Trainee Ice Cream and Development Chef

Contract Type :
Full-Time, Permanent

Working Hours :
40 hours per week

Salary :
£18,720 - £20,800

Location :
Beddgelert

Business :
Glaslyn

Ref : FCE-JNB-223

Job Description

Development duties

  • Support the team to source quality sustainable ingredients
  • Develop recipes for new ice cream and sorbet flavours
  • Innovate new frozen dessert products
  • Be a key part of our new venture in making our own chocolate products

 

General Ice Cream Chef duties include

  • Weighing, mixing, pasteurising, freezing and extracting ingredients to make super-premium sorbet and ice cream according to recipes.
  • Decorate, blast freeze and store correctly.
  • Fill and label wholesale pots using potting machine.
  • Mix and cook sauces, inclusions and syrups for use with frozen desserts.
  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications.
  • Wash and operate production equipment safely and according to instructions.
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift and note any stock shortages.
  • Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards, ensuring records are kept up to date.
  • Coordinate with production and front of house staff.

 

You will be instrumental in building the food trade through consistently producing popular flavours to a high standard.

Ensure the highest possible standards of presentation by ensuring that displays, fixtures, fittings and premises are maintained in accordance with the cleaning schedule.

 

  • Contribute towards the delivery of hospitality and events including the set-up, service and clear down as required.
  • Present a smart, professional appearance and good personal hygiene.
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Report any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss or damage and act as appropriately.
  • Carry out any reasonable request from any member of the Management team within the general scope and purpose of the role.
  • Be aware of customers with food allergies and special dietary requirements, and ensure you are well briefed on all necessary procedures that are in place to safeguard you.


Additional Information

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in any of the following: Food technology, manufacturing, food preparation, cooking, baking, confectionary
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Food Hygiene Certificate obtained within the last 24 months (Desirable)
  • Experience with Food Allergies, Special Diets and Labelling (Desirable)

 

Aptitude, skills and abilities

  • A genuine interest in balancing flavours and experimenting to create new frozen dessert products and chocolates is essential (specialist training will be provided, however, any relevant experience is highly desirable).
  • Actively contribute to the development and delivery of a positive culture, which safeguards the wellbeing of all members of the team.
  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Adopt professional behaviours, attitudes and body language at all times, setting an example for others.
  • Embed the values into all aspects of service delivery.
  • To be able to demonstrate flexibility by working any additional and unsociable hours necessary to maintain services and respond to fluctuations in business patterns and in support of colleagues and customers.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Smart, neat appearance.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Working within a customer focused environment.
  • Passion for working within the Food Manufacturing and/or Hospitality and Catering Industry.

 

Benefits:

  • Permanent all year round contracts
  • Generous Holiday Allowance: Up to 35 days pro rata (including the annual close down period over Christmas week and the whole of January)
  • We only require team members to work one day at the weekends as part of the standard rota
  • A free meal and drinks with every shift over 4 hours
  • Paid breaks
  • A small family run business with an informal friendly, fun and supportive team
  • Organised social events throughout the year
  • Beautiful surroundings in Beddgelert, Snowdonia National Park
  • Staff discount
  • Training and personal development opportunities

Closing date for applications :
20/02/2022

Contact for further information :
Bonnie Rowley

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