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Kitchen Lead - Cromer

Cromer, Norfolk
£12.82 per hour
Closing date
6 May 2024
Kitchen Lead - Cromer

#CreateTheExperience at Kingswood as a Kitchen Lead

Salary: 26,665.60 per annum, 12.82 per Hour 40 hours per week 

Do you have a passion for food? A talent for leading? And are passionate about working in hospitality? Then you could be just who we are looking for to join us as our new Kitchen Lead

At our West Runton Centre in Norfolk we provide nutritious and tasty meals, snacks and desserts to fuel the day's adventure. Our delicious menus include a whole host of tasty dishes from chicken katsu curry to burritos, and a fresh salad bar, to our guests daily. So if you have a passion for producing quality dishes and managing a small team this maybe the role for you. 

About the role: 

  • To be responsible for recruiting, supporting, managing and mentoring your team and creating a team environment which promotes good employee morale and ensures a high level of commitment and pride in the activity centre in Hexham 
  • Your duties as our Kitchen Lead would include ensuring that all kitchen operations and activities are carried out in line with the business' operating standards and procedures, as well as all applicable legal requirements. 
  • To evaluate and act promptly and effectively on customer feedback received through any and all channels to achieve positive and consistent results.
  • Always maintain exceptionally high cleanliness standards in the kitchen area and ensuring HACCP compliance is continually monitored within the kitchen. 

About you:

 Are you an amazing cook, who is looking for your next step.  You will have the drive to be quality focused, efficient, able to work at pace, and motivated to help us provide a safe, caring environment where everyone can thrive. You will need:

  • Experience of working in/managing a catering/ busy kitchen environment and complying with health and safety standards.
  • Experience working as part of a team and using your own initiative, and be able to develop, drive and inspire  
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to undertake training and professional development.
  • Intermediate food hygiene Certification essential, advanced is desirable

A little bit about us... 

Our Kitchen Lead is based at our fantastic centre in West Runton, which is set within private woodlands, allowing our staff to be close to nature and explore the forests during breaks.

We cater mostly for school children of all ages with three buffet meals served per day. The menu we serve is a structured menu with products being procured from a nationally nominated supplier

We are one of the most experienced providers of outdoor education in the UK. We were founded over 35 years ago and run over 1.2 million activity sessions each year across ten activity centres. Each year we welcome over 175,000 young people from more than 35 countries around the world.

Here at Kingswood, we know that all of our people are at the centre of our success, making our adventure centres as magical as they are.

What are you waiting for? Apply today.


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