Cafe Manager

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£24,294.00 to £25,979.00, Grade 5
Pugneys country park - Asdale Rd, Denby Dale Rd, Wakefield WF2 7EQ
Job Type
Full Time

Cafe Manager - The Boat House Café Pugneys Country Park

The successful candidate will be involved in developing the business and motivating the team. They must be self-motivated and enthusiastic and have the ability to provide an excellent level of customer service and have a proven track record in managing a catering/café establishment.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Cooking and preparing food and beverages and lead on the standard of food production and display in the café.
  • Deal with any problems that may arise on a daily basis and report to the Catering Manager.
  • Develop excellent communication skills with Anglers Country Park Team.
  • Monitor and deliver the HACCP programme while ensuring that food safety, food presentation, hygiene and quality standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure the Cafe Team comply with Wakefield Council policies and procedures.
  • Place product orders with agreed suppliers, in a cost effective way.
  • Responsibility for cash handling and banking
  • Provide and implement a fast, friendly and efficient level of customer service in order to enhance the overall visitor experience.
  • Provide ongoing staff training and motivation and develop the skills of cafe employees.
  • Provide ongoing supervision of the cafe services, presentation and dining areas.
  • Plan, develop and implement an efficient work schedule for the cafe in order to ensure job rotation and flexibility of all staff while maximising their productivity.
  • Participate in events and marketing activities for the Country Park to maximise revenue opportunities.
  • The role is 37hours per week to include weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Liz Speight.

Tel: 07919547888


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This role expires 26/05/2024.
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