Gethin Woods, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales

We are hiring - Food and Beverage Manager

Posted on 2019-10-14 in

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, 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. 

Job Description:

We are seeking a new Food & Beverage manager to lead our team.  The F & B department here at BikePark Wales is a busy and vibrant place serving hundreds of hungry bikers every day.  This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to grow our current team both in size and experience. The successful candidate will work with our Head of Retail to further improve our levels of customer service, training, processes, stock allocation and product presentation as well as updating and consistently improving our menu which is seasonal with emphasis on local ethically sourced products.

The ideal candidate will be a fun, engaging individual who is organised, experienced and great with people, previous management experience is a must.  We are of course a trail head location and an interest in mountain biking and the outdoors will only add to the enjoyment of this role.

This role is advertised at an exciting time for the business, as a major development project gets underway to improve the facilities at the bike park. This will include a new full -length green trail, bespoke visitor welcome/bike hire centre as well as onsite accommodation. With all these developments there is scope to expand the current food offering and add exciting new products.

Key Attributes:

Previous Kitchen management experience

Level 3 food hygiene

Ability to cook amazing and varied food consistently every time, ensuring a fast service

An ability to create a can do attitude amongst team members and nurture a fun and engaged working environment

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

Team player and trainer

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

Catering training experience

What we can offer you in return:

A fun, friendly working environment in a beautiful countryside location

Freedom to introduce and implement ideas and a supportive environment to experiment and make change.

Exciting staff perks package including free entry to the trails and uplift service

Sociable hours (includes weekend work)

50% off food in the cafe and discount in the bike department.

28 days holiday.

A chance to be a major part of building something special.

To apply please send your C.V to phil@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.

Please find attached a link to our current menu below: https://www.bikeparkwales.com/cafe

 


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