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Job Vacancies

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:


Junior Sous Chef ~ open

We are currently searching for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who has a distinct passion for food along with the ability to deliver fantastic customer service. 
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 along with our ethos of using seasonal ingredients and preparing food from scratch.
Job role:
You will be responsible for all food storage, preparation, production, cooking and service to the restaurant. To assist and deputise the Head chef and Sous Chef as required.
Duties and 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 Executive Head Chef and Food and Beverage Manager.
  • To foster a good team spirit at all times.
  • To undertake all other duties necessary as and when directed by the  Head Chef.
The role would be suitable for a very strong Senior CDP hoping to progress their career or a chef currently at Junior Sous level who would like to take on a new challenge cooking farmhouse food with an emphasis on big bold flavours and hearty food.
This is a full time position based on a five day working week including weekends and evenings. Salary from £20,000-£22,000 based on experience.
Please send a completed application form and your CV to the Head Chef.

Commis Chef ~ open

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 

Key Responsibilities
  • 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
  • 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 
Please send a completed application form and your CV to the Head Chef.