Kitchen Manager - YHA Treyarnon Bay

YHA Treyarnon Bay are looking to recruit a Kitchen/Catering Manager for the forthcoming season from March to October, we have a variety of contracts available so let us know what you are looking for.

YHA Treyarnon Bay is 50 metres from the sea, a truly iconic hostel in a truly beautiful location – one of YHA’s busiest sites in the summer months.  A hostel, glamping site and campsite with regular live music and our infamous Pizza Shack catering for beach goers, holiday makers and locals - fun, lively and very fast paced

What can YHA offer you?

YHA Treyarnon Bay is somewhere a little different, certainly not your average office. YHA offers a fantastic benefits package including:

  • We are offering a competitive rate of pay.
  • We can offer live in accommodation if required (The current staff accommodation charge is £58.52 per week, however this may increase in line with government guidelines in 2023)
  • You will get access to YHA’s staff discount and cash back portal
  • Free YHA Membership each year
  • 10 nights free hostel stays per year for you and up to 3 friends or family

There’s lots more benefits to working for YHA so please visit our YHA Jobs website to find out more.

What will you be doing as Kitchen Manager?

Our Kitchen managers are responsible for supporting the management of an operational budget and delivery of KPI’s, supporting with a wide range of customer facing duties across the hostel, delivering an excellent service to all guests and visitors, giving them a great experience of YHA.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  • managing the food and beverage operation within your hostel
  • leading the preparation and delivery of food to agreed YHA standards
  • carrying out cleaning duties predominantly within our kitchen and food and beverage service areas
  • minimising food and beverage waste
  • maximising food and beverage profits

Our Kitchen managers may deputise for the Hostel/Deputy Manager, managing the hostel’s daily operation in their absence.

What Skills and Experience do you need to be a Kitchen Manager?

Our kitchen manager role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It’s an advantage but not essential that our kitchen managers have worked in a face-to-face role with customers previously. Experience** in hospitality or customer service would be advantageous, including the management and delivery of a quality service.

Proven experience of working with the hospitality industry would be advantageous and significant experience of food and beverage best practice is essential.  Qualifications such as City & Guilds 706/ 1&2, NVQ4 or equivalent level of experience, Food Safety Level 2 Certificate are desired.  Experience working knowledge of allergens and health and safety compliance requirements along with excellent numeracy skills and experience of stock control and waste principles to maximise profit is essential.

Duties vary so good communication* skills, excellent timekeeping and basic IT skills are advantages.

Knowledge and understanding of YHA’s core purpose and experience of working in a team are beneficial.

How do you apply?

Submit your CV and complete the application form (it’s a short one, we promise!). If you need any assistance, please visit the contact page on the YHA Jobs website and someone from the team will help you.

Who are YHA?

If you would like to find out more about YHA the charity, the culture, the heritage and so much more please visit our jobs website.

YHA’s core strategic priority is access for all. It is a fundamental part of our charitable objects and the foundation upon which our 90-year history is built. We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone.

You can find out more about us by visiting the ‘Working for YHA’ pages of the YHA Jobs website.

PLEASE NOTE All relevant checks are in place to ensure safeguarding and legal requirements of safer recruitment are adhered to.

 

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.


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