Latest Jobs

So, you think you'd like to work with us? If we do say so ourselves; we're a great team. Passion, dedication and excellence: this is what we look for from our staff and it's why we're one of the top garden centres in the country.

If you want to join us, take a look at the current vacancies below.

Chef de partie 'pastry' , The Mulberry tree Restaurant 

 

 

 

Job Information 

We are looking for a passionate motivated Chef de Partie Pastry who has an eye for detail and a passion for pastry, to join our kitchen team.

We make everything from scratch and have high standards and high expectations.

NVQ level 1 & 2 essential

Position

This is a full time, permanent position, with weekend working, and a set day off in the week.

Hours

Mon to Sat 08.30 to 17.30, Sun 09.30 to 16.30 with some late nights during November & December till 8pm 

Please apply via our email  recruitment@ruxley-manor.co.uk or contact Allyson Barnard on 0208 300 0084

 Head Chef , The Mulberry tree Restaurant 

As our new Head Chef, you’ll lead our kitchen team in the creation of fabulous, fresh dishes that you and your team have developed to suit our customers.  

You’ll be working with seasonal, local and regional ingredients, in a well-equipped kitchen – within a family business that really understands the importance of getting food right.

Being the Head Chef is a challenge, so you can count on the full support of the overall catering manager.

Looking after the kitchen however is your domain. You’ll lead your team of 4 chefs and 3 potwash staff expertly through service, and you’ll take full control in the ordering, delivery and storage of the food.

We encourage our chefs to bring fresh ideas to the menu that suit the restaurant and its customers. That means you’ll need a commercial head, as well as exceptional cooking skills. You’ll also be a great communicator, calm under pressure, organised, and be driven by a shared vision of success within a family business that will give you all the tools you require.

We are a fifth generation family business, committed to delivering a high quality service to our customers. Our restaurant has approximately:

300 inside covers (including an Events Room)

300 outside covers

We also require the Head Chef to partner with the catering manager to grow our events functions:

 The Role

  • Driving standards in all aspects of our catering facility.
  • Managing the kitchen and potwash team.
  • Demonstrating a real passion for cooking.
  • Taking an organised structured  approach to the role.
  • Training/mentoring and motivating staff.
  • Ensuring the smooth day to day running of the kitchen.
  • Ensuring that all Food Hygiene standards are exceeded.
  • Being responsible for maximising sales by producing an enticing food offering, tempting customers to buy.
  • Growing the events side of the operation.
  • Minimising wastage by being reactive to any ‘slow sellers’.
  • Ensuring the menu is regularly reviewed and standards are continually monitored and driven.
  • Driving margin and GP through spec sheets, cost controls and monthly stock takes.
  • Having the desire and ambition to become a Head Chef/Catering Manager, overseeing the whole catering operation.

This is a permanent, full time position and will involve working alternate weekends and some early mornings/late nights as required.

Email : recruitment@ruxley-manor.co.uk

 Or contact Allyson Barnard on 0208 300 0084

Mulberry Tree, Commis chef

 

We are looking for someone who wishes to help support our busy fast paced restaurant operation as a comis chef

 

 

Duties

To assist and monitor food stocks and stock movement.

To understand daily departmental costs and how they influence profit and loss results.

To ensure minimum kitchen wastage.

 To learn and record skills and recipes from other members of the department.

To follow the cleaning schedules for the kitchen and clean the section and other areas as directed.

To ensure stock is controlled and rotated.

To ensure that all duties place is completed in your section.

To report any maintenance issues to the Head Chef immediately.

To comply with all policies and procedures to ensure that all-statutory regulations are observed.

To comply with the conditions of the food hygiene policies.

To be flexible and willing to help other departments at busy times if required.

Must be passionate about food and a good team player.

Further information

This is a full time, permanent position, working alternate weekends, with some late nights during November & December to 8pm

Please email yor CV to Allyson Barnard HR Manager @

allyson.barnard@ruxley-manor.co.uk

with a copy of your current CV

 

 SECURITY SUPPORT

Team member   

 We are looking to recruit someone to help support our security team by being a visible security presence on the shop floor during our busy Christmas trading.

The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills and enjoy working in a retail environment. Previous security experience is not required as full training will be provided.

This is a full time position, immediate start, with weekend and some late night working until 8pm

If you are interested please apply via our recruitment email below

recruitment@ruxley-manor.co.uk

or call Allyson Barnard on 0208 300 0084 for further details