Chef - Full time (Fixed-Term)

An exciting opportunity for an experienced, confident and hands-on café chef has arisen at the Isle of Wight Zoo in Sandown. You will work in partnership with staff across the organisation to ensure the profitability and the smooth running of our cafe and the visitor attraction.

No day is the same at the Zoo and you will be expected to be as resourceful as possible in controlling stock, waste and waiting times on a busy bank holiday or a quiet, wet Wednesday.

The successful applicant will be integral to enhancing our visitor’s day out by preparing and serving meals and refreshments across the zoos catering outlets that meets the highest possible standards of presentation, quality and service. Working to agreed budgets, you will find ways to maximise sales growth and profit potential which in turn will aid the charity to further its aims in wildlife conservation.

This is a full time (40 hours per week), front line role for a fixed term of six months and does include working regular weekends and Bank Holiday’s.

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If you are interested in being considered, please send a CV and covering letter to Katy Hurd by email or by letter – Isle of Wight Zoo, Yaverland Sea Front, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8QB explaining, with tangible examples, why you are the perfect candidate for this position.

Applications close 20th March (unless the position is filled earlier)