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Chef

Salt Cafe

MA

Chef

Salt Cafe Apply Now
Salary £14,976 per year Location EDINBURGH Hours of work Full-time (48 Hours) Training provider MGT Training Ltd Closing date 31/08/2022 Qualification SCQF Level 5

Job overview

Come and join us!

We're recruiting a full-time Apprentice Chef to join our team at the award winning Salt Café in Morningside. The café has around 30 covers and is fully licensed. We serve all-day brunch, coffee and cakes.

This is a permanent position, working 5 days/week Tuesday to Saturday (07:30am - 5:00pm). You’ll be led by our Head Chef Steve - an award - winning artisanal butcher and chef and Kitchen Manager Marek – an extremely experienced hospitality veteran - who have both worked for several Michelin Starred chefs and are passionate about seasonal produce and sourcing top quality local ingredients.

The Role
• Help with routine food prep tasks including veg prep, baking, butchery
and sauce making
• Unpack and put away deliveries
• Wash cookware, utensils and cutlery fast to keep them in rotation
• Keep all kitchen work surfaces (counters, sinks, stoves, walls) clean and
sanitized
• Sweep and mop floors
• Comply with health and safety regulations


Hours
You’ll be required to work 45hrs/week in the following shifts:
Tuesday – Saturday: 07:30 – 17:00 (30 min unpaid break)

Salary & Benefits
You will start at £6.00/hr, well above the Apprenticeship rates as of April 2022, along with:

• Tips
• Paid overtime
• 20% Staff discount
• 40% off food and free hot drinks on each shift
• Staff uniform
• 28 days holiday (inc bank holidays)
• Pension scheme
• Investment in your personal and professional development

What will I learn?

Skills you’ll learn:

• How to work effectively as part of a team
• How to prepare a wide range of ingredients
• Butchery skills and knowledge
• How to cook, chill and freeze a variety of foods
• Recipe development and menu creation
• How to safely handle and maintain knives
• Stock management and rotation
• Food safety and hygiene

What qualification or qualities are required?

Experience
You don’t need previous experience, but you do need to be:

• Reliable and punctual
• Enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
• Take pride in your work
• Passionate about delivering high standards
• A good team worker
• Willing to learn

Getting here
Churchill bus-stop is located directly outside the café, which is serviced by bus routes: 11, 16, 23, X15 and 36. You can also get route 5, which drops you just around the corner from the café. We’re also just a 20-minute walk from Haymarket Train Station.

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If you'd like to kick-start your hospitality career please send us your CV + a cover letter telling us a bit more about yourself and why you think you'd be the right person for this role.

• The successful candidate would ideally be available to start this role on Tuesday 6th September 2022

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