Deputy Food & Beverage Manager

Deputy Food & Beverage Manager
Published 09 February 2022

Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm is a family-run, admission-based visitor attraction and home to Rattler Cyder! Since the company was founded in 1980, Healeys Cyder has grown enormously, boasting more than 130,000 visitors per year and array of awards for our cyders & spirits. With an impressive schedule of events, alongside a multi-million-pound investment across a two-phase extension project, driving an exceptional Food & Beverage experience on-site has never been more important.

A fantastic opportunity is available to join a busy catering team, to become part of an iconic Cornish business, and to make your mark in this exciting role as a Deputy Food & Beverage Manager.

This role will give you a primary focus on assisting the Food & Beverage Manager in managing the smooth operations of all catering outlets on site, producing consistently excellent food of the very highest standard for our customers whilst delivering so in a cost effective, transparent and profitable manner.

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Hours: Minimum of 14 Hours per week, with an average of 35-40 hours per week, relative to opening hours and rota. This will include early evening & weekend work according to seasonal requirements.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assist in the safe, organized and well-planned running of all food and beverage outlets on the farm.
  • Operationally deliver the day to day business to ensure a smooth brand experience for each and every visitor in the Catering department
  • Opening and closing of all catering outlets, in accordance with procedures, checklists and merchandising guidelines.
  • Assisting with line-managing the catering team including induction and training of new staff
  • Managing day to day hours in line with budgeted wage percentage.
  • Problem solving within the catering department ensuring any issues are dealt with in line with company procedure.
  • Excellent product knowledge of menu’s along with Healey’s products and the farm visitor experience.
  • Maintain the strictest of hygiene standards across all catering outlets at all times to audit standard
  • Line-managing the Catering Supervisors to help them get the best out of their teams
  • Assist in events hosted at the farm
  • Assist in stocktaking and ordering for the catering department
  • Assist in FOH & BOH stock control and wastage and ensure it is recorded

Personal Qualities are important, and preference will be given to candidates with a solid skills in the following:

  • Excellent team leader with good delegation skills
  • Practical craft skills for hands on role
  • Eye for detail, self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Work with pace and urgency
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Excellent organizational skills with forward planning and vision
  • Clear communicator
  • Willing to take on responsibility
  • Finisher

Relevant experience, raw skills and a fantastic attitude are preferred over qualifications, however preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Current Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Licensee Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Joining the #RattlerCru is not just about us - We offer you the opportunity to develop and grow with the business with well-experienced mentors at hand to support you along the way, as well as offering:

  • Great earning potential
  • 50% discount on all Rattler products
  • Free festival tickets
  • Chill out after your shift with a 50p pint!
  • Monthly employee recognition for #FeelGoodFriday
  • Monthly breakfast club

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Healeys Recruitment Team

Further Details

Deputy Food & Beverage Manager


Closing Date:12 February 2022

Contact:Nathan Moyler

Contact Email:[email protected]


Why join Healeys?

Why join Healeys?

Healeys is special,  we are a family-run business with strong family values and a passion for making the best products and delivering an exceptional brand experience, we take pride in our customers who visit the farm and who taste our products.  We nurture our in-house talent and seek to develop our employees to maximise their potential and have a fulfilling and varied working life at Healeys.