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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.

General Assistants – Northampton

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Various

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for 2 General Kitchen Assistants to work alongside the team at a busy location in Northampton.

With training and uniform provided, an affable and conscientious assistant is required to work at our site where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery.  Ideally with previous experience of catering, or the ability to learn new skills, the successful candidate must be flexible, reliable and fun.

Position 1 – 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday

Position 2 – 6.30am – 2.30pm, Monday to Friday

Duties will include:-

  • Basic food preparation
  • Setting up the counters and service area
  • Cash handling
  • Serving customers
  • General cleaning
  • Delivery of hospitality & food trolley
  • Clearing tables
  • Dealing with stock control.

Benefits of the role include:-

  • 20 days paid annual leave per annum
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Personal development

Thomas Franks pride themselves on excellent standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with passion, 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 who pride themselves in excellence.

All positions are subject to satisfactory identity and reference checks.

Contact: Jo White
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Commis Chef – Brack Mills Ind. Est., Northampton

Salary: £13,923 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 11am – 6.30pm

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 whose main duties will include:

  • The preparation, presentation and service of food items for the staff and functions, to quality standards set
  • To ensure that all food storage, preparation and service of all foods meet the temperature guidelines stipulated in the Food Safety Act 1995 and to record all food temperatures.
  • Assistance in ensuring that all menu items, are available throughout service times, and that food service staff are aware of correct portion sizes in accordance with main production plan.
  • To ensure that all orders for food and non food items are placed in accordance with the company approved suppliers.
  • To assist in the review of menus and overall development of the food offer.
  • Ensuring the kitchen and dining room areas are secured at the end of the evening and all equipment is switched off and secure
  • Maintaining a neat and tidy appearance at all times, observing standards of personal hygiene as specified in the Food Hygiene Regulations 1974 and the Food Safety Act 1990

Benefits of the role include:

  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided
  • Free Parking
  • Personal development

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: Angela Marnell
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Evening Chef Supervisor – Stoke on Trent

Salary: £8.89 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 30 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 Chef/Supervisor  to work, alongside a hard-working team in Trentham, Stoke.

Our Chefs are expected to deliver outstanding quality, variety and service, utilising creativity, food knowledge, skill and innovation to provide the best food service possible within an agreed budget. Previous experience is essential as you will be catering for ,staff, visitors and occasional internal functions .

Benefits of the role:

  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided

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 team.

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this full-time role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the recruitment process.

Contact: Mel Paget
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Food Service Assistant – Cheltenham

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 17.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Food Service Assistant

17.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£8.50 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Food Service Assistant to work within a business and industry location in Cheltenham.

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
  • 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.  Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process

Contact: Christine Leman
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General Assistant – Andover

Salary: £8.80 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work:

Job Information:

General Assistant

£8.80 per hour

Part Time, Term Time Only

Position One:                                      Position Two:            

Monday 5.30pm – 8.00pm                Monday 12noon – 5pm

Tuesday 5.30pm – 8.00pm                Tuesday 12noon- 7pm

Wednesday 5.30pm – 8.00pm          Wednesday 12noon- 5pm

Thursday 5.30pm – 8.00pm               Thursday 12noon – 7pm

Friday 5.30pm – 8.00pm                     Friday 12noon- 5pm

Saturday 7.00am – 5.00pm

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 creative and effective General Assistants to join a team within a Prestigious School location in Andover. The successful candidates will be supporting a busy team catering for around 500 pupils and staff.

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:

  • 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.

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: Aaron Thompson
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Catering Assistant – Wokingham

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 30 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

Catering Assistant

30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

£7.83 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an effective and hardworking Catering Assistant to join a busy team of 7 in an Independent School in Wokingham.

Duties of the role include:

  • Basic Food Preparation
  • Serving and interacting with staff and pupils
  • Cash handling at till point
  • Cleaning of dining and servery areas
  • Washing up
  • Supporting with match teas and parent’s events

Benefits of the role include:

  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided

The hours of work are flexible and can be discussed during the interview process.

