RECRUITMENT

At the moment we are hoping to fill the following positions:

CHEF – Full time/ permanent

We’re looking for an experienced and passionate CHEF to join our team at Allington Cafe. We are a “farm to fork” establishment and we would like to work with someone who understands and shares our values. This is a super opportunity to join a hardworking and successful team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the industry, will be able to work under pressure in a very fast pace environment and must be a team player. You must be a confident communicator and give clear instruction/ feedback. A passion for food, customer service, hospitality and people is crucial.

Hours 7.30 – 4pm/ Thursday-Monday (Tue-Wed off)

SALARY: £26,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

EXPECTED START DAY: ASAP

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

If you are interested in joining our team at Allington Cafe, please e-mail us on emma@allingtoncafe.co.uk

FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT – Full time/ permanent

We run a very successful, fast paced, high standards, high expectation cafe and we are looking for someone with experience and the sound knowledge of the industry. Barista training is essential as we pride ourself on an excellent brew and consistency. You need passion for food and customer service. If you are a people person and don’t shy away from the constant buzz and prompt service, you will be in your elements. Ideally you are someone who performs well under pressure and recognises the importance of team effort.

WE OFFER: We offer a consistent work schedule including 1 day/ weekend, but no evenings. We provide uniform, free parking, free lunch and sociable work hours for a better work-life balance. In addition you will receive 10% staff discount across the cafe and the farm shop.

EXPECTED START DATE: December 2023

SALARY GUIDLINES: Competitive, based on experience

FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT – Part time/ permanent

Ideally we are looking for someone with some hospitality experience, but we are happy to provide training, as long as you have a genuine passion for the industry. We would like to find an outgoing person with a happy dispositions who would bring a “feel good” energy to the team and to our customers. If you are a people person and don’t shy away from the constant buzz and prompt service, you will be in your elements. Ideally you are someone who performs well under pressure and recognises the importance of team effort.

WE OFFER: We offer a consistent work schedule including 1 day/ weekend, but no evenings. We provide uniform, free parking, free lunch and sociable work hours for a better work-life balance. In addition you will receive 10% staff discount across the cafe and the farm shop.

EXPECTED START DATE: December 2023

SALARY GUIDLINES: Competitive, based on experience

We are always on the lookout for the right people to join our team. If you are interested in any of the positions below, please give us a shout.

Front of house assistants/ Baristas – Our FOH team is the face of our business and we are looking for individuals, who are passionate about good service, appreciate quality food and outstanding coffee and bring a good vibe to our always busy cafe. For full time positions you will ideally have experience in the industry and you will be barista trained, however full training is given to every new employee.

Chefs & kitchen assistants – we are about honest, freshly cooked food from our farm to the customer’s plate. Consistency is key and we are looking for chefs who can share the same enthusiasm as us for great tasting food, sharp service and a new twist here and there. No evenings!

Kitchen porter – this really is the cog in the wheel. We regard this role as a crucial one in our business and we are looking for high standard, organisation and efficiency.

Pastry chef – we cover our pastry section with full-time and part-time chefs, including trainee chefs fresh out of college. Experience and genuine passion for the job is essential. We highly value creativity and attention to detail. Hours are 7.30 – 3.00

Weekend team member – we offer weekends only positions with set hours for every weekend. In return we are looking for commitment, interest in the industry and being able to thrive in a busy environment.

The perks of the job:

  • a hospitality job with sociable hours
  • high standard of training
  • uniform
  • free lunch
  • free parking
  • paid lunch break & good rate of pay
  • structured work week
  • 10% off in the cafe & the farm shop
  • joining a family business

For up to date recruitment news follow our social media channels or simply give us a nudge. If you are interested in joining our team at Allington Cafe, please e-mail us on emma@allingtoncafe.co.uk