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Thomas Franks are constantly evolving and opportunities are regularly available for like-minded people to join our teams. We are always looking for new talent, so if you would like to know more about these roles or indeed any further opportunities within the Company, please either apply to the contacts detailed below or alternatively, send your CV to jobs@thomasfranks.co.uk.

Executive Chef Manager – New Contract – Birmingham

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Job Information:

Executive Chef Manager Required – Birmingham Area – New Contract

£35,000 per annum, Monday-Friday, 52-week contract

Brand New B&I Restaurant Opening April 2018

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Executive Chef Manager to join Thomas Franks at one of our B&I partners in their new flagship location in the South West of Birmingham.

We are Thomas Franks, and we do things a little differently from other food service providers and our food is already freshly prepared and our menus are tailor made to suit each of our partners. Our business is built on reputation and recommendations. We pride ourselves on the best possible customer service experience. We put enthusiastic people into creative positions and we encourage individuality, professionalism and personality in all our customer service roles.

As a Thomas Franks Executive Chef Manager, you will need to be an innovative chef, and be proud to stand behind everything you create and serve. As well as possessing all of the skills and qualities above this specific partner is looking for someone dynamic and forward thinking, someone who can constantly change and think outside the box during the development stage. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside a growing company within a brand new state of the art restaurant and kitchen. You will be in at grassroots level and be working alongside our regional development chef and marketing team throughout the build. Going forward you will have operational support, and we in return would expect you to put your heart and soul into making this a centre of excellence for our company.

Key skills:

  • Excellent modern culinary craft skills.
  • Experience of managing a kitchen
  • A passion for food and service.
  • A strong and influential team player.
  • Receptive to the use of modern technology and a willingness to adapt to future change.
  • Great observational skills, attention to every detail and a high level of awareness.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that service level agreements are in place and that customer and client expectations are met.
  • Ensuring that catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and that safe systems of work are in place.
  • Managing, motivating and training the team.
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are followed.
  • Ensure that financial margins are being met from planning and ordering through to stock holding, consumption and waste.

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic Executive Chef Manager with a passion for fresh, nutritious and seasonal on trend food, the ideal candidate will be passionate about high quality standards and customer satisfaction. If you believe you meet the requirements and are looking for a position where you can grow and make a difference, we would be delighted to meet you.

Contact: Thomas Cuthbert
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Weekend Catering Assistant – Bagshot

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Saturdays – 4 hours

Job Information:

 

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

Weekend Catering Assistant (term-time only) – Prestigious School Location – £12.00 per hour

We currently have excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and effective General Catering Assistant who enjoys working on their own initiative to cover the catering responsibilities on a Saturday at this prestigious school location.

Saturday – hours of work will be variable depending on the times of hospitality events/match teas each week

The position will be supporting the Catering Team in providing high-quality catering services to the pupils and staff at this school location in accordance with all food hygiene, health and safety and other legislation

The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer skills and be focused on providing the best customer service experience.

If you have a great personality, preform to the highest standards in customer service coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile and always keen to learn more, then this is an excellent opportunity.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Catering Supervisor – Term time only – Gerrards Cross, Bucks

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work:

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

Catering Supervisor – Term-time only

We have an excellent opportunity for an effective & hard working Catering Supervisor. Within this role you would be expected to lead a team of 6 and delivering an exceptional customer service to our client & pupils within an independent school environment in accordance with all food hygiene, health and safety and other legislation.

Skills and knowledge required for this position are:

  • Excellent customer service skills to ensure that our customers have the best customer experience
  • Provide consistently exceptional standards of service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess strong organisation skills
  • Exceptional food and beverage knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • Previous experience in hospitality
  • Be confident in a customer focused environment
  • Can do attitude and a team player
  • To be able to direct staff and organise all events/hospitality

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 10.30am – 5.30pm, term time only. If you wanted more work though-out the school holidays, there is a variety of locations within Thomas Franks that you can also support at.

This is a position where development is encouraged and you would be given the opportunity to learn and develop within a growing company.

