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Job opportunities at Holloways

Holloways has been retailing exceptional home and garden furniture from showrooms nestled in the Suckley Hills for more than 30 years.

A family-run business, we specialise in luxury living, garden room and garden furniture, interior design and home accessories.

We have a Neptune store-in-store, showcasing the very best of this great British brand, a gift shop brimming with kitchenware, candles, home fragrance and children's and tech gifts, and an on-site beauty, hair and aesthetics salon, The Sanctuary.

Our award-winning, field-to-fork Glasshouse restaurant serves modern British menus at breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea. 

Holloways Garden Antiques is our sister business, selling antique statuary, modern sculpture, pots and planters and architectural salvage from courtyards surrounding our furniture showrooms.

Apply for any of the positions we list by sending your CV, with a great covering letter explaining why you're the perfect fit for Holloways, to recruitment@holloways.co.uk

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FULL AND PART-TIME WAITING STAFF

Full and part-time roles available, including some Saturdays

We're looking for enthusiastic and efficient full and part-time waiting staff to join the team in our busy Glasshouse restaurant. With a can-do attitude, you're a real team player with a genuine love for seasonal food and drink - one that you'll be able to communicate clearly to our customers.

About you:
Reporting to the Front of House manager, you'll have naturally high standards, be calm under pressure and will share our passion for an exceptional customer experience from ordering to dining. You'll also be a great salesperson, sharing stories of our hero local producers and recommending dishes and wines, local ales and craft ciders.

Your duties will include:

  • warmly welcoming customers and taking orders
  • serving food and drinks, quickly and efficiently
  • being enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the food and drinks we offer, championing our local suppliers
  • communicating with customers to ensure they are satisfied with their meals

Hours: Flexible, full or part-time hours, including some Saturdays. 9am-5pm. Immediate start.

Want to join the Glasshouse team? Email recruitment@holloways.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter, or pop into the restaurant

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KITCHEN ASSISTANT

Minimum 3 days a week

11am-3pm

Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll assist in the kitchen during our busiest periods.

About you:
Enthusiastic, personable and reliable with a can-do attitude, you’ll be calm under pressure when the kitchen gets busy during the lunchtime rush. In return, you’ll benefit from a good rate of pay, great colleagues and all the training you need in this well-established family business.

Your duties will include:

  • supporting the Head Chef and Front of House team to keep the kitchen tidy and operational during service
  • operating the dishwasher and keeping the sink area clear 
  • general kitchen duties, as required
  • some food preparation, if required by the Head Chef

Hours: 11am-3pm, minimum 3 days a week

Looking to join the Glasshouse team? Email recruitment@holloways.co.uk or pop into the restaurant

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PASTRY CHEF / BAKER

8am-4/5pm

3-4 days a week, no Sundays

Passionate about seasonal food with provenance, you have a passion for pastry - particularly baking exceptional cakes.

With a proven flair for presentation, you'll have restaurant or other catering experience under your belt. You thrive under pressure and have exceptional attention to detail when it comes to creating brilliant bakes and memorable desserts for our lunchtime service and afternoon tea guests. With a great work ethic, you're ready to go the extra mile for our discerning diners and the rest of the Glasshouse team.

Reporting to the Head Chef, you'll assist with developing new cakes and traybakes, desserts and bread products, setting the standard for our award-winning food operation. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Glasshouse team while we continue the transition from a cafe attached to our stunning furniture showrooms to a destination restaurant.

Though you'll of course work closely with the Head Chef, ensuring the expected high standards are maintained, you'll be equally happy to get your hands dirty and muck in with the wider kitchen team in busy periods when the job demands. 

 

Your duties will include:

  • working closely with the Head Chef to develop new cakes, desserts and bread products
  • prepping ingredients and preparing and presenting dishes for service
  • working closely with the Front of House manager to deliver an exceptional food experience and smooth-running service

Hours:  8am-4/5pm, 3-4 days a week, no Sundays

Want to join the Glasshouse team? Email recruitment@holloways.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter

Pastry chef decorating cakes

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