Kitchen Assistant - Beach Cafe


West Wittering Estate PLC. – West Wittering – Chichester – West Sussex - PO20 8AJ


Job type:                   Fixed Term - Zero Hours

Working hours:        Variable (to include weekends and bank holidays)                          

Hourly rate:              Competitive

Closing date:            27th March 2020


The natural and unspoilt sandy beach of West Wittering has been a favourite destination for a family day out for generations, and our Beach Café and its outlets play an important role in our visitor experience.



Are you passionate about food and preparing excellent meals with experience in a busy, fast pace kitchen? We are looking for a kitchen assistant to join our team at West Wittering Estate PLC in our new Café set on one of the most stunning locations on the south coast. The new Café is replacing the existing Café so this will be a fresh start for our current staff.

Due to the nature of the business and footfall increasing seasonally throughout the busier summer months, the candidate would need to be flexible with working hours to support the needs of the business. Hours worked are to included weekends and bank holidays.

Due to location, own transport is required. Kitchen experience desirable but not essential. Ideal opportunity to begin career in catering facility, with ongoing support and training.


What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Head Chef and Sous Chef, you will play a crucial part in the daily success and smooth running of the Kitchen and Café, maintaining the quality of product and service. You will help to prepare both breakfast and lunch menus throughout the day, including food preparation, cooking and cleaning whilst upholding the highest standard of food hygiene regulations.

Excellent time management skills are required to ensure team members start work promptly and on time, and to use time in the kitchen efficiently when preparing and cooking food. 

The ideal candidate will be motivated and hard working, passionate about delivering excellent food, have effective communication skills to work alongside the kitchen team and assist in ensuring the smooth running of a busy kitchen.

It would be helpful to identify and demonstrate experience and knowledge of on your CV and application:

  • Any previous kitchen experience
  • Any qualifications in catering
  • A good knowledge of Food Hygiene including any qualifications


To apply for this role please send your CV and letter of application to:


Lesley Copcutt

HR Manager

West Wittering Estate plc.

Pound Road

West Wittering

West Sussex PO20 8AJ