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Chef (3 posts)

Catering & Bars, York Conferences Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
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17,150 per annum
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Role Description

We are looking for talented professionals to join our brand new Piazza catering outlet opening January 2018. We are seeking Chefs with a passion for fine dining food production who also have the ability to produce both quality and quantity high volume catering. Working alongside the Head Chef and Sous Chef you will prepare delicious home cooked food using fresh ingredients.  With a passion for what you do you will ensure food is presented to the highest standards and complies with all relevant regulations and company standards.

You could be at the start of this exciting new venture as soon as the doors open! 

You will preferably have experience in high volume food production and be able to demonstrate the ability to cook quality fresh food for students and staff on our campus.  You will also possess NVQ 1 and 2 or equivalent and a basic food safety qualification such as Foundation Food Hygiene certificate. Excellent career progressing opportunity.

Hours of work will average 37 per week on a “5 days out of 7” basis but there is a need for flexibility to support business demand. There will be a proportion of evening and occasional weekend work.

You will be entitled to 38 days annual leave which includes bank holidays and closure days over the Christmas and New Year period.

All uniform is provided and laundered. There will be no split shifts with the earliest shift starting at 6.00am and the latest finishing at 8.00pm.

The starting salary is £17,150 per annum.


Closing date: midnight on 2 October 2017.

Interviews will take place the weeks commencing 30 October and 6 November 2017.

Start date:  11 December 2017.

YCL offers a staff discount scheme with national and local restaurants, shops and businesses.

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

If you prefer you can email your current CV and covering letter to or post to HR, Commercial Services, 1st Floor Helix House, Innovation Way, Heslington, York YO10 5BR.  For any enquiries please contact us on 01904 328413/328424.  

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