£14.40 Per Hour
Vacancy Type:
16 (Ladbrokes)

Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

Do you have a passion for great food, Excellent cooking skills and the ability to write menus that are both creative and profitable? If so this role could be for you! You will effectively manage the kitchen team to achieve the highest standard of food production for the Stadium, while meeting customer expectations, health and safety requirements and financial targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the day to day management of the kitchen operations to ensure they run efficiently;
  • Work with the Bar & Catering manager to monitor, review and refresh the food menus at the Stadium in order to provide all customers with exciting and appetising choices;
  • Deliver high quality restaurant meals and fast food whilst keeping in line with the agreed budget;
  • Keep abreast of trends and developments in the industry to be able to contribute to business development, e.g. planning new promotions and initiatives;
  • Record and maintain accurate data for all stock items and coordinate all stock deliveries;
  • Ensure allergen legislation is adhered to and all allergen ingredients information is recorded appropriately;
  • Ensure cleaning rotas are operational throughout the food production and service areas;
  • Resolve any customer issues with the Bar & Catering Manager;
  • Ensure that all relevant control procedures are in place to deliver effective stock and wastage records and management;
  • Manage direct reports and provide coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required from time to time; ensure they are motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations, legislation and team values and behaviours;
  • To have overall responsibility for the recruitment, induction, training, development and management of all kitchen staff;
  • Implement all catering activity within budgeted expenditure.

Health & Safety and Compliance Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for ensuring that all kitchen staff are aware of the Work Instruction Notices that are associated with their role and ensure that they have adequate training in those areas;
  • Ensure that all equipment in the kitchen area is working safely and used following manufacturer’s guidelines for operation, reporting any concerns to the Bar & Catering Manager.
  • To keep up to date with and implement food hygiene regulations;
  • Be a qualified fire warden and/or first aider on behalf of the organisation.

Qualifications and Training Requirements:

  • Qualifications in food hygiene & Catering, for example BTEC HND in professional cookery or equivalent
  • “A” Level or similar vocational standard

Specialist Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a high volume catering environment
  • Excellent cooking skills and the ability to write menus that are both creative and profitable
  • Previous experience of team management is essential

Benefits and Development

  • Rewards arena with discounts to over 500 different retailers
  • Pension Scheme & access to our annual share save scheme!
  • Full training given to allow the best start when joining the business
  • Ongoing performance development with your Line Manager to receive regular feedback and plan any personal development identified
  • Cash rewards from our internal referral programme

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.