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Catering Jobs

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, boxing day and the 27th December 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 frankie@gatesgardencentre.co.uk


Seasonal Cook/Chef – September to January

Full and Part Time, September to January. Permanent also available.

NO EVENINGS

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

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have previous experience as a Cook / Chef
  • 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 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

Benefits:

  • Discounted food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Store discounts

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 contact Matt on 01664 452837.

To apply please email your covering letter and CV to Matt Jenkinson at restaurant@gatesgardencentre.co.uk


Catering Assistants

Full-time, part-time and weekend permanent positions available. Seasonal work also available.

No Evenings

We are looking for friendly and positive individuals, who are passionate about hospitality, to join our dedicated catering.

You will be working 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:

  • Able to work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Be able 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

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site free parking

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 contact Matt on 01664 452837.

To apply please email your covering letter and CV to Matt Jenkinson at restaurant@gatesgardencentre.co.uk


Kitchen Porter

Full-time or Part-time, Permanent

We currently have vacancies for Full-Time and Part-Time Kitchen Porters, working a minimum of 16 hours per week, to include weekends

The ideal candidate:

  • Professional and well presented
  • Able to communicate clearly with people at all levels
  • A self-motivated team player, who can work unsupervised in a busy and fast paced environment

Applicants should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times

Benefits:

  • Discounted food
  • On-site free parking

Daytime hours only – no split shifts and no evening work

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.

For more information please contact Matt on 01664 452837.

To apply please email your covering letter and CV to Matt Jenkinson 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.