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Head Chef Vacancy

Chequer Mead Theatre is currently recruiting for the role of Head Chef.

The Apron is Chequer Mead’s growing coffee shop come casual dining come bar experience for the public and theatre goers. Our lunch and dinner menus are varied and focus on local produce where possible. The Apron hosts weekend music events and has a large garden which is very popular in the summer months.

Chequer Mead hosts over 250 events per year both in the main auditorium and across the venue. The theatre offers a mixed programme of professional and community events and hosts many other events throughout the theatre.

We are a currently looking to recruit a full-time Head Chef (40hrs) to take in a lead in food at Chequer Mead with The Apron Bar & Coffee House at its heart.

This post would suit an experienced individual who is confident creating great honest food that can be presented well and is comfortable using professional catering equipment with a small, dedicated team.

As is the nature of the entertainment and hospitality business, this position will require regular evening and weekend work.

The catering manager will run the busy kitchen and should have sufficient professional kitchen experience and qualifications as outlined in the job specification.

Type: Full time (40hrs), Permanent.

Salary: £24,000 per annum.

Chequer Mead is an equal opportunities employer.

For more information, please contact Will Perkins, General Manager (E-mail: will@chequermead.co.uk Office: 01342 325577).

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter (or complete an application form [download below] if you prefer) to Will Perkins, General Manager
E-mail: will@chequermead.co.uk or
Post: Chequer Mead Theatre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3BS

Please note: this position may close without warning if we find a suitable number of candidates for interview.

Further information including current menus can be found on The Apron's websie.

Adobe PDF FileDownload "Head Chef Job Specfication"

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