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We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

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Chef de Partie

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Package
  • Competitive salary
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development 
 
Hours:
42.5 hours a week, including evenings and weekends which are our busiest trading times.
 

Apply: please send your CV, a completed application form  and a covering letter for the attention of Stephen Robson

 

 
About us:
Suffolk Food Hall has established itself as an exemplar of local food. Our awards include being recognised as the best on-farm restaurant in Britain, with our products coming from local farms and suppliers. Our provenance of ingredients is critical to us and our customers.
 
The role: 
We are currently searching for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who has a distinct passion for fresh, local food as well as the ability to deliver fantastic customer service.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • To be fully aware of the preparation and service of all dishes on the menus.
  • To prepare and present dishes on the menus according to customer requirements.
  • To ensure mis en place is carried out in your allocated area of work to meet forecasted demand.
  • To maintain portion control guidelines in order to ensure the profitability of kitchen is maintained.To record temperature checks on food and in storage areas as directed to ensure statutory requirements are met and report any variances are rectified immediately.
  • To ensure food materials are stored correctly and rotated to meet company and legal requirements.
  • To keep food wastage to a minimum.
  • To maintain high standards of working practices in terms of personal appearance and safe and hygienic working practices.
  • To assist with the training of and supervise other members of the kitchen brigade.
  • To assist with quality control and menu planning where appropriate.
  • To practice the correct and safe use and care of all items of equipment.
  • To report all damage, hazards and wear and tear occurring within your areas of work.
  • To ensure all security and control procedures laid down are strictly adhered to.
  • To assist with various cleaning duties as required.
  • To be aware of product cost and kitchen gross profit targets.
  • To assist with the ordering of food materials as required following company procedures.
  • To consistently deliver superior customer service 
  • To be fully aware of and strictly observe Food Safety regulations and requirements.
  • To attend training when required.
  • To be fully aware of and strictly observe Health & Safety and fire procedures.
  • To be fully aware of and comply with company rules and regulations as identified in the team member handbook.
 

 

 

Part-Time Chef

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Package
  • Competitive salary
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development 
 
Hours:
10 – 25 hours a week, including evenings and weekends which are our busiest trading times.
 
 

Apply: please send your CV, a completed application form  and a covering letter for the attention of Stephen Robson

 

 
About us:
Suffolk Food Hall has established itself as an exemplar of local food. Our awards include being recognised as the best on-farm restaurant in Britain, with our products coming from local farms and suppliers. Our provenance of ingredients is critical to us and our customers.
 
The role: 
We are currently searching for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who has a distinct passion for fresh, local food as well as the ability to deliver fantastic customer service.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • To assist the Cook or Section Chef in preparing meals.
  • Depending on his or her length of experience (beginner or confirmed), the Commis Chef may carry out the following tasks:
  • Looking after the area allocated to him or her 
  • Food preparation tasks (mincing, garnishes, etc) 
  • Hot and cold cooking tasks (simple cooking, seasoning, etc) 
  • Cleaning and tidying the area allocated to him or her 
  • The Commis Chef may be required to stand in for his or her superior (Section Chef or Head Chef) when the latter is absent on leave
  • To ensure that health and safety rules are applied and respected (especially HACCP) 
  • To look after his or her own area 
  • To ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of working areas (floors, equipment, tables, etc) 
 
Entry Requirements Skills
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment 
  • Complete command of culinary basics 
  • Active listening skills: implementing the advice offered 
  • Time management: fluctuations in activity levels 
  • Taking the initiative 
  • Paying attention to detail and quality: respecting the instructions given 
  • Team spirit 
  • Adaptability If you are looking for a challenge, to commit time to a dynamic business and have aspirations to progress in an award winning operation, then this is the opportunity for you.
 

 

Junior Sous Chef

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Package
  • Competitive salary
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development 
 
Hours:
42.5 hours a week, including evenings and weekends which are our busiest trading times.
 

Apply: please send your CV, a completed application form  and a covering letter for the attention of Stephen Robson

 

 
About us:
Suffolk Food Hall has established itself as an exemplar of local food. Our awards include being recognised as the best on-farm restaurant in Britain, with our products coming from local farms and suppliers. Our provenance of ingredients is critical to us and our customers.
 
The role: 
We are currently searching for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who has a distinct passion for fresh, local food as well as the ability to deliver fantastic customer service.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Working in conjunction with the Head Chef, to ensure the consistent smooth running of food production areas within the designated areas.  
  • To ensure effective control of stock purchasing, storage, preparation and service with regard to quality, quantity and safety in accordance with the Head Chef. 
  • To ensure, through constant supervision, that all food production areas are operating to the required standards throughout the designated opening hours. 
  • Maintaining a high level of food quality and production with the aim of exceeding our members and guests expectations. 
  • Assisting the Head Chef in ensuring that the food operations are controlled in a manner which reaches the desired cost of sales.
  • To ensure that all complaints, suggestions or enquiries by guests are dealt with in accordance with the Head chef and the company policies. 
  • Ensuring the security of all foods, chemicals and equipment by maintaining procedures laid down by the Head Chef and the management team. 
  • To ensure that at all times cleanliness, food safety and all other Health and Safety matters are adhered to so as not to breach any legislative points within the Food Safety Act 1990 or the Health and Safety at Work Act. 
  • Monitoring the performance of all kitchen staff and dealing with any shortfalls immediately where possible. 
  • To show initiative and ability to problem solve so that the running of the kitchen remains as smooth as possible at all times. 
  • As and when required give support, guidance and any appropriate training to members of the kitchen staff. 
  • Report any disciplinary matters to the Head Chef and Cookhouse Business Manager. 
  • To foster a good team spirit at all times. 
  • To undertake all other duties necessary as and when directed by the  Head Chef.
 

