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Job Vacancies

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:


Kitchen Porter ~ Open

Due to the success of our already busy and award winning restaurant we are looking to recruit a kitchen porter to join our team. Your main duties would involve washing up, cleaning and basic food preparation. 
Work activities

Helping to keep the kitchen running smoothly by making sure everything is clean, tidy, safe and hygienic. When the kitchen is busy, equipment such as pots and pans will need to be cleaned quickly and be ready for chef’s use again.

Your duties would include:
  • unloading deliveries of food to the kitchen
  • organising the storeroom
  • collecting and washing pots, pans, plates and cutlery
  • getting pots, pans plates and cutlery back into use as quickly as possible
  • washing and disinfecting kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls
  • making sure kitchen equipment is properly stored
  • removing and recycling waste from the kitchen
  • general cleaning duties around the site
Skills, interests and qualities.  To be a kitchen porter you should have:
  • good physical health, as you could be on your feet all day
  • the ability to carry out tasks quickly
  • good communication skills
  • the ability to work in a team
  • the ability to work on your own and use your initiative
  • the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • an awareness of hygiene and safety regulations
  • the ability to follow instructions
This is a full time position of 42.5 hours including shifts, weekends and public holidays. 
Please email your CV and a completed Application Form (MS Word download) to the Head Chef.



Seasonal Staff (Christmas) ~ Open

Christmas is coming, so we're looking for confident, energetic people with an enthusiasm to deliver fantastic customer service in our fast paced retail environment during this important trading time.
You must be well presented and reliable with good communication skills.
Retail and customer service experience is essential!
These are temporary vacancies you will need to be available for full time hours potentially from Mid-October and until Mid-Janaury.
Please email your C.V along with a completed application form to Abby Knight.



Events Deputy ~ Under Offer

To support the demand for events at the Suffolk Food Hall, we are looking for a deputy events co-ordinator to cover shifts and look after specific events.  The job involves helping promote of event packages, understanding customer needs, surpassing expectations and ensuring excellence in service delivery.
We are looking for somebody who meets the following criteria:
  • