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Austria
England
  • Paris
France
Germany
  • Metropolitan City of Venice
Italy
  • Amsterdam
Netherlands
Spain
  • Lauterbrunnen
Switzerland

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Main category: Summer resort jobs

Sub Categories:

  • Campsite Jobs
  • Peak Season Staff
  • Catering Staff

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Chef - Topdeck Travel
Chef - Topdeck Travel
Vacancy:
Topdeck Travel
Company:
Summer resort jobs (Campsite Jobs, Peak Season Staff, Catering Staff)
Category:
March - October
Dates:
Competitive
Salary:

The role of a Chef


Our chefs are responsible, together with their follow crew, for the day-to-day running of the trip.  This involves:



  • preparing restaurant quality fare from a portable cook tent on a camping trip; 

  • preparing food and assisting with service at one or more of our permanent sites around Europe;

  • maintaining and cleaning all cooking equipment;

  • upholding high food hygiene standard either on the road or on site; 

  • maintaining an allocated food fund and working within a designated budget;

  • socializing with the group; and 

  • assisting your fellow crew in other daily tasks. Perks of the job

  • Create your own menus

  • Explore European Cuisines

  • Travel Europe

  • Travel, food and accommodation included

  • Unlike a regular kitchen, socialise and engage with your group

  • Full training

  • Discounted trips

  • Uniform



What we look for in our Chefs


We want chefs who:



  • have a genuine interest in and love of cooking;

  • demonstrate a passion for European food;

  • maintain high hygiene standards;

  • are organized, with the ability to remain flexible where required;

  • can solve problems logically and creatively;

  • take pride in their work and their equipment;

  • prioritise team work; and 

  • demonstrate professionalism at all times.     


How do you become a chef for Topdeck?


Eligibility to workTo apply you must be able to work in the UK and Europe.  You must have:



  • UK or European Union Passport;

  • UK Right of Abode/Residency; or

  • UK Ancestry or Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa.  


Because our trips start and end in London, we are unable to accept working visas for any other European country other than the UK.  It is up to all apply road crew to ensure their own eligibility.  We are not able to offer sponsorship or assistance with acquiring visas.  


Passports or Visas need to be acquired before our Training commences (in either March or April) and require a validity of at least 2 years.  We cannot accept any applications from candidates whose visas will expire before October 2019.  For further information, please check the UK Home Office website.


Core skills and competencies 


As a chef you must have:



  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate Level II (this can easily be obtained online);

  • manual drivers licence (or be able to get one before March 2018); 

  • a positive and proactive ‘want to help’ attitude; and

  • experience working in the catering or hospitality industry.     


How do I Apply?


Please click apply on this page to complete our online application form.  We process applications in the order they are received, therefore if you apply earlier on in the process you have more chance of attaining an interview.