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Bistro Assistant

£18,414 per annum
Carlton ,

Job Purpose

The Bistro Assistant will have front of house duties but will also be expected to provide support within the kitchen as required. As a member of the catering team you will be expected to support the welfare, care and development of companions in the community in a manner which embodies the company ethos.

Duties and Responsibilities

Catering Provision:

  • Responsible for Front of House morning set up and end of day close down
  • Assist as and when required within the kitchen
  • Prepare and serve hot beverages, cold drinks, snacks and plate up cakes as required
  • Maintain stock control and rotation of items on display
  • Maintain a warm, welcoming and professional approach to customers
  • Assist with monitoring the quality of the products and services provided
  • Assist a team of companions and give support and training where necessary
  • Cleaning duties in the front of house and kitchen as required
  • Report any faults to Catering Manager, ensure they are rectified and ensure equipment is not used until safe
  • Ensure that all equipment, monies and the overall Front of House is safe and secure at all times 


Health and Safety:

  • Adherence to all procedures related to Health and Safety and COSHH regulations with regard to food storage, preparation, equipment, materials and general safety
  • Ensure that a good standard of hygiene and cleanliness is maintained throughout the kitchen and front of house, to meet the required standards of practice prescribed by Environmental Health Agencies
  • Ensure all equipment used is well maintained, in good working order and to report any defects to the Catering Manager
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness, personal hygiene and appearance at all times

Team Working:

  • Willingness to undertake personal professional development as required
  • Actively contribute and support the Catering Manager and team to develop
  • Promote teamwork and motivate staff to ensure effective working relations and communication
  • Be flexible and willing to carry out any reasonable duties needed to assist the catering team, including flexibility to cover sickness, holiday and training absences as required

Other Duties:

  • Attend meetings and actively contribute to the Community Business Strategy as required
  • Willingness to attend training courses as deemed appropriate to the role
  • Perform any other tasks or duties deemed necessary by the Catering Manager 


 *Our Client is based in the rural location of Carlton in Bedfordshire, candidates will require own transport*


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