Job Title:

Cook Staff – Urban Playground, Arndale Centre, Manchester


Manchester Arndale, other sites for training and working if required

Responsible to: 

Kitchen Manager, Urban Playground; Mellors Group


Variable based on experience. Up to £11.00 per hour / £22,880 per annum.

Main Purpose/Function of Job

To give quality service, both to customers and colleagues and to assist in the smooth running of The Urban Playground ‘The Butcher’ kitchen. To produce quality food and ensure its consistency. To apply and acquire experience and knowledge of specialist cooking skills relevant to The Butcher menu.

Main Duties/Tasks

  • Work under the supervision of the Urban Playground Kitchen Management Team.
  • Maintain high level of cleanliness throughout food preparation zones in line with company policies, laws and regulations.
  • To promote a helpful image to clients and give full co-operation to any customer requiring assistance without a prompt, caring and helpful attitude and to anticipate customer’s needs whenever possible, to enhance quality service and in turn enhance client satisfaction.
  • Work to kitchen brand and franchise guidelines.
  • To assist the Kitchen Supervisor and to participate in the production to ensure the food quality is of the highest standards.
  • Be an ambassador for the brand and providing feedback to ensure standards are always improving.

Qualities & Skills Required

  • Experienced in working in a kitchen and a part of a team.
  • Knowledge and awareness of food hygiene. Including current Food Hygiene qualifications.
  • Knowledge of culinary arts (preparing, cooking, presenting and serving food).
  • An appreciation of customer expectations and experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, hardworking and passionate about cooking.
  • Outstanding organisational and leadership skills.

Please send CVs with salary expectations to: [email protected]

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