up the kitchen operation. Serving fresh, locally sourced produce in both Lime Kiln Kitchen and our new on-site venture, The Norfolk Pizza Co., you will have a passion for good food and consistently high standards.

Key Skills Required:

Experience gained working as a Sous Chef in busy commercial catering or a restaurant operations

Creativity – the ability to assist in creating new menus with a hands on approach and eye for detail

Running the Kitchen operation in the Head Chefs absence

An intrinsic understanding of legislation and compliance

A positive, can-do attitude

A strong desire to have autonomy in your job and ambition to develop your career in line with the business growing

CVs to:

Mr Julian Chittock

Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2RL

julian.chittock@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Lime Kiln Kitchen takeaway is back!

🥪 LKK takeaway is back 7 days a week serving all the goodies! ☕️

You can grab yourself a lovely fresh cake and a side of double cooked crispy chips, or maybe try our new chicken, crispy bacon in herb mayo sandwich. There’s a whole selection to choose from!

Call 01842 778524 to pre-order or order in-store from Friday 29th, March onwards.

Please note, there’s no food or drink to be consumed in-store.

Temporary Plant Area Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a temporary seasonal plant area assistant to join our busy external gardening department.

The successful candidate will ideally have some retail experience and a  knowledge of plants.

You will have contact with customers within the department, and so the ability to successfully communicate knowledge and passion for plants to customers and enthuse them will be crucial.

Key Skills required:

  • Knowledge of plants and their ongoing care
  • Good selling ability and customer service skills
  • Good merchandising skills
  • Able to work at a commercial speed
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy items
  • Provide support when needed to the wider department.
  • Willing to work in all weathers.  

Hours: Mon: 8.45am – 6pm & Tues-Thur 8.45am – 5.30pm.

Contract Term: Temporary position until July 31st.

Please send a current CV and covering letter to:

Mr M Hudson.

Thetford Garden Centre, Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2RL.

Alternatively, E-mail a current CV and covering letter: mark.hudson@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Let’s get egg-cited for Easter!

🐣 Have an extra special Easter with LKK 🐣

Our wonderful chefs have put together a tasty takeaway treat for all!


Packed full of delicious sweet and savory bites, perfect for sharing.

£34.99 per Afternoon Tea for Two.

When coming to collect your order please call into our reception desk and
give your name, a member of our team will bring your food to you.
Running from April 2nd – 5th.

Call 01842 763267 to book a collection slot today!

Afternoon Tea T’s & C’s:

No regular Afternoon Tea for Twos available on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of April.

Bookings must be made 24hrs prior to collection.

If Afternoon Tea doesn’t tickle your fancy, how about a slow cooked Sunday roast or homemade dinner? 

Easter Menu T’s &C’s:
Running from April 2nd, 3rd & 4th. No regular Afternoon Tea for Twos available on 2nd – 4th of April.

Booking must be made 24hrs prior to collection.

Aquatics Assistant

Full Time including alternate weekends

Applicants must be enthusiastic and passionate about fishkeeping, with a real “can do” attitude and friendly approach.

Main duties will include:

• To maintain all fish systems including coldwater, tropical and pond
• To ensure livestock wellbeing is of highest priority 100% of the time, with the ability to identify any issues or problems
• To work closely with the department supervisor to help develop the department further
• To be customer focused with a positive attitude

Hours of work:

Monday & Tuesday: 9am – 4pm

Wednesday: 8:45am – 6pm

Friday: Week 1 8:45am – 5pm, week 2 11am – 5pm

Alternate Saturday: 8:45am – 6pm

Alternate Sunday: 9:45am – 4pm

Cover Letter & CV’s to:

Mr Chris Gooderson,

Thetford Garden Centre, Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2RL

chris.gooderson@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Chef

This is a great opportunity to join an established business in our busy, successful restaurant. Working alongside the Head Chef as a key member of our kitchen team, serving all fresh locally sourced produce.

Key Skills Required:

  • Experience gained working as a Chef/Cook in busy restaurant/catering operations
  • Creativity – the ability to assist in creating new menus with a hands-on approach and eye for detail
  • An understanding of legislation and compliance
  • A positive attitude and outgoing personality are a must
  • A strong desire to have autonomy in your job and ambition to develop your career in line with the business growing
  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Pizza making experience is an advantage but not necessary

Cover Letter & CV’s to:

Mr James Feuer, 
Thetford Garden Centre, 
Kilverstone,
Thetford,
Norfolk
IP24 2RL

Email: james.feuer@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk