Careers

Ainsty Inns is a young, vibrant company with a passion for delivering exceptional service and high quality food to all of our customers.

Working for Ainsty Inns operates on one simple premise. We believe that all of our staff should enjoy going to work and in return passionate individuals will be rewarded with exceptional training, an enjoyable working atmosphere and excellent career opportunities.

If you have a passion for the hospitality sector we really want to talk to you.

Careers

Ainsty Inns is a family run independent company and we love working with our staff to further their career.

As well as working with you to develop your key skills we offer training in a number of areas. Whether it’s a WSET in wine or an NVQ in hospitality & catering we look to offer courses suitable for all levels of your career.

We also work with the local community and encourage our staff to help and support community initiatives.

APPLY BY EMAILING YOUR COVER LETTER AND CV TO

JOBS@AINSTYINNS.COM

Kitchen Jobs


Sous Chef | The Chequers

We are looking for a sous chef to join our existing, experienced team at the award winning Chequers in Bilton-in-Ainsty.

As well as having high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail you’ll work alongside the head chef to set the bar high in terms of delicious dishes, effective kitchen controls and excellent standards of health and hygiene.

We are part of a small but growing group and see our junior chefs as our head chefs of the future and this is a great opportunity to develop your skills in a busy environment, working with professional chefs to create delicious dishes using fresh quality ingredients. Along with the potential of on the job NVQ training.

Bilton-in-Ainsty is in a small village on the outskirts of Wetherby, near York and due to the location we’re looking for someone who is able to make their own way to and from work as there are no bus routes.

Position : Sous Chef
Contract : Full Time/Part Time
Salary : Dependant on experience

Sous Chef | The Beehive

We are looking for a sous chef to join our existing, experienced team at The Beehive, Thorner.

Working in a stylish site on the outskirts of Leeds we are looking for someone who is used to working in a busy and demanding working environment. As well as having high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail you’ll work alongside the head chef to set the bar high in terms of delicious dishes, effective kitchen controls and excellent standards of health and hygiene.

Due to the location of our venue you will ideally have access to your own transport however it is also on a popular bus route which is serviced by the Harrogate to Leeds line 770 & 771.

We are part of a small but growing group and see our junior chefs as our head chefs of the future and this is a great opportunity to develop your skills in a busy environment, working with professional chefs to create delicious dishes using fresh quality ingredients. Along with the potential of on the job NVQ training.

Position : Sous Chef
Contract : Full Time
Salary : 19k to 21k salary

Please email jobs@ainstyinns.com with your cover letter and CV to apply.

Head Chef | Husthwaite, North Yorkshire

Located in an idyllic, Yorkshire village near Easingwold, our new Country Inn has been extensively refurbished and is looking to open its doors in February 2017. The Plum and Partridge will be a place where food is at the heart of the business, with a strong focus on high quality, fresh and creative, seasonal food, that is locally sourced, beautifully presented, packed with flavour and served in a sophisticated environment. Our aim is to offer the very best dining experience.

We have a small and evolving menu, embracing British classics, alongside daily changing specials, with everything made from fresh with delicious, seasonal ingredients.

This is a fantastic, exciting opportunity for a talented and creative Head Chef to join our team at an amazing, quality venue in a newly refurbished country pub with dining.

We’re looking for an innovative chef, with a proven track record of leading a team to serve outstanding food to a Rosette standard, alongside strong staff and kitchen management systems.

The key skills we’re looking for:

  • Culinary excellence, with a creative, innovative approach across both modern and classic styles
  • Operational flexibility and full ownership of the various roles and responsibilities required within a Head Chef role
  • Knowledge of seasonality, fresh, local ingredients and the ability to work with local suppliers to ensure effective management of key margins
  • A proven track record of planning innovative, well costed, successful menus and running a kitchen efficiently, maximising sales, reducing wastage and achieving key performance targets
  • Excellent communication and staff management skills
  • Key knowledge and consistent implementation and management of food hygiene and EHO standards
  • Experience in developing a team, offering training support and ensuring consistent food standards across all service areas

Ainsty Inns is a vibrant, award winning Company, with a passion for delivering exceptional service and high quality food to all of our customers.

With sites in North, West and East Yorkshire, Ainsty Inns operates on one simple premise. That we have a passion and share this with an exceptional staff team, who enjoy coming to work and sharing their skills. In return we want to invest in these passionate individuals, reward them with exceptional training, an enjoyable working atmosphere and excellent career opportunities.

Position: Head Chef

Contract: Full Time

Restaurant Jobs


Bar & Restaurant Staff | The Chequers

We are currently searching for new team members to work at The Chequers.

We are now looking for new members to join our brilliant front of house team. We are looking for experienced staff who can offer excellent customer service, be pleasant, kind and courteous at all times and who is a real foodie.

We are looking for part time staff who will be working shifts on a rota basis. There are varying shifts available with weekend, lunch time and evening work available.

