Kitchen Manager - YHA South Downs

Recruiter
Yha (England And Wales)
Location
Lewes
Salary
£20288 - £21304 pa + Benefits
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Kitchen Manager - YHA South Downs: Live Out - Permanent - 42.5 Hours per Week - £20,288 to £21,304 per Annum

YHA South downs is a refurbished Sussex Farmhouse and barn building(s) right on the South Downs Way (and only a short walk from Southease Railway station). The Courtyard Café is open to both guests and the public and is the perfect place to grab something to eat or unwind after a long walk.

As the Kitchen Manager, you'll take control of the catering function and it will be your responsibility to drive efficiency and increase profit margins. You'll develop, train and upskill your team and work alongside the Hostel Manager to deliver world class service standards.

Duties include:
* Managing the effective delivery of the food and beverage service to consistently deliver a positive experience to all customers
* Responsibility for Food Hygiene standards and regulations
* Control of purchasing, invoicing, stock control
* Reviewing and responding to customer feedback to improve our customers experience

In order to be a great Kitchen Manager we are looking for people who can:
* Lead, develop and mentor others
* Demonstrate experience of food and beverage or catering management
* Deliver menus to YHA's standard specification
* Show a good understanding of YHA, the hospitality industry and current tourist industry standards
* Put the customer at the heart of everything we do

At YHA we work hard to promote an amazing working environment, work-life balance and benefits package including:
* The opportunity to work in a stunning location and live one site.
* A fantastic healthcare plan, which includes: money back for dental, optical and medical treatments
* 10 FREE Hostel stays for you and up to 3 friends across England and Wales every year
* Access to hundreds of exclusive high street discounts

Please note: In order to become an employee at YHA you must be able to produce evidence of your Right to Work in the UK.
YHA is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.