Chef for Rugby/Sports Club

£13,000 per annum, overtime and bonus payments.
07 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Pub Chef

Chef for Rugby/Sports Club, General Catering and Corporate Events

Based Reading

Contracted hours: to be two full days at the weekend and two four hour evening shifts.

£13,000 per annum, overtime and bonus payments.

Flexibility is essential for this great opportunity. As, outside of the above hours, there will be overtime payments for additional catering events including weddings, funerals, social functions and business meetings. 

We are a National League Rugby Club that has recently spent over a £million pounds upgrading our facilities, including a state of the art kitchen. We now require an experienced, dedicated Chef to join our team.

Your main focus will be to run the kitchen, using a number of part-time staff, so you must be able to work in a high-pressure environment. You will also be responsible for maintaining our high level of food safety & hygiene, as well as managing stock control, portion sizes and quality. You will need to demonstrate flexibility re timings of certain functions.

During the rugby season you will provide midweek training meals for the players, Tuesdays and Thursdays. On Saturday and Sunday you and the catering team will provide c.50 pre-game & snacking food including breakfast and c.100 meals post-match.

You will also work with the Hospitality and Events Manager on menu design and meet potential corporate and private customers.

The ideal candidate will be a confident Chef who holds either - NVQ Level 3 in Food Preparation, and/or City & Guilds 706/1 & 2, and/or a Hospitality Degree. You will demonstrate a passion for food and the commercial acumen to ensure that costs are controlled. This is a great opportunity to work with an employer who is committed to taking the Venue to an even higher level and who will listen to and welcome new ideas and innovations.

Interested? If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 2252/2MA or send to or call Mike Gorman on 0118 9034914