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What an exciting time it is to be part of our Marston’s family! Due to the continued success of our people development strategy, we have a vacancy for a Kitchen Skills Trainer to join our Tavern’s Training Team.

The Kitchen Skills Trainer role will support the business as it continues its ambitious investment in our people development — focussing on improving kitchen capabilities across our Corporate, Retail & Franchise businesses.

Our Ideal Kitchen Skills Trainer

The key to success will be excellent teamwork, communication and energy. You’ll need to be a training specialist who thrives on making a difference, adding value and continuously looking to improve ways of working. You will be a credible and resourceful coach and subject expert in kitchen operations and our food. We are looking for someone who engages people with passion and enthusiasm. The ideal candidate will:

  • Be flexible, since the role will require some evening and weekend work and for you to stay overnight at sites across the breadth of England & Wales. 
  • Have experience of working within the retail or hospitality sector, and possess strong kitchen knowledge.
  • Have the ability to travel throughout our extensive pub estate.

In Return...

  • A competitive salary with industry leading car allowance (a full UK driving licence is required for this role)
  • Great career development opportunities
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 statutory days
  • Share Save option and pension scheme to name just a few of the benefits we offer

The Kitchen Trainer Role

This is an exciting, diverse and fast paced role! You will be responsible for helping to drive our people developing strategy and improve pub performance. You’ll be working on a range of projects and will be delivering training across our pubs and training locations. No two days in this role will be the same!


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering market leading pre-opening training at invested sites throughout the UK.
  • Supporting our menu development team, ensuring rollout of new menus are successful and engaging.
  • Reviewing and updating our existing training materials and methods of delivery, to ensure our approach is effective and fresh.
  • Promoting our kitchen development programmes throughout the estate.
  • Supporting our existing estate sites to ensure standards and customer satisfaction are maintained.
  • Designing and delivering bespoke coaching and training sessions.
  • Delivering on key KPIs on a monthly basis.

Sound like the job for you? If your skills and experience match those that we are looking for, apply today!

For general enquiries or an informal chat about the role please contact Chris Wilkinson - People Development Manager on 07792 250239.

Internal candidates speak to their Line Manager prior to applying.