  • Uniform will be provided
  • Training will be provided
  • Meals on duty will be provided

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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Chef de Partie – Oxfordshire

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 5/7 40 per week

Job Information:

 

 

 

Chef de Partie – £24,000 per annum – Prestigious Location

We have a unique opportunity for you to join Thomas Franks at this very beautiful and prestigious location in Marcham, Oxfordshire.

Thomas Franks take pride and passion in creating fresh homemade food using local family owned suppliers and we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Chef de Partie to join us. You will be responsible for producing breakfast, lunch & a three course dinner daily on a considerate 5 over 7 rota pattern.

The ideal candidate must possess experience from within a similar position and have a working knowledge and passion for healthy, modern and creative cuisine. The position requires a calm individual with excellent communication skills and with the ability to create exciting dishes, using current food trends and seasonal fresh products.

Key skills:

  • Passionate about food and working with seasonal, high quality ingredients
  • Food focused
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous events and hospitality experience
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience is a similar role
  • Excellent team player
  • Must be up to date on modern, healthy food trends
  • Excellent knowledge of food hygiene, health and safety and allergens

Thomas Franks believe that nothing beats the thrill of working in a lively, close-knit catering team with talented, committed people. You will be working for one of the most unique catering companies around. You will have access to great produce at your fingertips, all fresh from local suppliers from which you will work with a team to create delicious tasting and beautifully presented food for our customers at this location.

Due to the rural location, applicants would need their own transport due to limited bus links.

All applicants will be required to complete a full trade test and must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Humphrey Sheppard
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Cellar/Wine Assistant – Knightsbridge, London

Salary: £9.90 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, 5/7 rota basis

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective individual.

There are 2 key aspects in this role;

60% of your role will be around stock and cellar management

  • Be in charge of all Beverage deliveries and placing them into the correct cellar
  • Restocking the freezer daily with ice cubes to ensure that ice cubes are ready for all services
  • Keep tidy and remove empty bottles from all areas of the club
  • Fold all boxes for the recycling
  • Complete the beverage transfers from department and input the data onto Jonas
  • Control the daily beverage stock
  • Control the humidity and temperature inside the cellar and report any issues to the Sommelier/duty manager
  • Cellar to be kept tidy at all times and all wines stored at the correct location
  • Place orders for wine, soft drinks and spirits
  • Create items on the computer systems for the sales
  • Create report analysis on beverage sales
  • Update the beverage stock take on Jonas
  • Update all daily, weekly and monthly forms
  • Answer any questions related to stock

40% service of your role will evolve around supporting the head sommelier and the Club

  • Supporting the sommelier during service periods
  • To support all other departments when required on shift rotation

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Arnoud Pagnier
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Waiting Staff – Knightsbridge, London

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Contract Type: Casual Hours of Work: As and When Required

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

 We currently have an excellent casual position for an effective Waiter/Waitress to work in a private membership club in central London.

Shifts will be 8 hours, working evening and/or weekends, and the hourly rate is £9.00 per hour. We are looking for a suitable candidate, with the following skills and experience;

  • Has a passion for giving great customer service
  • Ensure the pre service preparation is completed and ready for service and tidy at all times (e.g. polishing cutlery and plates, preparing the cheese trolley, linen and glasses etc.).
  • To greet and be polite to members and their guests at all times.
  • To ensure all tables are set up to the specified standards and ready for the service.
  • Serve members and their guests, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • To ensure the restaurant and service area are cleared completely at the end of service and left in an appropriate and specified manner.
  • Maintain the restaurant and ensure it is kept tidy when not in use.
  • To ensure a full knowledge of the menu and how to serve it correctly
  • To provide a high standard of plated service within a reasonable length of time.
  • To adhere to all company policies relating to Food Safety, Health and Safety issues.
  • To carry out any reasonable requests or additional tasks, within the Club if asked by the Manager/Supervisor.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An Identity & reference checks  will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Sonia Rafi
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Chef – Southgate, London

