Kitchen Leader

    Website The Frothy Bike Co.

    Are you an experienced chef looking the freedom of working for an independent? Or a passionate food professional tired of working late nights and looking for a lifestyle change? If so, this role could be for you…

    The Frothy Bike Company is a startup bike shop, workshop, licenced café & event space coming to Dumfries in Spring 2019. We are looking for an enthusiastic and customer focused food professional to lead our kitchen.

    Under the same roof, the cafe will compliment the shop, set in a friendly environment, appealing and catering for everyone who walks through the door. The cafe focus will be on serving a select menu of hearty, healthy, locally sourced food for everyone, catering for all manner of dietary requirements.

    With the support of the business owner and Cafe Team Leader, the successful candidate will be asked to develop the brunch/lunch menu on a seasonal basis as well as bring new ideas for specials and occasional evening events.

    Personal attributes

    Enthusiastic to run their own kitchen
    Bursting with menu ideas to suit a wide audience
    Personable and responsible attitude to teamwork
    Environmental and cost conscious

    Key skills required
    • Minimum of 2 years professional kitchen experience
    • Educated to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 or have gained suitable qualification through experience
    • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the workings of a commercial kitchen
    • Set up and manage food safety management system (HACCP) and be REHIS Level 2 or equivalent
    • Experienced in budget management, purchasing and developing supplier relationships.

    We have two positions available to fill the role covering 9.30 – 14:30, 7 days per week.

    It is envisaged that one role will fill 5 days and the other 2.5 days on rotation (half a day overlap), however this can be rearranged to suit the best candidates. Salary dependent on experience.

    There will be the opportunity for very occasional evening work for events and there may be scope to extend one role to baking sweet and savory treats for the cafe.

    The Frothy Bike Co will do everything possible to support the successful candidate in their role and as a small company we believe in nurturing a great, friendly team working environment overall with a strong emphasis on positive values and behaviours. If you think you would fit into this environment and want to apply, please send us a CV and covering letter detailing the following information;

    Why you wish to work for The Frothy Bike Co.
    Days/hours available to work
    Deadline 10th March midnight. Email your application to

    For any queries or to discuss this role further, contact Ross on 07842875123.

    Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK and provide evidence of such upon request. Applicants will also be required to provide contact details for suitable references.

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