Catering Jobs at Gates

The catering operation at Gates Garden Centre currently consists of a 360 cover restaurant and a 120 cover coffee shop. There are an additional 76 covers on the restaurant balcony.

We have significant expansion plans for our food operation and are always looking for capable individuals with hospitality and catering experience and a real passion for providing excellent customer service.

All our catering positions offer the significant advantage of no evening work and only one working day at weekends (For full time positions). You’ll also be off on Christmas day and boxing day, as well as New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday. As a growing business we can offer good opportunities for career progression.

View the catering vacancies listed below and simply send your CV and covering letter to the relevant person. If none of the below opportunities are suitable but you are interested in working for Gates, have relevant experience and are people focused please send your details to Mark at restaurant@gatesgardencentre.co.uk


Chef

Full-time, Permanent

NO EVENINGS

We are seeking a full-time Chef to join our friendly team working within our fast-paced 360 cover restaurant

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have previous experience as a Chef/Cook
  • Have a positive and upbeat attitude
  • Be able to work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Must be able to remain calm and focused, ensuring every dish is high quality
  • A team player with drive and ambition, with the ability to work efficiently alone when required
  • Be able to deliver a high level of customer service

The role includes:

  • Preparation and cooking great food to a consistently high standard
  • Receiving and rotating stock
  • Maintaining high cleaning standards, including regular deep cleans
  • Working closely with the whole kitchen team

Gates was established in 1948 by Fred and Ivy Gates. The centre has expanded considerably over the years, but still retains its traditional family values of excellent customer service coupled with great value for money.

At Gates we pride ourselves on offering a high standard of food at a great price.

For more information please call Lee on 01664 454309. To apply please email Lee at restaurant@gatesgardencentre.co.uk


Front of House Team Member – Weekends

Part-time, Permanent, Weekends Only

NO EVENINGS

We are seeking a friendly and positive individual, who is passionate about hospitality to join our dedicated team, working weekends in our fast-paced 360 cover restaurant.

You will work alongside the front of house and kitchen team to deliver an exceptional customer experience.

The role includes:

  • Serving on the counter
  • Taking payments
  • Delivering food and drink to table
  • Maintaining high cleaning standards

The ideal candidate:

  • Have a positive and upbeat, can-do attitude
  • Be able to work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Able to deliver a consistently high level of customer service
  • Experience is beneficial but not essential. On job training is given, but a can-do attitude is a must for the job

Gates was established in 1948 by Fred and Ivy Gates. The centre has expanded considerably over the years, but still retains its traditional family values of excellent customer service coupled with great value for money.

At Gates we pride ourselves on offering a high standard of food at a great price.

For more information please call Lee on 01664 454309. To apply please email Lee at restaurant@gatesgardencentre.co.uk


For more information regarding positions currently available at Gates Garden Centre, please call in and ask at the tills or telephone us on 01664 454309.

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