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It’s the people at KNEAD that make us who we are – friendly, reliable, and passionate about all that we do. Get the buzz of thriving Stamford, and, with a unique atmosphere at each of our venues, have fun along the way. View our current openings here.

Current Openings

Trainee Chefs

  • Knead
  • Shifts Available
  • £6.50-£9.75 per hour

Job Description

KNEAD is based in Stamford, Lincolnshire. We have three beautiful, unique sites that each have their own personality, character and charm but share a passion for exceptional food & drink sourced locally as much as possible.

We are a family run business who really does value our employees and believe by building on our “family ethos” we can only become stronger and better at what we do.

We are looking recruit kitchen assistants / trainee Chefs to help within our busy and bustling kitchens. The successful candidate will be expected to assist in preparing all aspects of our menus be it our sharing tapas style dishes, afternoon teas, pizzas or helping to prepare a number of mouth-watering dishes from our main menus. This role really is unique as there is an opportunity to work across all 3 of our sites.

We are passionate about what we do and each venue delivers a very unique and different style of food not only to each other but to anywhere else within Stamford.

What we would expect:

  • Knowledge of food hygiene & safety
  • A basic knowledge of food preparation & cooking.
  • A positive attitude & reliability to ensure a strong kitchen team.
  • An enthusiasm to learn new skills

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Weekends only

Benefits for you

  • Full & continual training in all areas of food service.
  • A chance to develop & progress within our businesses.
  • Share of All Staff Tips
  • 28 Days Holiday per annum
  • Staff Discount Card to be used in all three of our sites.

Job Types

Part-Tme (Part-Time hours: 30-40 per week), Permanent

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Bar Assistant

  • Knead
  • Shifts Available
  • £10 per hour

Job Description

KNEAD is based in Stamford, Lincolnshire. We have three beautiful, unique sites that each have their own personality, character and charm but share a passion for exceptional food & drink sourced locally as much as possible.

Nearly all of the meat from our menus comes from our very own KNEAD Farm.

We are looking to recruit Bar staff across all three of our venues:

The Crown hotel, The Tobie Norris & Paten & Co.

The Crown Hotel has 28 bedrooms with a busy 7 day a week operation serving food from 8am throughout the day.

The Tobie Norris is one of Stamford’s oldest, most interesting buildings dating back to the 13th Century. It is a hugely popular pub that serves a fantastic range of Real Ales, Wines & Spirits. We are famous for our pizzas but also offer a separate mouthwatering menu.

Paten & Co sits just across from our hotel in a redesigned 18th century building reflective of its merchant history but with a modern twist. Offering a flavoursome menu, craft beers, select wines and specialist cocktails.

Experience in busy bar environments/hospitality preferable. Although full training will be received on site.

A mixture of shifts available including some evenings and weekends.

Most of all a passion for great customer service is required.

Day range:

  • Weekend availability

Shifts:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Benefits for you

  • We pay over minimum wage + great tips
  • We are a family run business who actually do care for their employees.
  • Discount card available to all employees across all sites.
  • Full training provided and room to progress within our company.
  • Continual product training & personal development.
  • The chance to work across different sites and expand your skill set.

Job Types

Full-Time, Part-Time

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Front of House Staff

  • Knead
  • Shifts Available
  • £7.00-£9.75 per hour

Job Description

KNEAD is based in Stamford, Lincolnshire. We have three beautiful, unique sites that each have their own personality, character and charm but share a passion for exceptional food & drink sourced locally as much as possible.

Nearly all of the meat from our menus comes from our very own Knead Farm.

We are looking to recruit Front of House staff across all three of our venues:

The Crown hotel, The Tobie Norris & Paten & Co.

The Crown Hotel has 28 bedrooms with a busy 7 day a week operation serving food from 8am throughout the day.

The Tobie Norris is one of Stamford’s oldest, most interesting buildings dating back to the 13th Century. It is a hugely popular pub that serves a fantastic range of Real Ales, Wines & Spirits. We are famous for our pizzas but also offer a separate mouthwatering menu.

Paten & Co sits just across from our hotel in a redesigned 18th century building reflective of its merchant history but with a modern twist. Offering a flavoursome menu, craft beers, select wines and specialist cocktails.

Experience in a food and drink led environment is preferred.

We like to encourage & train all of our staff to become confident, professional people who are also friendly and happy ensuring they build great relationships with our customers.

Various shifts and days available but weekend shifts will be required as part of employment.

Day Range:

  • Weekend availability

Shifts:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Benefits for you

  • We pay over minimum wage + great tips
  • We are a family run business who actually do care for their employees.
  • Discount card available to all employees across all sites.
  • Full training provided and room to progress within our company.
  • Continuous product training & personal development.
  • The chance to work across different sites and expand your skill set.

Job Types

Full-Time, Part-Time

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House Keeping Assistant

  • The Crown Hotel
  • Hours TBC
  • From £10.00 per hour (we pay above minimum wage)

Job Description

The Crown Hotel Stamford is a striking hotel with a vibrant restaurant and a charming bar in the heart of historic Stamford.

