Careers at Ruby Violet

We are hiring

In order to make, sell, deliver and promote our frozen delights we need dedicated and passionate people.

At the moment we are looking to employ: 

- A Creative Ice cream & Pastry Chef
- A Van Drive
- FOH Staff

Please read below for more information. To apply for any of the positions, please email parlour@rubyviolet.co.uk with your CV along with a brief cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for the role.

 

Creative Ice cream & Pastry Chef

We are primarily looking for a full time ice cream maker, we also have a number of different jobs available, so if you would like to work for Ruby Violet, please email us.
We create exciting and innovative ice creams and sorbets using only the best quality ingredients and production methods which we serve from our Tufnell Park parlour and our new location at Granary Square Kings Cross.

We are looking for someone with flair and creativity in the kitchen to join our friendly team. Ideal applicants might have a background in pastries, speciality desserts, food design, have attended formal chef training or something similar. The right applicant will be a motivated worker with excellent interpersonal skills and high standards. The candidate must be willing to roll up their sleeves and help wherever needed in our small but growing business.

 Responsibilities will include:

- Doing what is required to ensure the kitchen runs smoothly & high standards of hygiene are maintained.
- Creating ice cream cakes, gelollies, and other desserts in consultation with clients.
- Churning ice cream and sorbet.
- Baking biscuits, sponge cake, meringues and other treats.
- Working with clients to create bespoke ice cream flavours.
- Developing new product lines with the director.
- Cleaning, inventory and purchasing.
- Preparing our food products for professional photography.
- Occasionally serving customers and helping out around the parlour with opening/closing duties.

 The successful applicant will receive the relevant training to complete all aspects to a high standard.

Qualifications:

- Fluent English.
- Previous kitchen experience in a creative role.
- Level 2 Food & Hygiene certificate (you can get this online).
- Valid work permit/visa for the UK.
- Love of ice cream & a good sense of humour.

Must be willing to work flexible hours, in particular evenings and weekends. July-August are our high season, which means we need all hands on deck.

Other benefits:

- Discounts on our Ice Cream.
- A great team to work with.
- Excellent outings and a relaxed but dedicated team culture

 

Van Driver

Delivery driver 20 hours per week NW5/N1C/WD4

Part time driver required to deliver ice cream and associated goods between Kings Langley/London NW5/London N1. Must be able to lift boxes of cones/pans of ice cream and keep an inventory up to date at storage area. Should be neat, methodical, clean & punctual, with a good work ethic.

Regular hours, during the Summer months more hours could be available. This could become a full time job for the right person.

You will be:

- Over 25 and have held a clean driving licence for the past 2 years (for insurance purposes)
- Organised, efficient and neat, with high standards of cleanliness. Attention to detail is essential
- Hardworking, responsible, enthusiastic and dependable
- A lover of the finest ice cream
- Able to work weekends

You will have:

- Good working knowledge of HACCP
- Level 2 food hygiene certificate
- A good sense of fun
- Great customer service skills

 

FOH staff, Ruby Violet Ice Cream, King's Cross & Tufnell Park

We are looking for an enthusiastic and EXPERIENCED member of staff to join our front of house team on a full time basis. We are interested in people of all ages with retail experience.

We create exciting and innovative ice creams and sorbets using only the best quality ingredients and production methods, which we serve from our parlours at Tufnell Park and Kings Cross just off Granary Square.

The right applicant will be a motivated hard worker with excellent interpersonal skills and high standards.

Responsibilities will include:

- Doing what is required to ensure the shop runs smoothly & high standards of hygiene are maintained
- All aspects of customer service.
- Preparing & serving ice cream, drinks and sundaes.

The successful applicant will receive the relevant training to complete all aspects to a high standard.

Qualifications:

- Fluent English.
- Customer service experience in a food setting.
- Level 2 Food & Hygiene certificate.
- Valid work permit/visa for the UK.
- Love of ice cream & a good sense of humour.

Must be willing to work flexible hours, in particular evenings and weekends.
We are growing quickly and promote from within. Benefits include free ice cream, staff parties, but most importantly a culture that cares about employees and loves to have fun.