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Team Member - Tesco Cafe

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £11.70
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: None, None, bt367gu
Company: Tesco
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: tesco/TP/3002584/885795


About the role

Tea is brewing. Café doors are opening. The day is about to start, and so are our café team members. They’re the talented people making every day a little better for our customers. Now, you can join them.

As a Team Member in our café, you\'re part of everything - a bit of cooking, a bit of chatting with customers, and a lot of impact. As someone dedicated to great service, you’ll make sure that every dish you prepare and serve lives up to the promise of our menu and meets all safety standards. Along with this, you’ll help keep everything, from kitchen equipment to customer tables tidy and clean.

It’s a lively role, full of everyday challenges, but that’s just one of the reasons it’s so exciting. A few other reasons include flexible working hours, opportunities for progression and so much more.

You will be responsible for

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of Tesco as a business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

  • Keeping kitchen equipment and utensils clean and tidy.
  • Serving customers quickly, efficiently and with care.
  • Following food safety and hygiene regulations while keeping daily records.
  • Practising first in, first out (FIFO) stock rotation to keep our food fresh.
  • Accepting deliveries and handling the safe storage of food.
  • Being aware of (and following) all operational policies and procedures.
  • Preparing, cooking, and serving food according to our café’s delicious menu.
  • Making sure we maintain our standards and all food products are available.
  • Knowing our café’s menu inside and out and serving food exactly as it’s intended.
  • Resolving customer complaints and passing on information to the Café Manager.
  • Staying up-to-date with business communications and exciting new initiatives.
  • Clearing and sanitising tables so our café stays clean.

You will need

ou will need

  • A commitment to hospitality and excellent customer service.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety standards.
  • The ability to work efficiently and maintain a clean environment.


  • Comfortable working in a team.
  • Great communicator with a proactive attitude.
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Confident using your initiative to improve ways of working.
  • Good at planning and keeping things organised.
  • Adaptable to working in the buzz of a fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for you

Alongside a fantastic work life balance, we offer excellent benefits that help make The Cafe a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to::

  • Colleague Clubcard after 3 months service - 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four-day period, off most purchases at Tesco
  • Request flexible working from day one
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to free wellbeing services with a range of resources to support your mind, body, and life
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Uniform provided and policies to support you for all of life’s moments, big and small
  • Holiday starting at 28 days (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here.

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues.

It’s part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work, and we’re proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We're the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, and a vast variety of roles, we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business.

We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

For more information about us please visit

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