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Posted on 23 May 2021

Job Title: Catering Manager
Reporting to: Centre Operations Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities: Food and Beverage Team

About BikePark Wales
***BikePark Wales was born from a passion to create the best mountain bike facility in the UK, the UK's first full scale bike park to rival the best in the World. Now 6 years old and well established as the UK’s number one mountain bike destination with over 80,000 visitors each year BikePark Wales is a flagship tourist destination in Wales.  The business continues to flourish and grow and is now entering phase two of expansion which will further grow visitor numbers and bring amazing new facilities to the site.  BikePark Wales is more than simply a mountain bike destination, it’s about incredible experiences in the Welsh mountains, fantastic customer service, good food and a warm welcome.  

The Role
We are seeking a Catering manager to Oversee all food and beverage operations onsite. This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to grow our current team both in size and experience. The candidate should be a current Catering manager or experienced F & B Manager looking to develop with a background centred around Kitchens and casual dining. They should either have previously held roles as a chef or front of house role that supported the kitchen in a hand on capacity. 
Reporting through to the Centre operations Manager as a key HOD within the business the successful candidate will be expected to take full ownership of their area with a focus on quality food which is seasonal with emphasis on local ethically sourced, customer service and training as well as H&S and stock control. 
This person should be a forward thinker who is aware of food trends and create new offerings as the business expands. 
This is a hands-on role that will suit someone who enjoys leading from the front. 
The ideal candidate will be a fun, engaging individual who has an interest in mountain biking and/or the outdoors.

Key Attributes:
Hands on style (this is not an admin role!)
Previous Kitchen management experience
Level 3 food hygiene
Keen Motivator and developer
A passion for food, sourcing quality products and creating interesting and applicable menus
Impeccable food hygiene
Hard working and passionate
Great Customer Service skills
Understanding of stock, pricing and its movement
Excellent time management and ability to work under your own initiative
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a keen attention to detail

Desirable attributes would include:
Point of sale experience
Fluent Welsh speaker
Chef/cook experience

What we can offer you in return:
Competitive Salary
Non contractual Bonus structure
Sociable hours (includes weekend work but very few late evenings)
free entry to the trails and uplift service
50% off food in the cafe and discount in the bike department.
28 days holiday. 
Freedom to introduce and implement ideas and a supportive environment to experiment and make change
A fun, friendly working environment in a beautiful countryside location
A chance to be a major part of building something special.

Salary: £25,000 per annum.

Note: The details contained in this Job Description summarise the main expectations of the role at the date it was prepared. The nature of individual roles will evolve and change as the service develops and grows. Consequently, BikePark Wales will review and revise this Job Description as required in consultation with post holders.

BikePark Wales welcomes enquiries and applications from everyone and values diversity in the workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process.

BikePark Wales is responsible for deciding how it holds and uses personal information about you and complies with all data protection law and principles. Any personal information that you provide to us during the recruitment process will be stored on a computer to assist with the administration of the recruitment process.

 We will use the personal information we collect about you to:

  • Assess your skills, qualifications, and suitability for the role;
  • Carry out background and reference checks, where applicable;
  • Communicate with you about the recruitment process;
  • Keep records related to our hiring processes; and
  • Comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

We also need to process your personal information to decide whether to enter into a contract of employment with you but we will not store your personal information for any longer than is necessary.

To apply please send your C.V to jobs@bikeparkwales.com and include a 500 word covering letter about why you would be a great addition to our team as well as a few dishes you would add or change to our existing menu.



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