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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Chef Manager – New Contract – Walton on Thames

Salary: £26,000 per annum

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.

Talented Chef Manager looking to work term time only and deliver amazing food for our client in this small independent school near Walton on Thames.

Key skills required to be successful in this role would an ability to work with fresh food only, delivering excellence on a daily basis. To be a real team player and lead from the front and to inspire and lead a small team. Perfect role for someone wanting to take the next step from a Head Chef into Chef Management. There is an expectation that the successful candidate would be able to be flexible in their hours Monday to Friday so as to enable two slightly later evenings per week (5:00).

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: Amal Sasiskumar
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Catering Assistants – Egham, surrey

Salary: £8.50 to £9.50 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.

We are looking for a creative individual to take on the role of Catering assistant in our wonderful staff restaurant in Egham. This is a fantastic opportunity for a people focussed individual who is keen to be seen as the face of our catering operation, with an engaging personality.

The ideal candidate will have a strong focus on customer service, ensuring our customers an excellent customer experience when visiting the restaurant. We are looking for a catering assistant / barrista or who has the personality and skills to interact with our customers, make amazing coffee and help in our kitchen.

The role will be varied to include running the coffee section food preparation, cash handling, customer service, general kitchen hygiene and hospitality deliveries. This is a truly lovely location to work in and you will be joining a happy and creative catering team.

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:
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Sous Chef – New Contract – Wimbledon

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 per 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 a fantastic opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our established team, in our trendy and innovative Café in Wimbledon, feeding around 300 employees per day and 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.

Contact: Alison Ryan
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Kitchen Assistant – Term time only – Bagshot

Salary: £8.43 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 28 hrs per week, Monday to Friday, Term time only

Job Information:

Kitchen Assistant – Term-time only

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Assistant to work within a prestigious school location in Bagshot. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is flexible in their duties to assist the Chef in catering and serving pupils and teachers to a high standard. The role will be term time only.

28 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

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: Aidan Ross
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Assistant Chef – Bedford

Salary: £8.00 – £9.00 per hour, dependent on experience

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

Job Information:

Assistant Chef

20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

7.30am to 11.30am

£8.00 – £9.00 per hour, dependent on experience

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 Assistant Chef to cover a period of absence, alongside a hard-working team in a prestigious school location in Bedford. It is anticipated that the position will be for a period of 3 months and all candidates must be available to start as soon as possible.

Our Chefs are expected to deliver outstanding quality, variety and service, utilising creativity, food knowledge, skill and innovation to provide the best food service possible within an agreed budget. Previous experience is essential as you will be catering for pupils, staff, visitors and occasional internal functions.

Benefits of the role:

  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided

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 team.

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this full-time role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the recruitment 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: Mike Prichard
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Chef Manager – Term-time only – Hampshire

Salary: £20,000 to £22,000

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 a creative and effective Chef Manager, working as part of a small team who will deliver lunches for pupils and staff plus a wraparound breakfast and after school service plus afternoon match teas.

 

We are seeking an individual capable of creating exciting menu options, healthy snacks, match teas and expanding the current hospitality/events at the school.

 

The successful candidate will have in depth knowledge of the hospitality industry; ideally in an educational or similar setting. You will also have proven experience of managing and motivating a catering team and producing fresh, modern and high-quality home cooked meals within budgetary guidelines. A ‘Can do’ attitude, flexibility and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

 

Key skills:-

 

  • Cooking all food from scratch using the freshest ingredients
  • Building and developing Client Relationships
  • Implementing all company Health and Safety and Food Safety
  • Leading, training and motivating the onsite team members
  • Food costings and menu development, ensuring strong budgetary control
  • Delivering an excellent food service
  • Excellent understanding of nutrition and allergen controls
  • Able to deliver innovative food creations in line with the Clients expectations

 

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: Aidan Ross
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Weekend Chef – Ludlow

Salary: £13.85 per hour

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

Job Information:

Weekend Chef

20 hours per week, Saturday and Sunday, Term Time

£13.85 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. Our Chefs are the heart and soul of our kitchens!