We have 28 beautifully appointed, modern bedrooms that we are extremely proud of.

We are looking at expanding our Housekeeping team to help us clean, care and look after our rooms and help us to deliver our high standards that we are famous for.

The successful candidate must be well presented with an eye for detail and previous housekeeping/cleaning experience is preferred.

Duties will include: Changing making and presenting beds, general cleaning of bedrooms and bathrooms including mopping and vacuuming.

There are a variety of shifts available and hours are typically from 9am to 2pm, 5 days a week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Some weekend work will be required on a rota basis.
  • Up to 25 hours per week available but weekends are essential.
  • Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Job Types

Part-Time, Permanent

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Sous Chef

  • Knead
  • Hours TBC
  • £27,000-£28,500 per year

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join one of our three fantastic venues within Stamford.

Each of our sites sit directly in the heart of Stamford and whilst they all share an enthusiasm and passion for creating exceptional food and interesting, mouthwatering dishes, they all have their very own unique style too.

Whatever your passion you are sure to find a place for it within one of our state of the art bustling kitchens.

Here at KNEAD nearly all of our meat comes from our very own Knead farm in Tallington, so this

opportunity will also give you an insight into how we create our dishes quite literally from ‘field to fork”.

We are looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated Sous Chef, who has real enthusiasm and passion for locally sourced quality food. As a member of our team, you will love all things food & want to be part of a kitchen team that works together to design & innovate exciting dishes.

Personal Specification:

  • Have previous experience working in a fresh food kitchen where as much as possible is made in house
  • You will have a calm attitude under pressure.
  • Be a creative influence in the business.
  • Have a huge passion for food and the industry.
  • Enjoy being a strong team player, facilitating a great relationship with all back and front of house members.
  • Be a strong 2nd, who the other members can look up to and learn from.
  • A knowledgeable chef who takes pride in producing quality fresh food, and ensure consistently high standards throughout the kitchen.

Benefits for you

  • Full & continous training in all areas of food service.
  • A chance to develop & progress within our businesses.
  • Share of All Staff Tips
  • 28 Days Holiday per annum
  • Staff Discount Card to be used in all three of our sites

Job Types

Full-Time

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Assistant Manager

  • Knead
  • Hours TBC
  • £TBC

Job Description

KNEAD is based in Stamford, Lincolnshire. We have three beautiful, unique sites that each have their own personality, character and charm but share a passion for exceptional food & drink sourced locally as much as possible.

We are a family run business who really does value our employees and believe by building on our “family ethos” we can only becoming stronger and better at what we do.

We are looking for someone who is passionate, ambitious and respectful to both their colleagues and customers. Someone who has fantastic personable skills and who can lead from the front, not afraid to work hard and push those around you to follow suit.

We are immensely proud of all of our staff and want someone to join our team and really embrace their colleagues around them, helping to guide and coach them to deliver the impeccable service we are famous for.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a team and leading from the front together with your Manager.
  • A sound knowledge of all of our products both food & beverage.
  • Delivering impeccable customer service and always showing a positive attitude even in times of pressure.
  • Venue Ambience – ensuring that the venue is warm, welcoming and tidy at all times.
  • Confident in using EPOS, software programs and our manual systems.

The successful candidate must be well rounded in both bar and restaurant style environments and prepared to work some evenings and weekends.

Ideally we’d like someone with a minimum of 2 years management experience in a bar/restaurant style environment.

Experience on cocktails and craft beers and knowledge of modern food styles would be fantastic but not a necessity as full training will be provided.

Benefits for you

  • Share of all staff tips
  • Staff discount card to be used in all 3 of our sites
  • Potential for development & progression within our businesses
  • The chance to work across all sites and expand upon your knowledge & skill set.

Job Types

Full-Time

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Chef de Partie

  • Knead
  • Hours TBC
  • £22,000-£25,000 per year

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a number of Chef De Parties to join one of our three fantastic venues within Stamford.

Each of our sites sit directly in the heart of Stamford and whilst they all share an enthusiasm and passion for creating exceptional food and interesting, mouthwatering dishes, they all have their very own unique style too.
Whatever your passion you are sure to find a place for it within one of our state of the art bustling kitchens.

Here at Knead nearly all of our meat comes from our very own Knead farm in Tallington, so this opportunity will also give you an insight into how we create our dishes quite literally from ‘field to fork”.

We are looking for a CDP to start working in these busy sites straight away. Assisting the rest of our team in a quick and efficient way.

Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience and skill set.

Benefits for you

  • Full & continous training in all areas of food service.
  • A chance to develop & progress within our businesses.
  • Share of All Staff Tips
  • 28 Days Holiday per annum
  • Staff Discount Card to be used in all three of our sites.
  • Discounted or free food.

Job Types

Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Temporary contract

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