Salary: £12 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary (maternity cover) Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Job Information:

Chef Position, 35 hours per week

Temporary, Maternity Cover for 3-6 months

£12 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Chef to cover one of our independent School Nursey’s in Southgate. You will be working as part of the team cooking fresh, quality food for approximately 120 nursery children. You will be responsible for all diligence and ordering of ingredients to the menus provided at location and report daily to the Chef Manager at the partnering school a mile away.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Baking fresh food offer daily
  • Ensuring all temperature due diligence is completed and up to date
  • Ensuring all allergen due diligence is completed and up to date

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Matt Steadman
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Kitchen Porter – Sherborne

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

Kitchen Porter

20 hours per week, Term Time Only

Salary: £7.50 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Porter to assist in the smooth running of a busy kitchen in an Independent School in Sherborne. The hours of work are 20 hours per week, term time only however an additional 4 weeks are required.

We are looking for a hard-working individual to join the team. The ideal person will be expected to complete general washing up duties to include all tableware and kitchen equipment, dealing with stock deliveries and to ensure all the kitchen areas are kept clean and free from debris and conform to health and safety regulations.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Christine Leman
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General Catering Assistant – Oxford

Salary: £8.45 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 – 42.5 hours per week

Job Information:

General Catering Assistant/Barista – 37.5 hours – 42.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary – £8.45 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant, with barista experience who is passionate about high quality standards and customer satisfaction.

Duties to include: Basic food preparation, cleaning, serving customers, barista coffee service and supporting the team at the location.

The successful candidate must also be up to date with current trends, be highly organised and calm under pressure.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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General Catering Assistants – Northamptonshire

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 7am – 12 noon, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

We have excellent opportunities for both permanent and casual General Kitchen Assistants to work alongside the team at a busy location in Northampton.

The shift pattern for the permanent position is Monday to Friday, 7am – 12noon daily.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Basic food preparation
  • Counter service
  • Excellence customer interaction
  • Serving on the till
  • Restocking vending machines
  • Delivering hospitality
  • Cleaning

Benefits of the role include:

  • 20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Personal development
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Jo White
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Commis Chef – Islington, London

Salary: £8.25 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Commis chef at an independent Senior School in Islington.  Working within a small team you will assist the Chef Manager in helping to prepare the daily menu and salad bar plus tuck shop using a fresh food ethos, there is also varying amounts of hospitality to cater for.

This position is to work term time only, from Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Rob Findlater
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Catering Assistants – Northampton

Salary: £7.65 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Mon – Fri, 7am – 3pm OR 3pm – 7pm

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for 2 creative and effective Catering Assistants to work from Monday to Friday, from either 7am – 3pm or 3pm – 7pm.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Basic food preparation
  • Counter service
  • Excellence customer interaction
  • Serving on the till
  • Restocking vending machines
  • Cleaning

You will also be require to drive a van to deliver food to other sites and must hold a full, clean UK driving licence to be considered for this role.

Benefits of the role include:

  • 20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Personal development
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Angela Marnell
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Chef de Partie – New Contract – Havant, Hampshire

Salary: £10.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 per week

Job Information:

Chef de Partie – £10.00 per hour  – New Contract

We have a unique opportunity for you to join Thomas Franks at our new innovative location which has recently opened.

Thomas Franks take pride and passion in creating fresh homemade food using local family owned suppliers and we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Chef de Partie to join us, working Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

The ideal candidate must possess experience from within a similar position and have a working knowledge and passion for healthy, modern and creative cuisine. The position requires a calm individual with excellent communication skills and with the ability to create exciting dishes, using current food trends and seasonal fresh products.

