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Chef for Night Shift at The Hut Group
Warrington, GB / Cheshire, GB / Chester, GB


The Company:

The Hut Group is the UKs leading multi website online retailer. With more than 8 million visits per month and a product range spanning, Health & Beauty, Gifting, Sports Nutrition, Fashion & Entertainment. Topping the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 list in 2014 & 2015 Profit Track 100.


Working out of our brand new kitchen and restaurant in our 1 million square foot production and manufacturing facility, this is the perfect time to join an expanding business with amazing opportunities.


  • Adhere to all client and company Health & Safety policies and procedures at all times e.g. Food Handling, Manual handling, Fire procedures
  • Provide the highest level of customer service by demonstrating the ESS Way values and behaviours at all times to colleagues, customers and clients
  • Complete, maintain and update all Food Safety and Health & Safety paperwork correctly on a continual basis to ensure full compliance
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all kitchens and surrounding working areas ensuring health & safety hazards, issues, near misses & accidents are reported to your line Manager at the earliest opportunity
  • Ensure food production methods and all meals are delivered to the required quality standards at the specified times to create a consistent customer experience and avoid any service failures or penalties
  • Ensure all equipment and machinery is in safe working order; all faults/repairs are reported to your line Manager at the first opportunity
  • Assist with the processing of orders via nominated systems by using the correct approved Compass vendors
  • Check invoices and delivery notes and report any anomalies to your line Manager
  • Assist with the receipt, correct storage and quality of food supply and report any concerns or observations to your Line Manager
  • Ensure hot plate procedures including Food Information Regulations and Reference Intake labelling are in place and followed by the team
  • Ensure the recovery and storage of food and correct labelling procedures are followed
  • Follow all recipes provided to ensure full compliance with nutritional/dietary requirements
  • Comply with menu cycles reporting any discrepancies to your line Manager
  • Assist with conducting and monitoring all stocktaking procedures ensuring minimal risk of waste
  • Attend regular training as directed by your line Manager according to the requirements of the company
  • Be flexible and comply with any reasonable requests made by your line Manager including if necessary working within other units within reasonable distance


To be considered for this role you will need to be

A good communicator, able to liaise confidently with customers and engage/develop team members

A positive attitude and committed to high levels of customer care

An enthusiastic individual with a passion for working in a catering environment

City and Guilds 706/1,2 or NVQ level 2 or equivalent

Basic Food Hygiene/level 2

IT literate

City and Guilds 706/3 or NVQ level 3 or equivalent

Knowledge and experience of managing people

Also ideally Qualified to Intermediate Food Hygiene/level 3


We offer:

Competitive salaries plus discounts, benefits and quarterly bonuses

Rapid Promotion

Leadership and Development training throughout your career

An exciting, fast-paced working environment where you will work with and learn from the best in the business

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