Kitchen Associate(s)

Job Type: Permanent

Positions Available: -4

Hours Required: Various


The ideal applicants

We`re looking for fun, enthusiastic, passionate people to join our hard-working teams. We recruit for personality and, as a UK Top Employer with an award-winning training programme, we know that we can teach you the skills to succeed.

Your role: At a glance “Making hungry customers happy!”
To provide excellent customer service
To serve all food to the correct specification
To adhere to all Wetherspoon Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Company Policies to maintain a clean, safe and legal workplace All the training we provide will teach you everything you need to know to succeed but there are a few essential requirements you’ll need to start:
Have PORTW in the country you will be based (UK or ROI)
Have a bank account in the country you are based (UK or ROI) in your own name
Be able to converse in English and to understand the language to complete training and other duties associated with your job role
Have a fixed place of residence within reasonable travelling distance of your place of work
Basic computer literacy
About you:
Demonstrate passion and enthusiasm in your role and show commitment to your pub and Wetherspoon
Have exceptional time management skills
Have a strong work ethic and be self-motivated
Have a friendly nature and excellent communication skills
Be honest, trustworthy and respectful
Remain calm when working in a high pressure environment
Adhere to Kitchen Uniform standards at all times
Receive regular feedback from the management team and achieve any actions agreed
A day in the life:
Work as a team throughout the business to achieve the company’s mission statement. “To have by far the best CQSMA standards in the pub world, to be the best company to work for and, by doing these things, to be the most profitable”
To deliver consistently high standards of Cleanliness, Quality, Service, Maintenance and Atmosphere. (CQSMA)
Be aware of and be knowledgeable about all promotions, events and new products within your pub.
Work on your assigned work station (fryers, deli, grills, microwaves), set up and close down following station guides, use equipment correctly by following the relevant SOP and follow related food specs. Communicate with other stations and the coordinator to ensure food is delivered to spec and on time.
Ensure that all food is stored, prepared, cooked, served and presented in accordance with company standards.
Strive to achieve the food delivery time targets at all times.
Take pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness by adopting our Clean As You Go (CAYG) philosophy. Ensure that the kitchen is cleaned and maintained in accordance with guidelines throughout the day. Always action any points raised on kitchen checks in a timely manner.
Respond to any customer feedback in a positive and helpful manner, seeking support if required. Feedback all complaints to the management team.
Carry out any reasonable task as requested by the management team or Wethercentre to meet the needs of the business.
In order to keep your working environment safe, legal and comfortable, adhere to the following:
Standard Operating Procedures
Stock control procedures All aspects of licensing law, trading standards and customs and excise regulations
All aspects of food hygiene and health and safety policies including recording data such as fridge/freezer and food temperature checks in the EDMLB
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Training and development
Complete the associate training programme including ongoing associated online training within the stated timeframes
Actively attend and participate in regular team meetings and training sessions
Generate and share amazing ideas for improvements within your pub and the company
Work as a buddy to support and train new associates
Embrace change within your pub and Wetherspoon
Strive to achieve everything you can on the Wetherspoon Action Plan
Career Opportunities
As an associate we are not expecting you to manage, motivate or lead the team however, if you would like to progress within Wetherspoon our award winning training programme offers you the skills and knowledge you will need to proceed and succeed. Speak to your Kitchen Manager about the opportunities available to you; they may include:
Wetherspoon Apprenticeship Academy
Cross training into a different role (hotel /bar/floor)
Team Leader training programme
Shift Leader Academy
Catering Academy
Management Academy
People Management Academy
Pub Manager Academy
Learn new things, get recognised for your efforts and gain skills that will last for ever!

Applications via the company website can be made by clicking here