Key skills:

·Passionate about food and working with seasonal, high quality ingredients

·Food focused

·Excellent communication skills

·Previous events and hospitality experience

·Minimum of 1 years’ experience is a similar role

·Excellent team player

·Must be up to date on modern, healthy food trends

·Excellent knowledge of food hygiene, health and safety and allergens

Thomas Franks believe that nothing beats the thrill of working in a lively, close-knit catering team with talented, committed people. You will be working for one of the most unique catering companies around. You will have access to great produce at your fingertips, all fresh from local suppliers from which you will work with a team to create delicious tasting and beautifully presented food for our customers at this location.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Commis Chef – Term time only – London

Salary: £10.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 per week

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

 

We currently have an excellent opportunity for talented Commis Chef at this prestigious independent school in South London. Become part of our wonderful team working term time only with the freshest ingredients to a high standard. Our location has a requirement for high quality hospitality. We also operate sixth form café and will be moving into a brand new kitchen and restaurant opening in 2018.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Marcus Crompton
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2 x Catering Assistants – Egham, Surrey

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work:

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

2 x Catering Assistants

We currently have an excellent opportunity for two creative and effective General Catering Assistants to work within a stunning business and industry location in Egham

1 x role at 37.5 hours per week working Monday to Friday

1 x role at 20 hours per week working Monday to Friday

Hourly rate £8.50 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Serving customers on the counter
  • Use of the till
  • Barista duties
  • Basic food preparation
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Meals on dutyAll applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.
  • Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.
Contact: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Kitchen Porter – Middlesex

Salary: £7.73 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Porter to assist in the smooth running of a busy kitchen in an Independent School in Northwood. The hours of work are 37.5 per week, Monday – Friday, term time only.

We are looking for a hard working individual to join the team. The ideal person will be expected to complete general washing up duties to include all tableware and kitchen equipment, dealing with stock deliveries and to ensure all the kitchen areas are kept clean and free from debris and conform to health and safety regulations.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Emma Philips
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Kitchen Assistant – Wallingford

Salary: £8.43 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 23 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Assistant to work within a prestigious school location in Wallingford, Oxon. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, to assist the Head Chef in catering for the students to a high standard.

23 hours per week, Term Time Only

Monday to Thursday: 10am – 3pm

Friday: 12pm – 3pm

Salary £8.43 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified.
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Paul Bennett
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Chef De Partie – Gerrards Cross

Salary: £11.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Term Time Only

Job Information:

Chef De Partie – 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, Term Time Only

Salary – £11.50 Per Hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef De Partie to work at an independent school in Gerrards Cross, where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery.

You will be required to work at our site where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery.  The ability to create exciting dishes & learn new skills, the successful candidate must be flexible, reliable and fun.  Duties will include food preparation & cooking to a high standard, cleaning, assisting with general food service, and extensive internal and external functions.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for creating high quality food
  • Maintaining high food safety and health and safety standards
  • Excellent team player

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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Sous Chef – Gerrards Cross

Salary: £12.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Job Information:

Sous Chef – 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Salary – £12.50 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative Sous Chef to work within a prestigious school location in Gerrard’s Cross.

Responsibilities

  • Managing, motivating and training the team.
  • Food Preparation
  • Responsible for stock taking, stock control, stock rotation and ordering.
  • Menu planning and accurate costing.
  • Budget control, ensuring company standards are adhered to and wastage controlled.
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to. This opportunity is perfect for a passionate and creative food lover and people manager.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. A full trade test will be required for all chef roles. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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General Assistant – Cheltenham

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 10am – 3pm

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Assistant to work within a business and industry location in Cheltenham. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is flexible in their duties to assist the Head Chef in catering for a busy office environment.

25 hours per week from Monday to Friday, 10am-3pm

Salary – £8.50 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Serve customers on the counter
  • Use the coffee machine
  • Handle cash and operate a till.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Free parking

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Gill Lacey
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Temporary General Assistant – Trentham Lakes, Stoke-On-Trent

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary to cover sickness Hours of Work: 18 hours per week

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a hard working and effective General Assistant to work within a business and industry location in Trentham. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is flexible in their duties to assist the Head Chef in catering for a busy office environment.

