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Valvona & Crolla



Recruitment

As a fourth generation family business spanning over 80 years, we pride ourselves in providing the highest quality and service in all areas of our business. We currently employ over 80 staff, and are always looking for like-minded people, with a passion for quality produce and a dedication to customer service.

We are recruiting motivated and experienced individuals, looking for a career in an innovative and expanding company. No less than a minimum of 9 months employment period considered unless otherwise stated. Please contact Mary Contini or Francesca Contini by email or post regarding any of these positions.

Mary Contini or Francesca Contini
Valvona & Crolla,
19 Elm Row,
Edinburgh, EH7 4AA

E-mail: recruitment@valvonacrolla.co.uk

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All applicants must be fluent in English & also have proof of their eligibility to live/work in the UK. All staff will also be required to have a bank account.

Early Morning Sandwich Maker
We are looking for someone to join our kitchen team to prepare fresh sandwiches and salads at our Elm Row Delicatessen.

Personal qualities should include working quickly and cleanly, and have an understanding of kitchen hygiene and food safety.

Previous experience beneficial, full training will be provided. Knowledge and understanding of handling quality ingredients and advantage.
 
Early morning shifts, 5 days a week, 20 and 25 hour contracts available.

Other benefits include participation in company pension scheme and staff discount on all shop purchases. 

Valvona & Crolla Retail Manager

Exciting opportunity to manage a city center Food & Gift Hall, specializing in finest Scottish and Continental artisan produce. Working with well established team and full support of Directors to deliver an exceptional customer experience, increase sales, and promote high quality and artisanal produce. 


Previous experience required:
-Merchandising, display and stock management
-Setting sales targets and increasing turnover
-Staff management and development

Personal attributes:
-Strong customer service skills
-Passionate about quality produce
-Positive, motivated and professional

Beneficial attributes:
-Knowledge of  wine, whisky & spirits
-Familiar with stock purchasing and profitability
-Hospitality experience
-Personal Licence Holder

Remuneration dependent of previous experience. Full time, permanent contract. Excellent benefits including generous staff discount and pension.

Please send your CV to recruitment@valvonacrolla.co.uk



Waiting Staff
We are recruiting for committed, professional people to work in a respected Edinburgh company which values quality and excellence.

Position requirements:
- Service skills, ability to take a section in a busy restaurant
- Proficient English speaker for dealing with customers
- Confidence in up selling
- Professional ethic and care for customer service
- Minimum 12 months previous experience
- Knowledge of Italian food & wine an advantage
- Thriving in a busy, fast paced environment- minimum 9 months commitment
- Remuneration dependant on experience
- Opportunities for progression


Join our friendly and welcoming team, a diversity of opportunities available.

  • Salary dependant on experience 
  • Full time salaried contracts
  • Pension scheme
  • Food and wine discount in the delicatessen
  • Friends and family shopping evenings
  • Outside Training opportunities

Please send CV and cover letter to recruitment@valvonacrolla.co.uk


Barista
We are recruiting for committed, professional people to work in a respected Edinburgh company which values quality and excellence.

Position requirements:
- barista proficiency, and passion for coffee
- minimum 12 months previous experience
- professional ethic and care for customer service
- thriving in a busy, fast paced environment
- minimum 9 months commitment
- remuneration dependant on experience
- opportunities for progression

Join our friendly and welcoming team, a diversity of opportunities available.

  • Salary dependant on experience 
  • Full time salaried contracts
  • Pension scheme
  • Food and wine discount in the delicatessen
  • Friends and family shopping evenings
  • Outside Training opportunities

Please send CV and cover letter to recruitment@valvonacrolla.co.uk


Driver & Warehouse Assistant
The position involves collecting bakery produce at 6am and delivering around the company.

Delivering customer orders around Edinburgh.
Fortnightly delivery to our store in Loch Lomond shores.
Assisting with incoming deliveries and warehousing duties.
Thirty hours per week, over five days.

Join our friendly and welcoming team, a diversity of opportunities available.

  • Salary dependant on experience 
  • Full time salaried contracts
  • Pension scheme
  • Food and wine discount in the delicatessen
  • Friends and family shopping evenings
  • Outside Training opportunities

Please send CV and cover letter to recruitment@valvonacrolla.co.uk