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Breakfast Cook\Chef - Live In

Job Type: Pub – Kitchen

Location: The Crown Hotel

Magnificent Town Inn
Central Blandford - Live in

Just a stones throw from the brewery in Blandford Forum, The Crown is reportedly the oldest inn in Dorset and has been a residence since the 10th Century. The Inn joined the Hall and Woodhouse family in 1931 and in 2017 the company spent over £3 million on refurbishing the bedrooms, bar and dining room, resurrecting the beautiful Georgian Coaching Inn to its former splendor. With 27 well-appointed bedrooms, some with Georgian theming, a beautiful outside patio, a separate dining room and further pantry and common room seating areas, the inn is very much the focal point of the town. The separate Sealy Suite offers a private function room ideal for weddings, celebrations, functions and events making the place buzz all year around. We're open now and are building our kitchen team ahead of the busy season......

As Breakfast Chef with Team Crown you will receive:
  • A sensible work life balance with 5\6 days working, and excellent conditions
  • Pay of £9.30 per hour paid weekly
  • A share of tips
  • 70% off meals on duty
  • Minimum 25 hours per week, additional function kitchen hours available
  • Early morning and day shifts
  • Extra rewards for outstanding performance
  • A full package of lifestyle benefits
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • All the support you need to succeed
  • Live in accommodation at £58.52 per week (subject to availability)
  • The chance to work in a flagship prestige kitchen
Apply if you are:
  • A highly organized Cook\Chef with breakfast service experience
  • Good with early starts
  • Able to work to precise specifications for cooking and presentation
  • Able to do general prep and support in the main kitchen
  • A good team player able to inspire others
  • A cook\chef that cares about your craft and enjoys the buzz of a busy service
  • Able to follow food safety and hygiene standards
  • Looking for a great daytime job that offers long term prospects
  • Seeking an employer that recognizes and rewards commitment and talent
Previous experience as a cook\chef in a similar role and the ability to thrive in a high paced and exciting kitchen is a must - does that sound like you?
Knowledge, skills and attributes required:
  • Ability to work to precise specifications for cooking and presentation
  • Able to maintain consistent quality under time and volume pressure
  • Great at getting up and ready for an 06:30 start
benefits you'll get:
  • Live in accommodation at £58.52 (subject to availability)
  • Discounted food
  • Share of tips
Where you'll work:

The Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel

A historic Dorset Georgian coaching inn

Steeped in history (it was one of 21 stops for fresh horses on the Trafalgar Way - the route that carried news of the Battle of Trafalgar from Falmouth to London), the Crown is a wonderful example of a charming Dorset coaching inn. It boasts 27 lovely bedrooms, beautiful terraces and gardens, as well as a historic dining room, relaxed pantry and a sumptuous oak-panelled common room - not to mention the best bar in Dorset! The Crown caters for all occasions, particularly the separate Sealy Suite (with its own walled garden), which offers a private function room, ideal for conferences, weddings and events.

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