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and exceptional Chef to work in a highly prestigious School in Ludlow. An enthusiasm for fresh seasonal ingredients is essential.

The role will be to cover the weekend boarding ensuring all food service and health & safety objectives are achieved successfully. The successful candidate would need to have excellent standards in all aspects of fresh food preparation, have supervisory experience, be pro-active, a team player, good communicator and be efficient, flexible and reliable. As well as passion, confidence and culinary flair, you’ll have experience of leading the kitchen in the absence of the Chef Manager.

Therefore, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate: –

  • A genuine passion for food with the finest fresh ingredients to ensure the highest standards of food and presentation is met at all times.
  • The ability to support the Chef Manager and taking control of ordering, due diligence systems and kitchen management.
  • Ability to run a kitchen
  • To adhere to set standards and HACCP, Health & Safety etc at all times.
  • To assist in the design and production of menus.
  • Make sure that all service requirements are covered through planning of staff, food ordering
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to respond positively and promptly to requests from customers and clients

If you have a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we look forward to hearing from you.

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: Moorpark School
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Catering Assistant – Ludlow

Salary: £7.75 per hour

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

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Catering Assistant to work alongside the team at a busy School location in Ludlow. Working Tuesday to Saturday, offering 35 hours per week, working flexible times, term time only with overtime available.

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

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 based on conviction or other information revealed.

Contact: Moorpark School
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Kitchen Assistant – Gerrards Cross

Salary: £7.83 per hour

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

Job Information:

Kitchen Assistant

40 hours per week, Term Time Only, Monday to Friday

£7.83 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen Assistant to work within a prestigious school location in Gerrard’s Cross.

Duties of the role include:

  • Serving customers on the counter
  • Use of the till
  • 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:

  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals on duty provided

This is an opportunity for someone looking to get into the catering industry and with hard work and commitment there is the opportunity to work your way up through the company. Training will be given for the role and any other trained deemed necessary within your development.

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: Ann Dilinchev
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General Assistant – Trowbridge

Salary: £8.00 per hour

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

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Assistant to work within a business and industry location in Trowbridge. 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.

7:00am until 2:30pm, Monday – Friday

£8.00 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.

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: Bridget Rice
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Food Service Assistant – Havant

Salary: £8.05 per hour

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

Job Information:

Food Service Assistant

20 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£8.05 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 and effective Food Service Assistants to join this prestigious new Business and Industry location in Havant.

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.

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: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Catering Manager – Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire

Salary: £45,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: As Required

Job Information:

We have an excellent opportunity for a General Catering Manager to lead the catering team within a prestigious independent boarding school in Henley on Thames.  As General Catering Manager you will take full responsibility for all elements of the Catering function which will includes  managing and controlling an agreed annual budget, overall responsibility for a team of 20 staff , overseeing menu compilation including special diets and nutritional expectations  for 400 pupils and staff daily. The school also prides itself on an excellent standard of both internal and external hospitality services and events including weddings, civil ceremonies, dinners, speech days and the full range of internal hospitality and services expected from a busy independent school. Experience within the education sector is desirable although not essential.

Thomas Franks have a passion for outstanding food and exemplary service. It will be the General Manager’s responsibility to ensure food and service standards are delivered daily, utilising their own passion, creative flair, attention to detail and outstanding leadership skills, to inspire and motivate a keen, established team.

The Manager’s role demands a keen understanding of contemporary food and service, a good knowledge of banqueting and event management and excellent customer service skills, coupled with an aptitude for staff development/craft training and team building. As the day-to-day client contact, an approachable and customer focused personality is essential as is a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude and a consistent smile. The ability to demonstrate effective leadership skills and an aptitude for strong budget control and administration will also be key.

A satisfactory enhanced DBS check is will also be required for any successful candidate. Minimum Level III Food Safety Training is required (but will be provided). Relevant experience with managing a large team and good quality functions and events is essential. Some experience as a senior chef would be desirable but not essential and an understanding of nutrition would also be an advantage.