Please note this is a temporary position to cover a period of sickness absence, working 18 hours per week, at a rate of £7.50 per hour.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Serve customers on the counter
  • Handle cash and operate a till.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Free parking

The successful candidate will be able to start as soon as possible. All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Mel Paget
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Breakfast Chef – Trowbridge

Salary: £8.30 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 7.30am – 2.30pm, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Breakfast Chef Required

Hours: 7.30am – 2.30pm, Monday to Friday

Rate of Pay: £8.30 per hour

Thomas Franks have an exciting opportunity for a creative and hardworking Breakfast Chef to assist the Chef Manager in the smooth running of a breakfast shift in a busy production kitchen at this thriving Business and Industry location.

Skills Required:

  • Competent commis/breakfast chef or similar level required.
  • Customer service experience essential.
  • Cash handling experience preferred.
  • Vending machine experience helpful.
  • Team player essential.
  • Will be expected to support the manager for lunch service and any other duties required.
  • Will be required to cook and prepare a wide range of dishes for the Breakfast service.
  • Food hygiene level 2 an advantage however training will be provided.

 

 

Benefits of the role will include:

  • 20 days paid holiday per year, plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Clare Brown
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General Assistant – Melksham, Wiltshire

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Assistant to work within a business and industry location in Melksham. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is flexible in their duties to assist the Head Chef in catering for a busy office environment.

25 hours per week, salary £7.50 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Serve customers on the counter
  • Use the coffee machine
  • Handle cash and operate a till.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Free parking

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Simon Thatcher
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General Catering Assistant – Oxford

Salary: £8.45 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant, with barista experience to join a thriving team in Oxford working 30 hours per week from Monday to Friday.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer skills and be able to work well in a team and under pressure.

Duties of the role include:

  • Food Preparation
  • Cleaning of dining and servery areas
  • Serving of customers
  • Barista coffee service

Benefits of the role include:

  • Free Parking
  • Training Provided
  • Uniform Provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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Chef de Partie – Reading, Berkshire

Salary: £22,425 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, 5/7 rota basis

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef De Partie Working 5 days from 7, 40 hours per week on  a shift rota basis with shifts either 6.00am – 2.30pm or 11.00am – 7.30/8.00pm.

You will be required to work at our site where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery.  The ability to create exciting dishes & learn new skills, the successful candidate must be flexible, reliable and fun.  Duties will include food preparation & cooking to a high standard, cleaning, assisting with general food service, and extensive internal and external functions.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Tristan Matthews
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Chef De Partie – Banbury

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Term Time Only

Job Information:

Chef De Partie – 40 hours per week, 5/7 days, Term Time Only

£11.00 Per Hour

Salary is negotiable dependent on experience

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef De Partie to work at an independent school in Banbury, where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery. You will have the ability to create exciting dishes & learn new skills. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to produce fresh food for the daily service and must be flexible, reliable and fun. Duties will include food preparation, cooking to a high standard, cleaning, assisting with general food service and extensive internal and external functions.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for creating high quality food
  • Maintaining high food safety and health and safety standards
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent team player

At this independent school you will be providing a breakfast, lunch and dinner service for approximately 400 pupils and 100 staff. The school hold a high volume of functions, match teas and hospitality on a regular basis. In this role there are opportunities within the company to progress, train and build on your own existing skills as a chef.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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Kitchen Assistant – Epsom

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Assistant to work within a prestigious school location in Epsom. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is flexible in their duties to assist the Head Chef in catering for a small number of students to a high standard. The role will be term time only however there is the possibility for over time on occasion.

20 hours per week, Term Time Only

Salary £7.50 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified.
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Adrian Feasey
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Mobile General Assistant – Essex/Kent

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 20 hours per week

Job Information:

Mobile General Assistant – 20 hours per week Monday to Friday

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and effective Mobile General Assistant in the Essex and Kent area.

The role will provide the opportunity for the successful candidate to work within a variety of teams and be able to train others in this role once sufficiently trained to do so. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer skills, have a friendly can-do attitude and be focused on providing the best customer service experience.

