The Avenue Cookery School is an expanding, small but mighty family-run company that teaches cooking to all ages and abilities. We are a fun small team bursting with energy and drive, who are seeking a like-minded, fluent English speaker to join our team ASAP.
We are looking for a new team/family member who is a hard-working, confident foodie that can share their passion and cooking knowledge with others in a fun and relaxed way. A multitask-er, who can get their head down and work quickly and efficiently while being easy going, friendly and not being afraid to muck in and get their hands dirty. We are straightforward and to the point so need someone who can take constructive criticism and can be honest and open back. Great future opportunities for the right person as we are looking for someone to expand with us!
The role will include a number of teaching/cooking duties both as an assistant and being solely in charge, as well as general business related responsibilities, including working alongside the office team to expand class/recipe and marketing ideas.
Mis en place
Demonstrating and running classes
Helping and guiding students
Helping with general kitchen upkeep, including washing up and deep cleaning
Trialing other chefs
Training new chefs and KP's
Some social media management
Liaising with the office team on new class ideas and food trends
Thinking of new partnerships and contacting potential affiliates
Typing up menu's
Doing fairs in order to promote the business
Amazing verbal communicator
Ideally a quick typist
Attention to detail
Good knowledge/passion for food
Ability to cope with busy and challenging environments and work to fast deadlines
Strong organisational and prioritising skills
Fun and upbeat
Ability to work independently and as a team
A people person
Trustworthy and steadfast
Resourceful, proactive, innovative thinker
Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally
Hard working and the want to help grow an ever-growing business!!!
PAYMENT & PERKS
£22k per annum
28 Days Holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
Meals provided when working
Due to some late nights and varying hours, ideally you would live in the South West London area. We need someone who can be flexible with working hours and can work weekdays/nights/weekends/bank holidays etc.
PLEASE make your application personal and specific to the job and addressed to Sophie - we will not read past the first line if it is a generic email - we are a personal company and want to work with like-minded people.The Avenue Cookery School is a funky, fun business that has been running for over 14 years teaching cooking to all ages and abilities!
No formal teaching experience needed, just good communication skills, approachability and willingness to share your passion and learn The Avenue way! We don’t expect everyone to have the broad range of skills that we teach as you will be teaching and learning as you go along.