During the main season (early March to mid-November), the Deputy Cook will work closely with the Abbey Cook and kitchen volunteers to provide tasty and healthy home-cooked food for up to 80 people (up to 44 guests and 30 staff plus visitors). Out of season (from mid-November until Christmas), the Deputy Cook will be the person in charge of the Abbey kitchen.
Please note, this is a 10-month seasonal contract from 1st February 2024 to 30th November 2024.
The Deputy Cook will have specific responsibility for
• the daily running of the kitchen with the Abbey Cook
• assisting the Abbey Cook in inducting, coaching, supporting and supervising volunteer staff and others (including guests) who come to help out in the kitchen.
• managing food stocks and ordering provisions in accordance with the annual budget and the ethical food policy.
• ensuring that Environmental Health and Safety and the Food Safety Standards are met in the kitchen at all times.
An application pack is available for download below.
Closing date: 23:59 (BST) Sunday, 3rd December
Provisional Interview date and location 13th December - The location to be confirmed but most likely to be online