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‘Leiths students have become an integral part of the business. It’s a relationship I hope will continue as we build our business and in return I hope to offer the students from Leiths an exciting entry into the life of a fast-paced London kitchen. Watching a student grow into a true professional gives me great pleasure.’
Robin G.

Development Chef - 2-3 week contract
ST av

immediate start/Central London

New start-up is looking for a Development Chef to assist with creating a range of exclusive recipes and menus that will focus on lifestyle, heritage and the idea of hosting. The brand will include Russian influences/heritage touches and strong nutritional values. Contract is likely to be 2-3 weeks long.

Part-time Head Chef for new start up
P lm

September start/Central London

Permanent part-time chef needed for new start-up. Chef will be responsible for food purchasing, preparing and delivering a very high end menu to client homes and unique destinations in Central London.

You will have your own prep kitchen and transport; the ability to assist with planning and costing menus; faultless health and safety written policies and practices (including at least level 2 certification); prior experience and expertise in bespoke, small event dining; great communication and social skills; impeccable appearance.

Head Chef for new start-up
D av

immediate start/SW5

A high-end catering start-up is looking for a development chef to help create a range of exclusive recipes and menus for clients in Central London. The brand chef will be developing recipes with Russian influence/heritage touches and strong nutritional values. The role can then be extended into a part-time role with chef being responsible for food purchasing, preparing and delivering a very high end menu to client homes and unique destinations in Central London.

For the latter role, you will have your own prep kitchen and transport; the ability to assist with planning and costing menus; faultless health and safety written policies and practices (including at least level 2 certification); prior experience and expertise in bespoke, small event dining; great communication and social skills; impeccable appearance.

CDP near Sherborne, Dorset
P qa

immediate start/DT9

CDP needed for busy hotel, restaurant and bar. You will run and supervise any kitchen section to the standards set by the Head Chef; ensure good stock and waste control is practised; ensure designated section is clean and well-organised; delegate to junior chefs and support them in their development; comply with all h&s regs. You will be self-motivated with a passion for hospitality and cooking; you will have excellent time management skills and good attention to detail. Employer is happy to consider a 3-6 month placement as well as less experienced chefs as long as some work experience has been undertaken.

Pastry Chef - Islington
P rh

immediate start/NW3

Permanent or Permanent Part-Time Pastry Chef needed for well-established vegetarian restaurant in NW3. Happy to consider new graduates, but must be a competent baker/dessert/pastry chef with a deep knowledge of vegan/plant-based baking. Looking for a team worker who can work independently when required. You will be inventive and creative with good drive and ambition.

Production Manager - Cairo, Egypt
P pg

immediate start/Cairo

Very experienced chef with 20+ years of knowledge in pastry and experience in mass production and managing a large team is needed for a one year contract. The production manager will be responsible for overseeing the company strategy and future expansion plans as well as managing operations and meeting goals set by the board of directors. Full job description available.

CHEFS NEEDED FOR SEASON WORK - Dunkeld, Scotland
S tb

immediate start/Perthshire

Chefs needed with immediate effect for seasonal work until late September at a popular beer garden on the banks of the Tay. Live-out roles, but help can be given with finding accommodation.

CHEF - evenings only in Welling
P ar

immediate start/Welling

Two chefs needed to work evenings only, 25 hours per week. Some commercial kitchen experience required.

HEAD CHEF for new bar and restaurant in CHELSEA
p st

immediate start/SW3

New restaurant and bar opening in July is looking to recruit a creative Head Chef to develop and grow the menu alongside a young and dynamic front of house team. Ideally with a passion for British seasonal cooking and high quality ingredients, this is an opportunity for someone to put their own stamp on a unique site in central London. Maximum 80 covers.

Head Chef for Cafe and Events Space - Arlesford, Hampshire
P cmf

immediate start/Arlesford

Creative head chef wanting to make an impact and be part of an exciting new project is needed for a permanent part-time role 3-4 days per week. You will be working in a cafe environment and event space. Accommodation available.

Street Food/Assistant Chef Role
P bsc

reopening soon/Borough Market

The Bath Dairy is an new venture from The Bath Soft Cheese Company, an award winning artisan producer of organic cheeses. They are launching a new hot food stall at Borough Market and are looking for a skilled chef to help prepare delicious dishes including tartiflette and baked soft cheese. Chef will be a passionate foodie and enjoying providing fantastic customer service. As the face of the brand, you will be confident and engage with customers. You will need to be a fast worker, and able to handle multiple orders. High hygiene standards essential. Hours are Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm.

WANT TO WORK WITH A TALENTED YOUNG TEAM IN BEAUTIFUL PERTHSHIRE?
P bt

immediate start/Grandtully, Perthshire

If you are looking to work with a talented team and outstanding Scottish ingredients, suppliers and producers, there are four new roles available based in stunning rural surroundings as part of an ambitious, growing, family-owned and run business. Menu are ingredient-led, seasonal and packed with incredible flavours - many home or locally grown or foraged from the surrounding forests, fields and hedgerows.

Roles available are for CDP and Commis as well as a Summer CDP from April - October.

There will also be the opportunity to experience the Cook School by Ballintaggart and The Feasts by Ballintaggart, an atypical catering and events business. These roles will suit enthusiastic, creative, countryside-loving individuals with an eye for detail and an enjoyment of variety - no two days are the same and the menu changes frequently.

CHEF for Rural Pub in Berkshire
P wa

immediate start/Berkshire

Smart gastropub with a sustainable ethos, homegrown and locally sourced produce, needs chef for immediate start. Located mid-way between Newbury and Basingstoke.