Roundwood Garden Centre is based in the outskirts of Braintree serving the local communities’ gardening needs, as well as being an ideal place to grab a bite to eat and a great cup of coffee. With the guidance and support of the dedicated team, trainees can achieve the vital skills needed to take that next step into employment.
The catering training at Roundwood covers all aspects of food preparation, cooking, baking, hygiene and serving of food. Training also involves the provision of tea and coffee facilities and buffet lunches for the centre’s conference room.
The café is open to the public seven days a week offering a wide range of customer service training opportunities. Trainees receive till training and are responsible for taking orders, preparing drinks, providing waiter service and clearing tables.
The centre’s horticultural training includes learning about plant care, product growing and landscaping.
Roundwood Conference room has WiFi facilities.
Monday - Thursday: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Friday: 8.30 am - 4.00 pm
Saturday: 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Sunday: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm