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Title:  General Service Assistant - Catering

Requisition #:  314

York, NYK, GB, Y032 5SW

Career Area:  Food Services


The Food Service Worker is responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The Cook should safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc.

Based at Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Strensall, York

Job Responsibilities

  • Service of food and/or beverages to customers to the standards set by the company.
  • Ensure all food hygiene regulations are adhered to, in particular H.A.C.C.P regulations
  • Cleaning duties associated with service and related equipment and/or furniture.
  • Preparation of service area and/or service points.
  • Clean and replenish service equipment.
  • Accurate storage of food items and equipment after service.
  • Food assembly and service of same in an efficient manner, which may include some light cooking.
  • Monitor and record food and equipment temperatures
  • Handling cash transactions and ensuring the accurate cash handling procedures are followed in accordance with company procedure and till procedures.
  • Attend in-house training sessions.
  • Maintain personal hygiene, appearance, and uniform to company regulations at all times.
  • To present an image at all times conducive to good customer relations.
  • Comply and assist in the promotion and implementation of the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Comply and assist in the promotion and implementation of the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Other duties occasionally assigned by the Management team to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Barista duties
  • An interest in food and service.
  • Excellent customer service skills & courteous manner
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and as part of a team.
  • Ability to complete paperwork as assigned by your line manager
  • Dedication and self-motivation
  • Good timekeeping
  • To contribute to maintaining high standards of personal hygiene

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience with a catering environment desirable. On the job training will be given. Must acquire basic food hygiene qualification within first six months.
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene including HACCP.
  • 1 years’ experience in a similar environment.
  • Good understanding of English.
  • Customer service experience

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is a leading service and solutions provider within the Northern Europe region. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. Our work strives to contribute to a better world for both people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees, empower healthy consumers, build local communities, source ethically, inclusively and responsibly, operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark employs over 16,000 people throughout Northern Europe.