Job Introduction Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge? Would you like to work somewhere with access to the great outdoors? Are you a team player looking for your next move? We have...

Job Introduction

Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge?

Would you like to work somewhere with access to the great outdoors?

Are you a team player looking for your next move?

We have the role for you!

We are looking for some dedicated team members to join our enthusiastic team at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh.

Some of our spaces have recently gone through a refurbishment and expansion of our services has meant we are looking for some new recruits!

Based in Edinburgh City Centre, the Royal Botanic Gardens is home to some wonderful and endangered species of plants in a beautiful setting.

Don’t hesitate, send in your application today!

Role Responsibility

  1. To ensure that the Company and statutory regulations regarding hygiene, safety, and cleanliness are complied with and all tasks undertaken are according to Safeguard regulations
  2. To ensure that all food labelling is compliant with Food Safety Laws and to follow all allergen protocols and ensure that all goods are correctly stored and comply with Health & Safety legislation
  3. To assist in the preparation of menus, relating to your work environment and the company standard
  4. To maintain records and carry out all necessary temperature checks in accordance with Sodexo company policy i.e. Delivery temperature checks, fridge temperature, cooking temperature, hot holding temperature etc, and ensuring all documentation is correctly filed on a weekly basis
  5. To ensure all stock is ordered to par level and that the best practice is followed to ensure COS is not exceeded with monthly price checks reviewed to maintain unit COS
  6. To ensure you are trained to use all kitchen and transportation equipment and that it is in good working order, any faults are reported following the correct company procedure

The Ideal Candidate

1. At least 2 years experience within 4/5 star hotel restaurant & banqueting operations.

2. Previous experience at Chef de Partie/Commis Chef level

3. Management experience

4. Excellent culinary skills

5. Hold valid ‘Intermediate Food Hygeine’ certificate

6. Excellent spoken and written English

7. Strong problem solving and organizational skills

8. Strong leadership skills

9. Basic IT skills with knowledge of word and excel

10.High standards of personal presentation

Package Description

Working 30 hours per week over 5 out of 7 days.

About the Company

Heritage Portfolio is the sub-segment of Sodexo Live! that produces outstanding catering and event services for our cultural destinations. These include exceptional “in-house” café services in some of Britain’s leading visitor attractions such as V&A Dundee, The Signet Library,  Portrait Gallery, private parties and dining, weddings and prestigious events for which we are honoured to have received a Royal Warrant of Appointment as Supplier of Catering Services.

Our mantra is “Never standing still” and as we grow and flourish in the world of bespoke events and venues, we remain true to our original ethos: to provide an amazing experience that goes beyond the remarkable food we serve. Therefore we are always looking for passionate, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team and take pride in the work they deliver.

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