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HOW TO FIND US
We are a 10 minute drive from Stowmarket.
You will find us by following Park Road through the village of Combs, which leads into Bildeston Road. As you drive through the village we are located at the beginning of Little Finborough on the left.
We are a short taxi journey from Stowmarket train station.
Trains link from London, Norwich, Cambridge and Peterborough with various stations stopping in between.
Tasting Room AssistantBurnt House Vineyard is a 22-acre vineyard in the Suffolk countryside. The vineyard was established in 2017 with the first release of wines in 2022. Our portfolio includes Bacchus, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and our most recent addition of Pinot Noir. Burnt House operates a Cellar Door & Tasting Room offering tours, drop in wine tastings and wine accompanied with a menu of local produce platters such as cheese and charcuterie to match our wines. Our tasting room welcomes everybody, being family friendly and dog friendly, and we offer different food experiences and events throughout the year including pizza nights, picnics in the vines as well as our tours of the vineyard in the summer months. We’re looking for a Tasting Room Assistant to join our expanding team and support our business in providing our customers with knowledge, passion and an approachable attitude! Our tasting room is currently open daytime hours Friday to Sunday so this job role is a part-time position with flexible hours spread over the opening times of those 3 days but may include additional hours in the summer months for events and extended opening times. About the Role; · Act as the initial point of contact for Burnt House Vineyard welcoming customers to the tasting room. · Table service and bar service for those visiting the vineyard and for tours and tastings. · Kitchen preparation and service and maintaining a 5 star food hygiene rating · Have a working knowledge of the vineyard and its history and the wine we produce (training provided) · Maintaining the venue, keeping it clean and tidy at all times. · Wash and polish and glass and tableware. · Packaging wine for online sales. · Assist with events and various activities throughout the year. · Part time hours/weekend work Saturday & Sunday. On occasion evening hours and further work available. · Other reasonable duties may be required from time to time. About you; We are looking for someone who has enthusiasm for amazing customer service matched with a passion for wine and food. As the first port of call for our customers we need somebody with strong and clear communication skills who has an understanding of great hospitality and an eagerness to learn about our Vineyard and the wines we produce as we expect all our employees to be ambassadors for our brand. The role includes both front of house and back of house duties so the ideal candidate will have an understanding or an eagerness to learn about commercial kitchens and food preparation as kitchen duties are a requirement of the role. We don’t expect people to be a wine connoisseur but an interest in wine is expected. As this role is wine focused the ideal candidate must be over the age of 18 as you will be working with alcohol. A driving licence is advisable as we are in a rural location. Training on the vineyard and wines will be provided alongside industry standard qualifications such as Food Hygiene Level 2 and Food Allergen training. Send an email with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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