Careers: Part-time Cook School Assistant, Islington

JOB TITLE: Part-time Cook School Assistant 
HOURS:  18-22 hours/week (hours will likely be increased in January)   
LOCATION: Islington, N1

Borough Kitchen is looking to hire a part-time Cook School Assistant who is a reliable, friendly, flexible, dedicated individual with strong attention to detail and is passionate about food and cooking. This role will be part-time to start with the opportunity to grow into a full-time position if desired. The role requires 2-4 evening shifts per week with each shift normally from 16:00 to 22:30 (or if an online class, from 17:00 - 20:30). A few hours per week you’ll be required to spend cleaning the cook school and ordering products. This is a fun role where you will get to meet a variety of people and share your passion for food.

Key Job Components 

  • Ensuring that the school is always held to the highest standards, which includes following health and safety guidelines, cleaning/tidying up, sorting out laundry for collection, etc.
  • Ordering groceries and supplies and maintaining stock control
  • Assisting the chef tutors/instructors by organising all ingredients and equipment before every class or event, including weigh-ups and food prep (mise en place)
  • Ensuring that our customers feel comfortable and enjoy their experience

    Key Skills and Characteristics 

    • Excellent communication skills
    • A genuine passion for cooking and teaching
    • Culinary education or experience would be a bonus (but not necessary) 

      Equal Opportunity Employer

      Borough Kitchen is an equal opportunities employer and we treat all our employees fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy and maternity, or the fact that they are a part-time worker or a fixed-term employee.

      How to Apply:

      If you’re an organised individual, who is hard-working, reliable and loves to work as part of a team, we would love to hear from you. Please email and include in the subject line the position you are applying for. Please send the following documents in "pdf" (Adobe Acrobat) file format:

      • Your CV
      • Covering Letter introducing yourself and why you would be a great fit with our team
      • Your Favourite Recipe: a dish you love to make for friends/family. Explain why you love this recipe and if this is a personal recipe or one from family or friends. Describe how to prepare it and what else you would serve alongside your dish.