Kitchen Porter

This is a great opportunity to join an established business in our successful restaurant. This is a position within our Kitchen team offering full time and part time hours per week in various shift patterns.

The right candidate will need to have experience in a busy working environment, be a good team player and have an interest in good food service. This role can be an opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.

 

Main duties include:

  • To lead & motivate wash up team
  • Ensure crockery/cutlery & pots are thoroughly cleaned
  • Clean food prep areas & equipment
  • Unload food & equipment
  • Keep stockroom/fridges/freezers well organised
  • Keep work surfaces/wall & floors clean and sanitised

A positive, can-do attitude is a must.

Applicants must be 18+

 

CVs to – james@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

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

Part Time Customer Service Supervisor

Main duties to include:

  • To operate the tills and take payments
  • Meeting and greeting all customers
  • Answer all customer queries and complaints – in person, on phone and vis social media (Facebook/Instagram), and email. This will involve learning about core goods stocked and their locations
  • Dealing with customer returns
  • Producing our in-house signage via Adobe InDesign

Applicants must be confident, enthusiastic and able to learn quickly. You will be a lasting impression to our customers and so you will have a great responsibility to provide a high level of customer service at all times. Retail experience and computer skill essential. Full training will be provided.

Hours of work:

Week 1 – Mon 9-6, Tues 9-6, Wed day off, Thurs d/o, Fri 9-4.30, Sat d/o, Sun d/o

Week 2 – Mon 9-6, Tues 9-6, Wed d/o, Thurs d/o, Fri 2.30-8pm, Sat 8-6, Sun 9-4

 

CV and cover letter to – marie@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Mrs Marie Turner

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

Head Barista

This is a great opportunity to join an established family business in our busy successful restaurant Lime Kiln Kitchen, working as a key member of our Front of House team.

As a Head Barista, you will be responsible for supervising and leading the barista team, stock taking and ordering as well as preparing consistently high-quality beverages.

 

Main duties:

  • Ordering and maintaining supplies in line with forecasted demand
  • Stock take
  • Supporting and leading barista team
  • Preparing a wide variety of beverages to the highest standard
  • Ensuring equipment and workspace is kept to a consistently high standard, prioritising cleanliness and organisation

Key skills required:

  • Previous supervisor and barista experience essential
  • Ability to multitask and work calmly under pressure
  • Able to operate espresso machines, grinders, and other coffee equipment
  • A natural communicator who can lead, train and encourage new baristas to develop
  • Ability to create latte art
  • A passion for coffee

 

To apply, please submit your details and CV via email:

james@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

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

Chef de Partie

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 out 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

CVs to – james@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

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

Barista

This is a great opportunity to join an established family business in our busy, successful restaurant. Working as a key member of our Front of House team, preparing and serving hot & cold drinks to a consistently high standard whilst keeping your workstation, utensils and equipment clean.

Key Skills Required:

  • Previous Barista experience is essential (2 years minimum)
  • A flexible and friendly ‘can do’ attitude
  • Customer service skills and knowledge
  • Enthusiastic to task at hand and the desire to develop new skills

CVs to – james@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Mr James Feuer

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

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 venture, Norfolk Pizza Co., you will have a passion for good food and consistently high standards.

 

Key Skills Required:

  • Experience gained working as a Senior Chef de Partie or Junior Sous Chef in busy commercial catering or restaurant operations
  • Creativity – the ability to create new menus with a hands on approach and eye for detail
  • Running the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence
  • An understanding of legislation and compliance
  • A positive, can-do attitude

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Sociable hours
  • Tip share
  • Career progression
  • Employee discount
  • Pension
  • Paid holiday

 

CVs and Cover Letter to – james@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Mr James Feuer

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