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this full-time role, year round role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

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 team.

As an organisation using the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the CRB 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: Alison Ryan
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Front of House Supervisor – Sherborne, Dorset

Salary: £8.50 per hour

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

Job Information:

Front of House Supervisor

40 hours per week

£8.50 per hour

Thomas Franks are looking for a Front of House Supervisor to work in a Prestigious Independent School location in Sherborne, Dorset.

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.

The basic duties are as follow: –

  • To manage & supervise all front of house staff
  • Carrying out general catering duties such as basic food prep, setting up counters, cleaning beverage machines and service areas.
  • Setting up for hospitality events
  • Complete all relevant due diligence related to the role
  • A flexible ‘can-do’ approach and the ability to deliver consistent excellence with a genuine smile, is essential. We are looking for a Front of House Supervisor with excellent customer service skills, someone who has a pride in their work and a strong emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Some administration required

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: Lizanne Marais
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General Catering Assistant – Stafford

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 5/7 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.

General Catering Assistant – 35 hours per week –flexible hours

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant to work within a business and industry location. Thomas Franks are looking to recruit a general catering assistant to be part of a small foodie team to provide excellent standards in customer service.

Hours of work – 5/7 35 hours per week, variable working pattern

Duties of the role will include:

  • Serving customers on the counter
  • Use of the till
  • 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 duty

All 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: Andy Keefe
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General Catering Assistant – Term-time only – London

Salary: £7.58 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 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.

General Catering Assistant – 25 hours per week (9.30 to 2.30), Monday to Friday, Term-time only

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant to work within a prestigious school location . Thomas Franks are looking to recruit a general catering assistant to be part of a small foodie team to provide excellent standards in customer service.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Serving pupils, teachers and visitors on the counter
  • 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 duty

All 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.

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: Sarah Kempton
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General Catering Assistant – Term time only – Oxfordshire

Salary: £8.20 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5, 5/7

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.

General Catering Assistant – 37.5 hours per week, 5/7, Term-time only

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant to work within a prestigious school location . Thomas Franks are looking to recruit a general catering assistant to be part of a small foodie team to provide excellent standards in customer service.

Hours of work – 37.5 hours per week, 5/7

Duties of the role will include:

  • Serving pupils, teachers and visitors on the counter
  • 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 duty

All 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.

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: Mark Higgins
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Kitchen Porter – Term Time only – South West London

Salary: £9.75 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday, 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.

Kitchen Porter – Term time only

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 South West London. 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: Marcus Crompton
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Chef/Catering Manager – Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: As required

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Chef/Catering Manager is required for a prestigious educational contract in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

£28,000 per annum, term time only contract

Thomas Franks are a leading independent contract caterer with a reputation for excellence, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Catering Manager in a Prestigious School Location in Shrewsbury, to manage the catering function at this school, which includes restaurant style dining and boarding, extensive hospitality, including fine dining events and external catering functions.

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, hands on Catering 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.

The position is to oversee the catering function for the students and teachers daily in a restaurant style setting, which provides vibrant and exciting choices for the breakfast, mid-morning snacks, lunch and Supper including all other schools catering requirements. The lunch service and Supper will be cooking for approximately 250 on a daily basis.

Key Skills:-

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Qualified Chef
  • Previous banqueting fine dining experience
  • You will be responsible for the whole catering team, managing both back and front of house operations on site reporting directly to the Operations Manager. Your day to day contact will be with our Client and you will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills, building and nurturing a strong client relationship.
  • The menu’s at this location will reflect the current market, being innovative and appealing to the students and be on trend paying attention to healthy eating. Other duties will include managing the location budgets (previous accounts experience is required), food safety, HACCP, health and safety, staff training, payroll, accounts and administration
  • The ideal candidate will have proven experience as a Chef Manager or Catering Manager, ideally within the education sector and be financially astute. They will also have training from a craft background and have the skills and knowledge in this area to lead a successful Catering Team.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS certificate, identity and references checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the recruitment process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) 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 Flounders
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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