Along with the great hourly rate plus a bonus when you lead a shift, we offer genuine career progression.
It's not about where you are today, but where you're heading. We give everyone the opportunity to progress in the direction they want to go, with the training to help them do it. We are the first restaurant company to work with City and Guilds to create an Advanced Apprentice scheme. Right now we have over 450 Apprentices in the Advanced Apprenticeship programme and our vision is to grow that to 5,000 by 2016.
Our restaurants are run by people who know and love the restaurant business.
The kitchen is the engine room of our restaurants and our cooks hold the most important role in ensuring that all of our products are made to the same high standards as the Colonel did.
Whilst experience in a fast paced kitchen is fantastic, we are always on the lookout for individuals with a passion for people and who love being part of a team.
We freshly prepare and cook our famous chicken, just as the colonel intended!
As a Cook in our Back of House Kitchen you will freshly prepare our famous chicken products. You will be responsible for ensuring our product is Gold Standard and meets our customers expectations… Finger Lickin’ Good!
We team together everyday to allow us to deliver the experience our customers deserve… the very best! Day to day you will support those you work with by making our amazing chicken and bringing our People Promise to life by Being Your Best Self, Making A Difference and Having Fun!
You will be responsible for ensuring our food preparation and holding areas are kept clean and tidy at all times. It is also really important that we ensure our fryers, fridges and freezers are maintained and cleaned, to allow us to deliver our fantastic products.
HEALTH & SAFETY AND FOOD SAFETY
It important to us that our restaurants are a safe environment for our team and customers, therefore we expect our teams to adhere to all H&S and FS guidelines, maintaining a safe working environment at all times.
We have many systems in our restaurant that support us to run our business efficiently. At times you will be responsible for reading and interpreting information. As a Back of House TM you will be required to read our cooking systems which tell us the amount of product we should prepare to meet our customers demands.
The Ideal Candidate
Are you a bright, spirited person who loves to get stuck in, ask questions and support the people around you? Better still, are you energetic, do you like to smile and have fun together, even when things get tough? Loads of different people make KFC what it is today (the most popular chicken restaurant in Britain!) and they all play a huge part in our success from the Managing Director to our cooks. So how KFC are you?
We are Customer Maniacs. That means our Customers are Number 1. Whilst Restaurant experience is fantastic, we are always on the lookout for individuals with a passion for people and who love being part of a team. Recognition is not just about rewards and incentives, it is about saying thank you to people for going above and beyond and for always striving to achieve their best.
About The Company
KFC has over 850 restaurants in the UK and employs over 25,000 people. We are run by passionate teams who want to make a difference in their part of KFC, delivering great sales and profits to the business and keeping our customers thrilled with great service.
Just ask anyone who works here. Their happiness is really important to us. Which is why we are excited to have been recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer and as a Great Place to Work for the last 6 years. So its official, a job with us is a great one. Why? We think it's because we give our people the support they need to go for the big things they want in life, like a career, studying for exams or fitting a job around raising a family.