All applicants must have a clean UK driving licence and be able to drive on Motorways around the Essex and Kent area.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Preparing basic food for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices
  • Completing Level 2 Food Safety and Health and Safety training provided by Thomas Franks
  • Operating cleaning equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to
  • Serving customers, clients, visitors and guests providing excellent customer service standards
  • Working in a team

Benefits Include:

  • Free parking
  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Steve Morris
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Food Service Assistant – New Contract – Fareham, Hampshire

Salary: £8.05 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40/35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Catering Assistant / Food Service Assistant / General Assistant / Front of House Assistant

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Food Service Assistants to join this prestigious new Business and Industry location in Fareham.

The details for this position are:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 40 hours & 35 hour per week positions available
  • Salary £8.05 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service
  • Following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business, in line with specified standards and good hygiene, safety and customer service principles.
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to. Properly clean and store equipment for food and beverage service & preparation.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Serve customers, clients, visitors and guests in line with set service standards and
  • Operate cash tills accurately, employing all procedures as directed for the correct, hygienic and honest handing of cash/credit sales.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • 20 days paid holiday per annum pro rata

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Front of House Supervisor – Shaftesbury

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 30 hours per week, 5/7

Job Information:

 

Front of House Supervisor

Thomas Franks are looking for a Front of House Supervisor to work in a busy and demanding team in a large Independent School location based in Shaftesbury.

This position will be supporting the Catering Team in planning, organising and providing high-quality catering services to the visitors and staff of this location in accordance with all food hygiene, health and safety and other legislation.

An approachable and customer focused personality is essential as is a flexible ‘can-do’ approach, and consistent smile.  This role will oversee all hospitality to include – summer ball, match teas, governors lunches, PTA association events, day to day catering requirements within a busy school location.

Skills and knowledge required for this position are:

  • Excellent customer service skills to ensure that our customers have the best customer experience
  • Provide consistently high standards of service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess strong organisation skills
  • Exceptional food and beverage knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • Previous experience in hospitality
  • Be confident in a customer focused environment
  • Can do attitude and a team player
  • Computer knowledge, some admin required
  • Help with food ordering and stock take
  • To be able to direct staff and organize all events
  • Any wedding / big events experience would be beneficial

The location provides extensive hospitality for  the school and visitors in an environment where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding and innovative service delivery. This role will be supervising the delivery of extensive hospitality throughout the School, this role will be a working 30 hours per week, 5/7, with the opportunity to possibly work overtime to cover sickness and events.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on excellent standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with passion, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant contract catering company who pride themselves in excellence.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

 

Contact: Simon Owens
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Chef de Partie – New Contract – Wimbledon, London

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Chef de Partie – £24,000 per annum – New Contract

We have a unique opportunity for you to join Thomas Franks at our new innovative and trendy location in Wimbledon which opens on 27 November 2017.

Thomas Franks take pride and passion in creating fresh homemade food using local family owned suppliers and we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Chef de Partie to join us, working Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

The ideal candidate must possess experience from within a similar position and have a working knowledge and passion for healthy, modern and creative cuisine. The position requires a calm individual with excellent communication skills and with the ability to create exciting dishes, using current food trends and seasonal fresh products.

Key skills:

·Passionate about food and working with seasonal, high quality ingredients

·Food focused

·Excellent communication skills

·Previous events and hospitality experience

·Minimum of 1 years’ experience is a similar role

·Excellent team player

·Must be up to date on modern, healthy food trends

·Excellent knowledge of food hygiene, health and safety and allergens

Thomas Franks believe that nothing beats the thrill of working in a lively, close-knit catering team with talented, committed people. You will be working for one of the most unique catering companies around. You will have access to great produce at your fingertips, all fresh from local suppliers from which you will work with a team to create delicious tasting and beautifully presented food for our customers at this location.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

 

Contact: Petra Rag;am
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Catering Assistant – Barnsley

Salary: £7.69 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent and Casual Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, 5/7 days on a rota basis

Job Information:

 

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an effective Catering Assistant to join a busy and close-knit team in an Independent College in Barnsley working 25 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis.

