Organisation: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Salary: £19,793.00 - £21,724.00 Per Annum

Location: Kincraig, Kingussie, PH21 1NL

The role

To prepare, cook or bake (role depending) all food for RZSS Highland Wildlife Park food outlets that deliver
the highest standards of produce which not only exceeds our visitor expectations in flavour, substance and
presentation, but is also in support of RZSS vision and mission.

This is a permanent position where the working hours are 37.5 hours per week and weekend working will be required.

Some of the things you’ll do:

* Working with direction from the Catering Coordinator, prepare all raw food in line with hygiene legislation, minimising all food wastage through effective production. This can involve either cooking the day’s menu options or baking.
* Ensure all food presented is of the highest quality, making sure of dietary requirements.
* Assist with the set-up of the kitchen on a day to day basis.
* Contribute to an effective ordering and stock control procedures by having an accurate knowledge of stock and informing Catering Coordinator when stocks are low.
* Take responsibility for delivery and return processes, reconciliation, discrepancies and ensuring all stock is safely stored and easily accessible in line with Health & Safety guidelines.
* Actively be involved in improving storage and stock and stock control systems, suggesting improvements in the overall layout and organisation.
* Contribute to menu development and the analysis of food quantity and quality.

What we’re looking for:

* You’ll be qualified to SVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification or relevant experience preferable
* Have a good understanding of legislative requirements regarding food preparation and delivery.
* Can demonstrate high level of catering competence.

Please visit the RZSS Job Opportunities Page and to see the role profile for further information on what the role involves and essential/desirable criteria.

Application Deadline: Thursday 30/06/2022