Person Specification - Cook/Caterer





Experience of preparing food for customers

Working in a busy kitchen environment


Experience of engaging with customers and the wider public



Record of maintaining high standards under pressure





Skills and Knowledge

A thorough understanding of the operations of a busy kitchen

Current Food Hygiene Certificate


A range of baking skills

Bar Training Certificate (Licensing Scotland Act)


Sound knowledge of food storage and preparation guidelines








Personal Qualities

Flexible approach to the job tasks and routine is essential

Strong organisational skills


Ability to work as part of a team but also on own initiative when required

Ability to prioritise work and work towards deadlines


Friendly and personable manner when dealing with the public


Motivations and Expectations

Delivery of very good customer service



Desire to constantly improve café sales whilst maintaining quality


Basic Terms and conditions

Pay Rate:    £9.20 per hour, payable monthly in arrears

Hours:        Standard hours, Wednesday to Friday 8.00am-3.00pm, Saturday + Sunday 9.00am- 3.00pm. Part-time/Job share would be considered. Additional evening work will be required on occasion plus holiday cover.

Pension:     A contributory pension scheme is in place (NEST)

Holiday Entitlement: 28 days per annum, including public holidays FTE

CatStrand            Opening Hours
High Street                  Mon - Fri
New Galloway          10am - 5pm
Castle Douglas       Sat        Sun
DG7 3RN               10 - 4     11 - 4

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