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Take it with PGL...



Working as a Catering Assistant in fantastic locations across the UK

PGL take great pride in serving excellent quality food to our guests and colleagues, all thanks to the effort of our hardworking Catering team. As a Catering Assistant you will fuel our guests’ adventures and contribute to them reaching extraordinary goals with PGL.

Earn up to £20,475 (pro rata) per year 
Full time position with usual finish by 8pm 
Progression opportunities available 

Whether you’re looking for a new career or already have kitchen experience, PGL will provide you with a fantastic platform to progress your career in catering and broaden your horizons. .

Apply today and begin your adventure into catering.


Key Responsibilities

As a PGL Catering Assistant, you will work in a fun and friendly team who care about delivering the very best dining experience and achieving highs standards of customer service. Working as a Catering Assistant provides a fantastic opportunity to develop your catering skills through learning from catering professionals in a supportive environment.

You’ll support the team in a range of tasks from serving, food preparation, pot washing and ensuring dining areas are kept clean and tidy and adhere. Your working week will involve a combination of breakfast, lunch and evening meal shifts but unlike most catering roles you wont be working late into the night with a typical evening shift finishing before 8pm.

Staff Package

When you join PGL’s catering team as a Catering Assistant, you can expect to earn between £1,626 and £1,707 a month. You’ll work full time, five days a week, with a typical evening shift ending at 8pm.

PGL provide and fund a variety of excellent training and qualifications opportunities that help you to develop your career. This includes the annual Chef Academy programme, which provides you with the qualifications, knowledge and skills you need to advance towards Assistant Chef at PGL or progress into a role within other establishments.

Your uniform is also provided for you, and we offer a 20% discount to all colleagues in our on-site stores.

In addition, we have optional accommodation and meals packages that allow you to benefit even more from your PGL experience.

Our fabulous on-site accommodation will allow you to save whilst letting you make the most of frequent staff social events, including sports clubs, games groups and karaoke nights. With all bills and utilities covered, you’ll still earn up to £273 a week.

Our meals package will provide you with three nutritional meals every day for only £46.00 a week. We can cater to all dietary requirements, and have hot and cold options available, with centres offering special themed meals at select points during the year.

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Key PGL Facts

Key PGL Facts

Need more convincing to apply? Surely not, but if so – here are a few ‘must know’ key facts:

  • we employ over 3,000 people every year
  • over 400,000 guests visit a PGL centre every year
  • we are experienced! We have been providing activity holidays since 1957, more than 60 years!
  • we have the most competitive staff package
  • we are the employer of choice within the outdoor activity industry!