We are a growing company with four pubs and there is a lot of potential to progress within the company. We offer full training to staff along with the opportunity to work towards NVQ’s.

Due to the nature of the role we will only be able to employee someone over the age of 18.

Position: Front of house team member
Contract: Part time
Salary: Hourly rate/negotiable dependent on experience

Please email jobs@ainstyinns.com with your cover letter and CV to apply.

Bar & Restaurant Staff | Duke Of York

We are currently searching for new team members to work at our stylish destination pub on the outskirts of York, The Duke of York Inn.

Due to continued expansion we are now looking for new members to join our brilliant front of house team. Experience is preferred but not essential, it’s more important to be a polite, friendly and passionate about customer service and food. We are looking for both full and part time staff who will be working shifts on a rota basis.

There are varying shifts available and there will be weekend and evening work. We are a growing company with four pubs and there is a lot of potential to progress within the company.

We offer full training to staff along with the opportunity to work towards NVQ’s. Due to the nature of the role we will only be able to employee someone over the age of 18.

Position: Front of House Staff
Contract: Part time or Full time (You will need to be flexible with working hours)
Salary: Hourly rate/negotiable dependent on experience

Please email jobs@ainstyinns.com with your cover letter and CV to apply.

Front of House Staff | The White Swan

We are now looking for new staff to join us at our new site in Wighill, between Tadcaster and Wetherby.

We are on the hunt for front of house staff who can work in the restaurant and also behind the bar on part time shifts. We are looking for people who are able to work evening and weekend shifts in this busy, friendly pub/restaurant. Experience is preferred but full training is provided so if you feel you could become our next hospitality champion please contact us by either applying online or emailing us directly at jobs@ainstyinns.com.

We are part of a small but growing group and there is a real chance of progression for the right people. We see our front of house staff as our managers of the future and want you to develop with us which is why we provide full training along with the potential of on the job NVQ training.

Position  Front of House Staff
Contract : Part Time
Salary : Hourly Dependent on Experience

Please email jobs@ainstyinns.com with your cover letter and CV to apply.

Front of House Staff | Swan & Talbot

We are currently looking for staff to join us at the Swan & Talbot, Wetherby. Experience is preferred but we are also keen to talk to people who may not have experience but are willing to learn.
The role will involve serving behind the bar and serving on the restaurant floor, dealing with customers in many different situations and making sure all of our customers have a brilliant experience from the minute they walk through the door.
The ideal candidates will be confident, willing to learn, be personable and friendly at all times, be able to work in a team and to also pick up new skills with ease.
All training will be provided in this role, we see our front of house staff as future supervisors and managers and are keen to develop you into a rounded hospitality champion..

Position  Front of House Staff
Contract : Part Time or Full Time
Salary : Hourly Dependent on Experience

Please email jobs@ainstyinns.com with your cover letter and CV to apply.

General Manager | Husthwaite

This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking General Manager, to hit the ground running and take full ownership of a beautifully, refurbished country inn, in an idyllic village near Easingwold. We are looking for someone with vision, business acumen, energy, consistency and an attention to detail, who has experience of running a site with over £1m turnover a year. You should have sound, detailed knowledge of all aspects of running a busy pub/restaurant.

As the General Manager of this relaxed, quality country inn you will have full autonomy in the day to day running of the business. Ensuring the site is performing in sales, ensuring excellent site standards, customer service and food quality; as well as being a key player in the training of your team, by developing from within and recruiting external talent.

Key requirements include:

  • Managing a team of excellent front of house staff and working with the kitchen team, to deliver a smooth, customer focused service at the busiest of times.
  • A sound knowledge of key financials, sales targets and budget management, that is involved with running a site of this level. You should have confidence in working with P+L and forecasting.
  • Maintaining the highest level of site standards, ensuring all areas are clean and tidy and that all procedures are managed effectively by yourself and your staff, in your absence.
  • Ability to be a team player and work with head office staff, the kitchen team and your own staff to push the business forward.
  • Demonstrate an excellent attention to detail.
  • Be presentable, professional, effective and friendly at all times.
  • Have a positive, can do attitude and be able to work autonomously, showing initiative and problem solving skills, as well as within head office directives, leading a team to develop the business.

In return you will receive:

  • A competitive salary + KPI related Bonus Scheme
  • Company benefits
  • Training in a number of areas e.g. WSET award, NVQ training and so on
  • 28 days holiday

Ainsty Inns is a vibrant, award winning Company, with a passion for delivering exceptional service and high quality food to all of our customers.

With sites in North, West and East Yorkshire, Ainsty Inns operates on one simple premise. That we have a passion and share this with an exceptional staff team, who enjoy coming to work and sharing their skills. In return we want to invest in these passionate individuals, reward them with exceptional training, an enjoyable working atmosphere and excellent career opportunities.

Position: General Manager

Contract: Full Time