Mid Level
University of Hull

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Monday, 11 September 2017

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Commercial Services is responsible for the provision of all catering for staff, students and guests of the University, for conference and function use (both internal and external customers) and for the management of our halls of residences accommodating 1760 students.

The catering operation at the Cottingham Road campus consists of a main production unit in Canham Turner that is responsible for the preparation of all fresh food items to supply six retail catering outlets on the main campus as well as providing a daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal service in the main dining room and a private dining room / bar offer within Canham Turner.

The kitchen also provides the University with an internal hospitality service delivering food and beverages; fine dining to members of the Executive Team, Council and Senate; along with a busy external provision of services to conference, corporate events, weddings and other such events.

Requirements for the role

It is required that the candidate has

  • A broad range of kitchen experience within the private and/or public sector
  • A basic Food Hygiene Certificate or relevant equivalent
  • A good general education showing clear evidence of literacy and numeracy (GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent qualification and/or experience)
  • The ability to move heavy objects, for example push trolleys
  • Flexibility in working hours / days (may be required to work evenings and weekends)

Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the post

The post holder will be required to assist with

  • Basic food preparation / cooking, and drink service whilst working within strict budget guidelines
  • The ordering and checking of all food and non-alcoholic beverage requirements to include quality, quantity, price, stock rotation etc
  • Ensuring the highest standards of food, food presentation and food hygiene are maintained
  • To continually develop menus, so as to maintain satisfaction and increase sales, whilst reflecting current trends
  • To monitor and organise staffing and rosters to the most economical effect
  • Have contact with and maintain effective relations with all University departments and staff to ensure service provided meets required standards

If you would like to be considered to become part of the University of Hull's Temporary Staffing Service, please email TSS@hull.ac.uk with your CV and cover letter.

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