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'Champion of Champions'  ~  Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

'Champion of Champions'

 


 

 

Head Chef ~ open

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Package

The package: Salary is dependent upon experience; and there’s a fair share of tips too. 
 
Benefits include flexible shifts and no split shifts. We’re only open a la carte two evening per week, plus other evening functions ad hoc, and are closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day. You’ll have 28 days holiday per year and a discount card for use in our award winning Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant. Other benefits include free parking, pension scheme and cycle to work scheme.
 
If you are looking for a challenge, want to commit time to a dynamic business and have aspirations to progress in an award winning operation; then this is the opportunity for you.
 
Hours: 42.5 hours per week, 5 days over 7, weekends are our busiest periods but we are open seven days a week.
 
Suffolk Food Hall is an award winning centre of excellence for locally produced food.  Winning the Countryside Alliance’s 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food Award (the countryside’s Oscars) as well as the FARMA Best on-Farm restaurant in Britain, means we’re the very best of the very best in the UK.
 
Our 130 cover restaurant serves traditional farmhouse food with a modern twist, using the best local seasonal produce, in a modern setting with views over the Orwell Bridge. 
 
We are looking to appoint a talented, full-time, self-motivated Head Chef with relevant previous experience and a strong attention to detail. We are seeking an enthusiastic person who understands quality, is passionate about food, is inspired by the surroundings, and has the drive to deliver food that showcases the best that Suffolk has to offer. 
 
The successful candidate will have a proven track record for running a similar size operation, and will be confident leading a team to deliver food service to a high level at all times. The ideal candidate will work well under pressure, have great organisational skills, and have strong staff management and interpersonal skills. 
 
The role includes:
  • Overseeing food ordering
  • Food preparation
  • Delivery of operations
  • Managing a team
  • Ensure the team works as efficiently as possible
  • Employing best working practices at all times
  • Effective stock control
  • Conforming to all health and hygiene regulations
  • Leading by example, never accepting less than 100%
  • Taking a proactive, positive approach at all times
  • Being an ambassador for the company at all times

 

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

 

 

 

Commis or Chef de Partie ~ open

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Package

The package: Salary is dependent upon experience; and there’s a fair share of tips too.
  • 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 
 
Benefits include flexible shifts and no split shifts. We’re only open a la carte two evening per week, plus other evening functions ad hoc, and are closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day. You’ll have 28 days holiday per year and a discount card for use in our award winning Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant. Other benefits include free parking, pension scheme and cycle to work scheme.
 
If you are looking for a challenge, want to commit time to a dynamic business and have aspirations to progress in an award winning operation; then this is the opportunity for you.
 
Hours: 42.5 hours per week, 5 days over 7, weekends are our busiest periods but we are open seven days a week.
 
Suffolk Food Hall is an award winning centre of excellence for locally produced food.  Winning the Countryside Alliance’s 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food Award (the countryside’s Oscars) as well as the FARMA Best on-Farm restaurant in Britain, means we’re the very best of the very best in the UK.
 
Our 130 cover restaurant serves traditional Farmhouse food with a modern twist, using the best local seasonal produce, in a modern setting with views over the Orwell Bridge. 
 
We are looking to appoint talented full time chefs of a CDP or commis chef level with relevant previous experience and a strong attention to detail. 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.
 
The successful candidate will have previous experience in a busy kitchen and understand the basics of the kitchen operation including HACCP, food ordering, food preparation and successful mis en place. 
 
 
 
Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of Hannah Benneworth.

 

 

 

Our Own Cook ~ part-time

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Package

The benefits we offer include:
  • £8 - £9 per hour subject to experience
  • Flexible shifts, some early starts preferred. Flexible to school hours although not school holidays!
  • Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day
  • Staff discount card for our award winning Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant.
 
Our Own Production Kitchen
 
Due to the continued expansion of “Our Kitchen” brand production kitchen, we’re now recruiting for an enthusiastic and reliable part time Cook (circa 20 hours per week).
 
You will need:
  • Command of culinary skills at an appropriate level to role
  • A flair for attention to detail and quality
  • Active listening skills: and able to implement advice
  • Time management skills
  • Team spirit, adaptability and flexibility
  • Experience preferred but not essential

 

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

 

 

 

Delicatessen Assistant

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Package

  • Full and part time opportunities are available
  • You will need to be willing and available to work every other weekend
  • Competitive rates of pay based on experience
  • Attractive discounts in our Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant
 
Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of Abby Bumstead.
 

Our Delicatessen with its wide range and quality of products, backed up by the highest levels of service and knowledge form our Deli team, has been pivotal in the Suffolk Food Hall maintaining its position as a nationally recognized Farm Shop.

 

Originality, presentation and personal charm continue 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, and continuously refresh the offering with new products and innovative 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

 

 

Retail Assistant ~ interviewing

Apply now

 

Package:

  • Full and part time opportunities are available
  • You will need to be willing and available to work every other weekend
  • Competitive rates of pay based on experience
  • Attractive discounts in our Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant
 

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

 
Suffolk Food Hall is an award winning centre of excellence for local produced food.  Winners of the Countryside Alliance’s 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food Award, the countryside’s Oscars, means we’re the very best of the very best in the UK.
 

Our Retail Assistants are also the very best; talented, and customer focussed people. Passionate and knowledgeable about food, they ensure our customers are able to make informed choices from our extensive range of fantastic products.

We're currently looking to expand our team and invite talented aspirational people with a love of food and previous retail experience to join our growing independent business.

Are you 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?

Can you show us genuine passion and interest in fabulous food, a minimum of 12 months retail experience, basic IT skills and be qualified to GCSE standard or above?

Then please apply...

Your duties will include:

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

 

 

Service Team ~ Full-time or P/T Weekend

Apply now

 

Package:

  • Full and part time opportunities are available
  • You will need to be willing and available to work every other weekend
  • Competitive rates of pay based on experience
  • Attractive discounts in our Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development
 

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

 
Job vacancy: Food Service Team, Full Time and Part Time
 
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 health and safety rules are applied and respected 
 
Entry Requirements Skills:
  • Previous waitress 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.
 
Hours: 8 - 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends which are our busiest trading times.  
 

 

 

Restaurant Supervisor ~ open

Apply now

 

Package:

  • You will need to be willing and available to work every other weekend
  • Competitive rates of pay based on experience
  • Attractive discounts in our Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development
 

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and 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 looking to appoint a full-time, self-motivated Restaurant Supervisor with relevant previous experience and a high attention to detail. We are seeking an enthusiastic person who understands quality, is passionate about food, and is smart and efficient. You will be confident managing a small team and able to successfully run the restaurant in the absence of the Manager. The ideal candidate will work well under pressure and have a proactive approach. 
 
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.
 
 
Hours: 40 hours per week, 5 days over 7, weekends are our busiest periods but we are open seven days a week.
 

 

 

Kitchen Porter ~ part-time or full-time

Apply now

 

Package:

  • Full and part time opportunities are available
  • You will need to be willing and available to work every other weekend
  • Competitive rates of pay based on experience
  • Attractive discounts in our Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant
  • 20% discount in the Food Hall
  • 25% discount in the Café and Cookhouse
  • 28 days holiday, including public holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development
 

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and 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 part time kitchen porter to join the team in our busy food service team. This person will support the team in running a clean, tidy and hygienic kitchen. No previous experience is required but the successful candidate will be hard working and efficient and happy to work under pressure.  
 
 
Hours: 15 - 40 hours week, including evenings and weekends.

 

 

 

Apply: 

please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of James Alexander.

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

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

 

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