Cook

  • Job Reference: 674089
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2021
  • Employer: Tesco
  • Website: https://www.tescoplc.com/
  • Location: Kilmarnock/UK
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

About the role

We're now on the lookout for an efficient, enthusiastic Cook / Chef who's looking for a job which offers a great work life balance.

Our kitchens are fast paced so it can be challenging, although shifts go quickly when your cooking mouth-watering food for our dedicated Tesco shoppers!

If you're a Cook / Chef who would like a job with no late nights or long weekends and are passionate about food, this may be the job for you!

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

You will be responsible for

  • Cooking to spec and knowing the menu inside out
  • Helping to ensure a full shift runs efficiently
  • Ensuring the team have everything they need to deliver an outstanding customer experience.
  • Prioritising a high volume of order tickets
  • Making outstanding quality food that is picture perfect' every time
  • Prepping in advance to get our dishes out in 10 minutes or less!
  • Being a champion of brand standards
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest cleanliness and health & safety standards

You will need

  • To be 18 years of age or older.
  • Experience working as a Cook, Assistant Cook, Chef or Chef de Partie
  • To be efficient and have a high level of attention to detail
  • To be skilled using kitchen equipment including grills and fryers
  • Experience cooking and preparing food in a kitchen with a high volume of orders
  • To take pride in delivering good looking, tasty dishes every time
  • Some work with specs & brand standards in a commercial kitchen
  • Level 2 in Health & Safety and Food Hygiene is a bonus

What's in it for you

Alongside a fantastic work life balance, we offer excellent benefits that help make The Cafe a great place to work.  These include but aren't limited to:

  • Retirement savings plan - 5% employee contribution and 3% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance - 1 x contractual pay
  • Colleague Clubcard after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts: -
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco (from April 2020)
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C's apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Uniform provided
  • Holiday starting at 28 days (Including Bank Holidays)

About us

A smile goes a long way in our Cafés and knowing our regulars is what makes our teams so special. We make it our business to know just how they like their coffee and if they prefer their eggs sunny side up.

Our teams work closely to make sure that our customers experience is to the best standards and service; no two days are every the same! Tesco Cafés are a great place to work, with a genuine family feel - truly a Place to Get On.

At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone's Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best. Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues - who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Please note

We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 10:15 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, counters, bakery and driving roles.

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.