We are opening our exciting new Bar + Block in Reading and are looking for full time and part time kitchen team members!
Kitchen Team member - Bar+Block
Bar + Block is an informal, all-day dining restaurant with a large open kitchen and spectacular central bar. Our particular passion is high quality steaks, hand cut to order. With an impressive drinks list and bar snacks menu, our customers love sharing, grazing, drinking and socialising here any time of the week. We are proud to be part of the Whitbread family of brands.As the UK’s largest operator of hotels& restaurants, Whitbread makes everyday experiences special for millions of customer and creates excellent career opportunities for people like you!
In this varied role, you’ll help to make sure the kitchen delivers great food for every customer. And if you’re keen to build a career as a chef, this is a perfect place to start. You’ll assist the chef in all kinds of ways. You will help to prepare, cook and present food to the highest standards, on time, every time. Taking particular responsibility for starters and desserts, you’ll create a fantastic first impression and make sure each meal ends on a high. You will also take great pride in washing up and keeping the kitchen and equipment clean. In return, we’ll provide excellent training.
You don’t need previous experience to join us in this role. It’s all about what you can bring as a person. You’ll bring high standards - that means keen attention to detail, and a commitment to learning and improving all the time. You’re very organised and always ready for a challenge. So, you’ll happily adapt when things get busy, to make sure our food is always tasty, safe and well-presented. Like all of us, you really care about our customers. You’re committed to your colleagues too, and you’ll work hard for them. Crucially, you always strive to be the best in everything you do.
You’ll enjoy the chance to shine every day. And you’ll benefit from the best training and development programmes in the industry. Remember, wherever you’re coming from, we will help you get to anywhere you want to go.
Are you ready to make a difference for our customers, colleagues and your career?
We are committed to supporting your career development within Whitbread and welcome a conversation, or application, from any colleague who is interested in this role. If you do decide to formally apply for any role we would recommend that you have a conversation with your Line Manager, to inform them of your intention and help them to understand your career aspirations.
If there are circumstances that mean you are uncomfortable having this conversation please make us aware at the beginning of the process, we can then manage your application appropriately.
21 Mar 2019
04 Jul 2019