Duties of the role include:

  • Basic Food Handling
  • Serving of customers
  • Cash handling at till point
  • Cleaning of dining and servery areas
  • Washing up

Benefits of the role include:

  • 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

We also have some casual positions available, working on a casual basis.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Amanda Darry
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Chef De Partie – Solihull

Salary: £9.00 per hour, term time only, 174 term days, plus holiday

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Commis Chef to work within our existing team of chefs producing fresh and vibrant food for up to 1200 pupils and staff to exacting standards for one of the area’s premier independent schools. The hours will be from 8am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Lesley Topham
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Commis Chef – Beaconsfield

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Commis Chef in a prestigious independent school in Beaconsfield. Working 37.5 hours per week, term time only, you will be working alongside our existing Chefs producing fresh vibrant food for the pupils and staff.

Key skills: –

  • Passionate about food and working with seasonal, high quality ingredients
  • Food focused
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Excellent knowledge of food hygiene, health and safety and allergens

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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Catering Assistant – Beaconsfield

Salary: £8.20 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Catering Assistant to join a thriving team in a prestigious, Independent School in Beaconsfield.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified.
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business, in line with specified standards and good hygiene, safety and customer service principles.
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to. Properly clean and store equipment for food and beverage service & preparation.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Serve customers, clients, visitors and guests in line with set service standards and
  • Operate cash tills accurately, employing all procedures as directed for the correct, hygienic and honest handing of cash/credit sales.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.
  • Prepare laundry to be collected and put away clean laundry when required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Free parking
  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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General Assistant – Ludlow, Shropshire

Salary: £7.66 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Assistant to work alongside the team at a busy School location in Ludlow. Working Tuesday to Saturday, offering 25 hours per week hours working flexible times, term time only with overtime available.

The working pattern for this position is as follows:

  • Tuesday – 12pm – 4.30pm
  • Wednesday – 10am – 6pm
  • Thursday – 12pm – 4.30pm
  • Saturday – 10am – 6pm

With training and uniform provided, ideally with previous experience of catering, or the ability to learn new skills, the successful candidate must be flexible, reliable and fun.

Duties to include: Basic food preparation, delivering buffets, setting up the counters and service area, serving customers, general cleaning, clearing tables.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Term time only working
  • Free parking
  • Personal development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

Contact: Wayne Evans
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Kitchen Porter – London

Salary: £7.80 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 32.5 hours

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Porter to assist in the smooth running of a busy kitchen in an Independent School in Dulwich. The hours of work are 32.5 per week, term time only.

We are looking for a hard working individual to join the team. The ideal person will be expected to complete general washing up duties to include all tableware and kitchen equipment, dealing with stock deliveries and to ensure all the kitchen areas are kept clean and free from debris and conform to health and Safety regulations.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Katrina Browne
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Chef de Partie – Term time only – Pontefract, W Yorkshire

Salary: £15,750 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Job Information:

 

Thomas Franks take pride and passion in creating fresh homemade food using local family own suppliers and we currently have a fantastic Chef de Partie opportunity in a prestigious school near Pontefract, West Yorkshire.

Chef de Partie – Term time only

The ideal candidate must possess experience within a similar position. The position requires a strong calm leader with excellent communication skills and with the ability to create menus using current food trends and seasonal fresh products.

The role will involve working within a team of 23, including 5 Chefs, working 5/7 – 42 weeks per annum. Assisting in the food production for 500 daily lunches for staff and pupils each day and approximately 130 breakfast and suppers.

Key skills:

  • Passionate about food and working with seasonal, high quality ingredients
  • Food focused
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience is a similar role
  • Excellent team player
  • Excellent knowledge of food hygiene, health and safety and allergensThomas Franks believe that nothing beats the thrill of working in a lively, close-knit catering team with talented, committed people. You will be working for one of the most unique catering companies around. You will have access to great produce at your fingertips, all fresh from local suppliers from which you will work with a team to create delicious tasting and beautifully presented food for the pupils and staff at this prestigious school.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Amanda Darry
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