Now recruiting: Full time permanent Chef
Work at multi award winning Holiday Parks
Celtic Holiday Parks is an award winning Holiday Park company based in Pembrokeshire, with 3 Holiday Parks within the south of the County. Celtic offers a combination of holiday rental accommodation including glamping, luxury lodges and static caravans, the Charlie’s brand of restaurants based at each Park, together with swimming pools, gyms and Celtic Wellbeing beauty and fitness – all of which are also open to the public.
Currently holding the accolade of “Best Caravan and Glamping in Wales” (National Tourism Awards) Celtic Holiday Parks provide outstanding holiday experiences, for both owners and guests, creating boutique hotel style facilities within a holiday park environment. Providing high quality employment is important to us.
We are proud of our conservation status and our location within Pembrokeshire. We look forward to welcoming an equally outstanding chef to our team at Charlie’s Restaurants and Bars.
Role Title: Chef
Location: Charlie’s Restaurants and Bars based at the following locations:
Charlie’s Celtic Tavern at Noble Court Holiday Park and Celtic Escapes, Redstone Road, Narberth, Pembrokeshire. SA67 7ES
Charlie’s Restaurant and Bar, Croft Country Park, Reynalton, Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire. SA68 OPE
Explore our website for further details on each Park and facilities.
Salary: from £13.00 per hour upwards (depending on experience – to be discussed at interview)
Hours: 40 hours per week (Full time, permanent), including weekends on rota.
Hours vary between 11 am and ending service at 9 pm, year round. Hours with flexibility according to business needs.
If you are required to work above an average of 48 hours per week (over an average of 17 weeks) you will have the opportunity to opt out of the restriction of an average 48 hour working week. Having a flexible approach to work hours is key.
This post is also available part time, working at a pro rata rate. We are happy to discuss hours and flexibility.
Reports to: Managing Director, General Managerand Departmental Heads as relevant
Job Purpose: To play a key role in providing delicious menus and dishes across all 3 holiday parks within Charlie’s Restaurants and Bars. Our Parks definitely have wow factor with their landscapes and accommodation, and we love our food to equally please
To support the delivery of excellence in our menus as part of Celtic Holiday Parks food and beverage team, aligned to the wider aims of the business as a multi award winning company.
To continue to ensure that, as part of the food and beverage team, all activity is aligned to maintaining our 5 star standard.
To deliver a proactive approach to meeting the dining expectations of both external customers, holiday guests and holiday home owners.
To bring innovation and ideas to the table as part of a dynamic team with the aim of constantly delivering and enhancing guest experiences.
To make the best use of local produce, working with fresh, high quality ingredients.
Purchasing and stock control activity
Achieving dishes consistently within specified margins
Continual cost analysis of supplier products
Menu writing and development alongside the wider Food and Beverage team
Ensuring a high quality, consistent product within group recipe and presentation standards
Day to day running of busy kitchen environments working alongside support staff
Achieving high Food Safety standards - Minimum Level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate
Operating all kitchen equipment effectively and safely
Producing dishes within busy time constrains, working alongside front of house and waiting staff
Using E Chef Food hygiene recording software (training to be provided), liaising with EHO when necessary
Attending meetings and preparing feedback reports as required
Liaising with guests, visitors and the general public to provide menu options and costings with any event or function requests
Implementing of the highest standards of work at all times, with a passion for exemplary delivery of dishes
Maintaining a clean and safe working environment
Acting a an ambassador for the company when interacting with guests, owners and all other customers
Always having a can do an positive attitude with positive organisational skills
General Manager, Managing Director and Departmental Heads as relevant
The job description gives a general outline of the duties of the post and is not intended to be an inflexible or finite list of tasks. It may be varied from time to time after consultation.
Company pension contributions
30% staff discount card on food and beverage
Subsidised staff meals
NO Christmas and New Year opening
Complimentary accommodation (as available, subject to ts and cs)
28 days leave per year (including Bank Holiday allocation)
An appropriate set of skills and knowledge to prepare excellent food
Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of Health and Safety within the kitchen, including but not limited to COSHH, HACCP and Risk Assessments
Full Driving License with access to own transport
Level 2/3 Food and Hygiene Certificate
Minimum of 2 years experience in a busy kitchen
Management of staff
Accuracy and attention to detail
Catering for at least 2 years within a busy and varied kitchen environment, cooking diverse dishes including desserts and baking
Supervising and motivating staff
Purchasing and stock control
Achieving and maintaining 5 star Food Safety certificates
This role profile is not exhaustive; it will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.
Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Nice friendly environment at Noble park and the staff are brilliant! We will definitely be staying here next year!
Melanie Louise James
Nice site, lovely location, very close to Folly Farm, convenient 15 min drive to Oakwood and Bluestone, great swimming pool, relaxed attitude, professional and very polite staff.
Safari Tent Review: Staff are very welcoming. Lovely secluded spot with stunning views. Short drive to the beach and loads of beautiful sight seeing places.
Just returned home for a fabulous 2 nights in a luxury safari tent. The tent was very well equipped and spotlessly clean with lovely comfortable beds.
Hayley Smithers, Facebook
A fantastic weekend at the Classic Car Rally, staying in the Glamping Pods. Would recommend very highly, stunning, clean & so comfy! Next thing to try is the Bluebells.
Stephen Scouse Roberts, Facebook
We were very impressed by the site itself, the staff, the food, everything, but mostly Ollie! From the first chat on the phone he was not pushy at any time (which would have made us walk away), so helpful, extremely informative & nothing was too much trouble.