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Job Vacancies

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Please send your CV by email along with a brief explanation on why you're well placed for the position.



Permanent Position (hours negotiable) over the week including weekend work, between the hours of 8.00am & 6.00pm.
The Butchers at the Suffolk Food Hall are looking to add to their dynamic team, with an ambitious and competent butcher who thrives in a fantastic working atmosphere. This is an exciting opportunity to work within an award-winning butchery, assuming responsibility for daily tasks needed to continue the success of our counter.
To this end we are looking for:
  • Full range of technical skills including experience of whole-carcass butchery (Level 2 Qualification)
  • Excellent customer service with a knowledge of cooking and preparing products
  • Ability to communicate well
  • Enthusiasm and drive to work hard, completing tasks to a high standard
  • Willingness to work within the team
  • Openness to receive and contribute fresh ideas
If you are passionate about butchery and excited by an environment that excels in providing nothing but the highest quality, please email a CV and short covering letter detailing why this position is well suited to you.

Weekend staff

Spring and summer are starting to get busy, so we're looking for weekend staff in one (or more) of the following departments...

  • Butchery & Fish ~ Customer Service Assistant
  • Delicatessen ~ Customer Service Assistant
  • Home and Garden ~ Customer Service Assistant
  • Grocer (general) ~ Till Operatives and Customer Service Assistants

If you are happy, hardworking and enthusiastic please apply with a letter explaining why you would like to work at the Suffolk Food Hall along with a copy of your CV.

Please send your application to Abby Knight


Weekend Cleaners

The Suffolk Food Hall is looking to recruiting weekend cleaning staff to maintain standards throughout the site, as an exemplar for local food. The hours are 7am-9am, Saturday & Sunday.
Duties and responsibilities include:
1. Completing the necessary cleaning jobs, principally in the Cookhouse restaurant and the Food Hall, including lavatories and storage facilities
2. Adhering to and completing daily records such as cleaning schedules.
3. To communicate clearly to the line managers any areas within your responsibility that could be improved to the benefit of the Food Hall and the company as a whole.
4. To follow Fodo Safety and Health & Safety and other guidelines
5. To be aware at all times of risks to you, colleagues  and customers, and to resolve or report to line manager any areas that require improvement.
6. Be competent in the safe use of chemical and cleaning materials, which could be hazardous, COSHH
7. Covering for other cleaners if necessary in the event of staff shortage or holidays.
If you are someone who will relish in the challenge of maintaining strict standards of hygiene and cleanliness, are motivated, punctual, reliable, trustworthy, friendly manner and most importantly attention to detail then please send a covering letter and your CV to the Head Chef



Café Porter / Cook ~ Interviewing

The Café at the Food Hall is an expectional part of the business, particularly as we approach the summer.  This position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a committed team in a 'happening' working environment.  You should be committed to producing fresh food from scratch with quality ingredients and offering the best possible customer service.

Your main role will consist of working the Café kitchen, where you will be responsible for preparing and serving food, washing-up and general cleaning duties. There may be the need to work front of house during busy periods or as required due to the demands of business.  Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team essential.

Primarily daytime hours with regular weekends & bank holidays.  The full time position is 42 hours per week.  Email send your CV to the Head Chef



Commis Chef ~ open

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a committed team in a great working environment. Under the general guidance and supervision of the kitchen team you will assist in the preparation and service of all sections in the kitchen with a very strong focus on local and seasonal ingredients. You will continue to learn skills 'on the job' and gain direct experience in a professional, busy, demanding kitchen. This is an exciting and rewarding position where the learning curve is huge and performing new skills under pressure is a challenge.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sees that all food items for the restaurant are prepared on time and meet quality and quantity standard
  • Maintaining of cleanliness in all assigned areas, including refrigerators and freezers
  • Performs duties common to position and other duties as maybe assigned
  • Controls cost by minimizing spoilage, waste, proper storage and exercising strict portion control
  • Ensure that cost control policies and procedures are followed
  • Ensures freshness and suitability of products used by the section and that they are stored properly
  • Ensures smooth running of the section at all times

Primarily daytime hours with regular weekends & bank holidays.  The full time position is 42 hours per week. Salary is dependent upon experience.  The Head Chef is waiting for your CV by email...



Senior chef de partie ~ open

The Cookhouse is looking for a professional, dedicated and passionate chef who is striving to build their career in the hospitality industry. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer service, restaurant success and business goals. Under the general guidance and supervision of the Head Chef, the kitchen team member will assist in the preparation and service of all sections in the kitchen.  You will be working as part of a large team in a great working environment. Communication skills and your ability to work alone or as part of a team are essential. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a section within the kitchen 
  • Ensure that dishes are prepared and cooked according to the specific standards
  • Managing the development and supervision of the Commis Chefs on the section, ensuring they are fully trained and understand their duties
  • Ensure that stock is rotated and controlled within the specific section of the kitchen
  • Ensure the cleaning schedule is adhered to and that cleaning tasks are delegated as appropriate
  • Ensure full understanding of the functional administration of the restaurant
  • Maintain a detailed Knowledge of the full menu and be able to explain dish descriptions
  • Ensure compliance with food hygiene and H&S requirements
  • Ensure all policies, procedures, standards and guidelines are carefully adhered to

The successful candidate will receive; a competitive salary, extensive training and development opportunities, a great career progression opportunity, staff discounts in the Restaurant, Home & Garden and Food Hall, 28 days annual leave and other company wide benefits.

Please send your CV direct to the Head Chef



Home & Garden sales assistant ~ Open

Full Time Position
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 (particularly in merchandising), maintain a high product standard and work pro-actively in a team.
You will need to have a genuine passion and interest in horticulture and a good level of plant knowledge.
Qualifications: a good standard of plant knowledge, a minimum of 12 months retail experience, basic IT skills and be qualified to GCSE standard or above.
If this sounds like the right role for you then get in touch, we would like you to send a CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to join the team.




Restaurant / Café Service Staff ~ Open

Suffolk Food Hall has established itself as an exemplar of local food. We are an award winning Food Hall based in Suffolk with our products coming from local farms and suppliers, our provenance of ingredients is critical to us and our customers.

We are growing from strength to strength, in fact our sales are improving by a third each year, and we are always looking for rising stars who can take us further.

We are looking to appoint professional service staff to join a buzzing team. You will need to have great enthusiasm for serving customers, having a love for quality, be passionate about food, be smart, efficient and overall want to succeed.

Working up to a five day week within a team and also days on the weekend on a rota system is important to us as this is where most sales are generated.

If you are looking for a challenge to commit time to a dynamic business and have aspirations to progress an award winning operation, then this is the opportunity for you.

Please forward your CV by email.