Café at the Garden Shop, ColytonDue to new tier 3 COVID regulations the cafe will be closed for now.
Café at the Garden Shop, Colyton
We’re Hiring: Part Time Café Assistant required.
We are looking for someone to join our happy team in the Garden Shop Café. We now require a part-time Café Assistant three days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday preferably) to start as soon as possible. Basic cooking skills are important, Barista experience is desirable, but training will be available. Hours of work may vary but will usually be from 10.00am to 4.30pm. Extra hours may be required to cover holidays and illness, some weekend work may also be necessary. You will be flexible and have experience of working in a team but also able to work without supervision if necessary. You must enjoy working with the general public as we aim to provide an inviting environment for our customers; therefore excellent customer service is essential. A tidy appearance and excellent communication skills are also important. Uniform will be provided and a staff discount is available upon completion of the probationary period. We are a COVID safe workplace.
National Living Wage (or age-related National Minimum Wage) will be paid, currently £8.91/hour if aged over 23. A Level 2 Hygiene certificate is essential prior to commencing employment.
Please phone or Email: email@example.com or an application form and apply by enclosing a covering letter with the completed application form and two references.
Deadline for Applications is Monday 10th May 2021.
Due to the new tier 3 COVID restrictions the cafe is currently closed BUT we’re looking forward to seeing you when we reopen May 17th
When we do Please keep to SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES around the shop
We have put these in place for your safety and the safety of our staff!
1. Please enter through the side door, opposite The Barn, and exit via the main door.
2. With new safety measures in place, we will serve customers one at a time.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WEARING OF A MASK INSIDE THE GARDEN SHOP IS NOW COMPULSORARY
When we’re open we will be serving:
Lovely Cakes, Refreshments & Light Snacks
We have some lovely cakes in stock including gluten and/or dairy free and plenty of fresh coffee and teas. We also have a range of hot snacks available and our kitchen is open all day. For those who enjoy tea, our Somerset tea has been especially blended for the hard water in this area, and the coffee, widely held to be the best around, is roasted in Somerset by Martin Cawardines (a family-run firm since 1861), is sustainable, Fairtrade, and organic.
We also have hot food available. See our social media (Facebook and Instagram) for daily updates.
Please note that we prepare our food in a kitchen with products containing gluten and nuts as well as other allergens. While we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure our food is as labelled we cannot guarantee that any product is allergen-free due to the risk of cross-contamination.
Home Baked and Locally Sourced
We bake our own scones and sponges, and our meat is sourced from local butcher Complete Meats. All our soup is homemade and features some varied and exciting combinations such as Butternut Squash, Apricot and Ginger, a big favourite! Our soup is gluten free and nearly always vegetarian if not vegan, and is served with freshly baked bread or a cheese toastie.
We offer fantastic breakfasts, from a full English to beans on toast. We use butchers bacon and sausages, or how about comforting crumpets or a toasted teacake?
Lunches and Afternoon Tea
For lunch, we often serve our mouth-watering home-made soup with freshly baked bread, or a range of gluten-free dishes including homity pie, mushroom and leek (vegan), and French Cassoulet (vegan), Later this year we are hoping to bring back our lovely roast lunches and our lunch Clubs. We’ll keep you posted.
We invite you to try one of our Devon Cream Teas – we regularly offer gluten-free plain scones – or our Savoury Tea with our own home-made cheese scones? The latest addition to our menu was a Black Forest Cream Tea which features a chocolate scone, black cherry jam and clotted cream accompanied with a lovely pot of tea. Super indulgence!