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Catering and Kitchen Coordinator
About us 
Audley Travel is an award-winning, consistently recognised tour operator that specialises in tailor-made travel in over 80 countries. Our clients come to us because we are the true experts of the region and use our knowledge to provide meaningful travel experiences. Our employees are passionate about travel and exploring other cultures.  In 2021, we proudly celebrated serving our travel clients for 25 years. Take a look at our video below to get a real taste of who we are and what we love doing:  

The role
You’ll be responsible for running a new in-house catering provision for Audley staff by creating great value food options and a welcoming atmosphere within an office-based setting, whilst maintaining the existing kitchen assistant responsibilities including provision of employee refreshments, ensuring the kitchens are kept clean, tidy & well stocked.  

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assisting with the creation and upkeep of a varied food provision menu 
  • Preparation and the serving of food to Audley staff 
  • Ensure the food preparation area and offerings are managed and maintained to a high level of service and cleanliness 
  • Managing the stock levels & orders for the staff food provision 
  • Ensuring health and safety regulations are followed 
  • Completing any administration & accounting for the food provision as requested 
  • Ensure that the kitchens are kept clean and tidy: 
  • Loading/unloading of dishwashers 
  • Wiping down & sanitising of worktops 
  • Empty general, recycling & food waste bins  
  • Ensure crockery and cutlery appropriately distributed across multiple kitchens 
  • Clean out fridges once a week 
  • Stock checking & placing orders for staff refreshments (tea, coffee, milk etc) & tuck shop items 
  • Ensuring staff refreshments & the tuck shop stock are replenished throughout the day  
About you
You will have excellent communication and customer service skills, a passion for food and the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Additional experience required:
  • Experience of providing catering services  
  • Hold a Basic Food Hygiene certificate (or willingness to work towards it) 
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety 
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy 
  • High level of attention to detail 
  • Personable with a flexible attitude 
  • Have the ability to work independently 
  • Organised 
  • Self-motivated 
  • Embodies the Audley values of being positive, being the difference, being one team and being passionate about travel 

What you’ll get in return 
  • Holiday - 25 days rising to 30 days with length of service
  • A day off for your birthday
  • A day off for volunteering to support a charity, local support group or community work of your choice
  • Healthshield health cash plan - money back for costs associated with everyday healthcare (including optical, dental, medical, prescriptions, physio), and access to medical and wellbeing resources such as a GP service, employee assistance programme and counselling
  • Enhanced family leave 
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Discounted Audley trips (for you and your friends & family) and exclusive access to staff travel discount websites 
  • Gympass – a wellbeing platform that gives you unlimited, discounted access to top gyms, studios, and wellbeing apps
  • Benefits Platform – a reward scheme that gives you discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers
  • Sabbatical leave 
  • Long service awards 
We believe it's our people that make the difference and who build Audley into the success it is today. We pride ourselves on enabling people to reach their full potential through promoting and celebrating a diverse and inclusive working environment. 
United Kingdom
£21,500 to £24,000 (Dependent on Experience)