 

Full / Part-Time Retail Assistant

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Hours: both full and part time opportunities are available, attractive benefits and rates of pay offered based on experience.You will need to be willing and available to work some weekends.

 

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of
Abby Bumstead.

 
 

About us:the Suffolk Food Hall is an award winning centre of excellence for local food with provenance and has recently been awarded 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food (CA Rural Oscars).

The role: The Suffolk Food Hall prides itself on its extensive range of fantastic products and we're currently looking to invite talented aspirational people equipped with previous retail experience and a high drive for learning and achievement to join this ever growing independent business.

Our customers love food and so do we; therefore we try to share our passion and knowledge for our products at all times in order to provide them with best experience possible.

We are currently searching for an enthusiastic, experienced and reliable individual who has the ability to deliver fantastic customer service, pay strong attention to detail and work pro-actively in a team.

You will have a genuine passion and interest for fabulous food, a minimum of 12 months retail experience, basic IT skills and be qualified to GCSE standard or above.

Duties will include:

  • Providing outstanding customer service
  • Stock replenishment and checking off deliveries
  • Merchandising and display
  • Opening and closing checks
  • Daily cleaning duties

 

 

 

Baker's Apprentice

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Hours: This is a full time vacancy with training included. Good rates of pay and attractive benefits offered.

 

You will need to be willing and available to work some weekends.

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of Claire Cook.

 

The Suffolk Food Hall prides itself on its extensive range of fantastic breads and cakes, all made from scratch in our bakery.

We are currently searching for an apprentice baker who has a keen interest in cooking and baking.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have a great work ethic, work well with others, be able to carry out physical work and work to timelines
  • Be able to communicate effectively with your manager and the team
  • Be passionate about great bread, looking for challenges, have a positive attitude

 

  

 

 

 

Delicatessen Assistant

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Package
  • Competitive salary
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of
Abby Bumstead.

 
The Department: The range and quality of products, and the level of service from our Delicatessen, have been pivotal in the Suffolk Food Hall maintaining its position as a nationally recognized Farm Shop.
Originality, presentation and personal charm continues to make this department a leading part of our business.  If you wish to be part of a fun (albeit hard working) team, have a genuine passion for different foods and enjoy people, please read on … and send us your application.
 
The role: our Delicatessen team is led by a supervisor and mutually supported by the wider Food Hall team.  With eight years of strong trade, we have a loyal base of customers, defined processes and suppliers.  However, we are continuously refreshing the offering particularly with new products and ways to display the range.  Whilst maintaining the high standards we adopt, our range tantalizing, and the exceptional customer service we give; you will have opportunities to evolve delicatessen with the rest of the team.
 
Key attributes:
  • Whilst the greater your knowledge of cheese and charcuterie, the better; in depth experience is not a prerequisite.
  • An interest, passion and/or willingness to learn about local and continental foods is more important.
  • You must also have confidence when serving customers.  Warm and bubbly characters are welcome; mumblers need not apply!
  • Attention to detail is critical to ensure our products, the display and processes / procedures are always tickety boo.
  • Previous experience of food safety, allergen and trading standard compliance would be beneficial, but you will receive lots of training and support in these areas.
  • Skill in merchandising delicatessen products and a sales track record
  • Five day per week commitment, including a weekend rota

 

 

  

Barista

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Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development

Hours: 25 - 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends which are our busiest trading times.

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and a covering letter for the attention of Hannah Benneworth.

 
About us:
Suffolk Food Hall has established itself as an exemplar of local food. Our awards include being recognised as the best on-farm restaurant in Britain, with our products coming from local farms and suppliers. Our provenance of ingredients is critical to us and our customers.
 
The role: 
We are currently searching for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who has a distinct passion for serving excellent coffee as well as the ability to deliver fantastic customer service.  Duties will include:
  • Coffee making in a busy café
  • Training staff in coffee making
  • Serving customers
  • Running drinks and food to the customer
  • Cleaning and tidying the work area
  • To ensure that health and safety rules are applied and respected 
Entry Requirements Skills:
  • Previous barista experience – minimum 2 years
  • Time management: fluctuations in activity levels
  • Taking the initiative
  • Paying attention to detail and quality
  • Adaptability
If you are looking for a challenge, to commit time to a dynamic business and have aspirations to progress in an award winning operation, then this is the opportunity for you.

  

      

Food Service Team

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Hours: Hours: 5 - 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends which are our busiest trading times.
 
Package:
  • competitive salary
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café & Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, inc public holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development
 
Apply: please send your CV and a completed application form and a covering letter for the attention of Hannah Benneworth

 

 

About us:

Suffolk Food Hall has established itself as an exemplar of local food. Our awards include being recognised as the best on-farm restaurant in Britain, with our products coming from local farms and suppliers. Our provenance of ingredients is critical to us and our customers.

 

About the role:

We are looking to appoint both full-time and part time professional food service staff to join our buzzing team. You will need to have previous food service experience and a good understanding of the food industry. The successful candidate will have great enthusiasm for serving customers, a love for quality, be passionate about food, be smart, efficient and overall want to succeed. 
 
Duties will include:
  • Opening and closing the Café or Restaurant
  • Serving customers 
  • Running drinks and food to the customer
  • Cleaning and tidying the work area
  • To ensure that Food Safety and health & safety rules are applied and respected 
 
Entry Requirements Skills:
  • Previous waiting experience preferable
  • Time management: fluctuations in activity levels
  • Taking the initiative 
  • Paying attention to detail and quality
  • Adaptability
If you are looking for a challenge, to commit time to a dynamic business and have aspirations to progress in an award winning operation, then this is the opportunity for you.