Jobs at the Cafe at The Cheese and Wine Shop ...

Our Cafe is opening in March 2017, and we are looking for suitable professional service and kitchen staff. Cafe vacancies, are listed below. For all these positions, you should be over 16 years old, have an interest in food, and delight in delivering outstanding service.

The following positions are currently available ...

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Cafe Shop Serving Staff;  

Code; Shop/Cafe Staff

Reports to; Shift leader

Hours of work; Flexible, will include alternate Saturday and Mondays and up to 5 days per week. Additional hours required in the busy Christmas period, and to cover staff holidays or illness. 


Pay; relevant to experience

Start Date; February-March

Cafe; Opening in Spring 2017, you will be involved in all aspects for the Cafe. Tasks will include planning of the hot and cold drink bar menus, and establishing and ensuring correct recipes and processes are followed. This is an opportunity for you to make your mark and showcase your talent.

Required experience and skills; Ideally someone with a hospitality back ground, This position involves a wide range of tasks, primarily serving Cafe and Shop customers. Additionally, you may be required to process web orders, along with moving and replenishing stock, and carrying out housekeeping and cleaning activities according to set procedures. You should also be numerate, with good communication skills. 


What you will do ... the jobs diverse, with a wide and interesting range of tasks. You will oversee the Cafe front of house, and ensure all standards are maintained. This will include training staff and developing new concepts for the outlet.

In the shop, you will care for our products from the moment they arrive until they are selected for sale. Ensure that our fresh produce reaches the customer at the right level of maturity, and in the best possible condition. You will be responsible for fulfilling orders from our web site: selecting, cutting, wrapping, labelling and packing cheeses, deli and shop items.

In the shop, you will care for our products from the moment they arrive until they are selected for sale. Ensure that our fresh produce reaches the customer at the right level of maturity, and in the best possible condition. You will be responsible for fulfilling orders from our web site: selecting, cutting, wrapping, labelling and packing cheeses, deli and shop items. You will maintain accurately all required technical information (descriptions, information sheets, specifications) and will be scrupulous and vigilant with regard to all aspects of recipe maintenance, food safety, hygiene, and Health & Safety, and follow the jobs set procedures.

You will be responsible for opening and closing the shop, and dealing with, and maintaining customer inquiries. 

Desirable experience skills and qualifications; Previous work in food service or retail an asset, but a willingness to learn most important. You will be passionate about Cheese, Chocolates, Wines and fine foods, and like to share your knowledge. 

You will be;

Duties & Responsibilities; 

You will be focused on delivering consistent, outstanding customer service. You will need to have a flexible and positive approach to tasks, work well under pressure, and enjoy a varied selection of tasks through the day. You will be responsible for opening and closing the shop, including cashing up and banking as required. 

Hours; Various Hours and shifts available, subject to Cafe requirements

Work environment; Cafe, Shop and/or storeroom based, dependent on shifts. 

To apply, please download an application form here. Print it off, complete it and email back to to us, along with a brief covering letter to jobs@thecheeseandwineshop.co.uk, along with your CV, and quote the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Job Description; Kitchen Staff

Code; Shop Kitchen Cafe Staff

Reports to; Kitchen Shift leader

Hours of work; Flexible, will include alternate Saturday and Mondays and up to 5 days per week. Additional hours required in the busy Christmas period, and to cover staff holidays or illness.

Pay; relevant to experience

Start Date; February-March

Location; Our Café,Opening in early 2017, this is an opportunity to be involved in this new kitchen, and is a great chance to be involved and to make your mark and showcase your talent in our small café kitchen, producing a cheese led menu, alongside favorite Tarts, Desserts and Pastry's.

Required experience and skills; Ideally someone with previous kitchen, baking and pastry experience, This position involves a wide range of tasks relevant to producing fresh food on a daily changing basis. 

Working to standardised recipes, you will enjoy working under pressure, both individually, and as part of the team. You`ll have bags of initiative, but equally, will be able to follow recipes and instructions to the T. 

You are a self-starter, and take pride in doing a great job, from prep to production and service, to working clean and following set procedures and recipes. You should be reliable, numerate, with good communication skills and want to contribute to the cafes success.

Desirable experience skills and qualifications; Previous work in a commercial kitchen, Café, Bakery or Patisserie preferred, but consideration will be given to suitably interested candidates; a willingness to learn is most important. You will be passionate about Cheese, Chocolates, Wines and fine foods, and like to share your knowledge and develop recipes.

You will be;

  • Confident and motivated.
  • ‘Hands on’ and proactive.
  • Work well independently, or contributing to the team
  • Have good Inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Honest and a loyal team member.
  • Supporter of continuous change and improvement.
  • Reliable and Hard working
  • Enjoy new dishes and recipes, and delight in producing classics to consistent standards

Duties & Responsibilities;

  • Responsible for serving and dealing with Café and shop kitchen requirements
  • Strive to satisfy all our customers
  • You are Conscientious and delivery maximum effort
  • Maintaining correct work practices and recipes are followed at all times
  • Receive and process delivery’s according to procedure
  • Clean responsible areas as detailed in daily/weekly job sheets
  • Proactively interact with customers when required
  • Work quickly and efficiently, always with a view to costs and profit
  • Open and close kitchen/work station, ensuring correct work, safety and cleaning procedures are applied

You will be focused on delivering consistent, outstanding food and customer service. You will need to have a flexible and positive approach to tasks, work well under pressure, and enjoy a varied selection of tasks through the day. You will be responsible for opening and closing the kitchen, and must work well within a team.

Hours; Various Hours and shifts available, subject to Cafe and Kitchen requirements

Work environment; Kitchen, Cafe, or Shop dependent on shifts

Need more info; please click here to view more information. Questions, please call us on 01823 662899! 

To apply, please download an application form herePrint it off, complete it and email back to to us, along with a brief covering letter to jobs@thecheeseandwineshop.co.uk, along with your CV, and quote the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.