Kiss the Hippo Coffee is a speciality coffee company, established in June 2018. We are opening a new shop in Fitzrovia, London and are looking for a café chef who is able to take charge of the day to day running of the kitchen and executing all aspects of our food. This includes serving a simple brunch menu, baking off pastries, cutting cakes and making smoothies. As a speciality coffee company, our food offering is small but extremely important to us, we take great pride in sourcing excellent quality ingredients to produce simple but delicious dishes. The right candidate will be able to maintain the high standards we have set in our flagship store in Richmond. This role is mostly service and requires minimal prep as most products will be delivered from our central kitchen.
You will have:
At least 1 years experience in a similar role, with fast-paced brunch service.
An ability to work quickly and cleanly, ensuring every plate leaves the kitchen in good time, tasting great and looking beautiful.
A good understanding of allergen control/HACCP and kitchen management.
Ability to self-manage in an organised and efficient manner.
A calm and friendly demeanour and a desire to work together with the front of house staff to deliver a great customer experience.
Experience with stock control and ordering.
We are offering:
28 days holiday and pension contribution.
45 hours per week over 5 days, shifts typically 6.30am-3.30pm. No evenings.
Training available where necessary, eg. Level 2 food hygiene, first aid. Barista training also available for those who are interested.
Free coffee and 40% discount on food on shift. Free bag of coffee each month and 10% discount on all retail items including coffee equipment.
To start September 2019. Interviews throughout August 2019.
9-week FREE barista training, SCA accreditation, part-time work placement and support getting a job.
You can apply if you are:
• Over 18
• Not in training
• Not in eductation
• Have the right to work in the UK
• Actively looking for work