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up to £30,000
Full Time
January 11, 2023

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of a Chef to join the Bakehouse Kitchen café, at our Scaynes Hill Garden Centre, preparing food to the highest standards. This role is suitable for a focused individual who can work in a fast paced environment. You will report to the Bakehouse Kitchen Manager & focus on delivering the daily tasks set out by the in-house Manager. this is a great opportunity for an experienced chef, or someone who is beginning their career in the catering industry.


  • Food Hygiene & Safety Awareness
  • 2 years previous experience in a chef/food prep role
  • Food preparation and presentation
  • Customer Service
  • Team player
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced kitchen environment


  • Food preparation - ensuring kitchen & ingredients are prepared in advance of service.
  • Food service - ensure food service is conducted in an orderly manner with the highest levels of quality. This is all to be achieved in a timely manner.
  • Site cleanliness/Standards - ensuring that the cafe confirms to the exceptional standards needed to give a customer experience that is second to none.
  • Product presentation - Food presentation should be creative and appealing to the eye. This is a key area that should differentiate us from our competitors.
  • Waste/loss management - Minimize food waste through date control and management.
  • Customer Service - take an active role with customers as the cafe is an open kitchen environment.
  • All food safety requirements should be met and ensure we hit a 5-star food safety grade.
  • The opportunity to get involved in hosting and running food themed events

Extras & Perks

💰 Competitive basic salary (DOE)

🌴 25 days holiday (bank holidays additional to this) & 7 Additional days of annual leave (1 day for each year worked)

⚕️Private Health and Dental care after 1 year

🚴Ride to work scheme

🚗On site parking

📚 Continuous training and development to help you reach your career goals

How to apply

To apply for this job email your CV and cover letter to

To apply for this job email your CV and cover letter to