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Catering Assistant

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Full Time
November 9, 2022

Job Description

Hours: Full time - 40 hours a week - 8-hour shifts

5 out of 7 days - alternative weekends 

Location: Upcountry Garden Centre, Scaynes Hill

An  opportunity has arisen for the position of Catering Assistant to join the Bakehouse Kitchen café, preparing food to the highest standards. This role is suitable for a focused individual who can work in a fast paced environment. You will report to the Bakehouse Kitchen Manager & focus on delivering the daily tasks set out by the in-house Manager both in the kitchen and front of house with customers.


  • Previous experience working within a catering or kitchen environment
  • Great customer service skills
  • An understanding of Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Organisation and presentation skills
  • An eagerness to learn and develop within the role


  • Site cleanliness/Standards - ensuring that the cafe confirms to the exceptional standards needed to give a customer experience that is second to none.
  • Product presentation - Food presentation should be creative and appealing to the eye. This is a key area that should differentiate us from our competitors.
  • Waste/loss management - Minimize food waste through date control and management.
  • Customer Service - take an active role with customers as the cafe is an open kitchen environment.
  • All food safety requirements should be met and ensure we hit a 5-star food safety grade.
  • Food service - ensure food service is conducted in an orderly manner with the highest levels of quality. This is all to be achieved in a timely manner.


Extras & Perks

  • 25 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive environment
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Training and Development support
  • Sociable Hours

How to apply

To apply for this job email your CV and cover letter to

To apply for this job email your CV and cover letter to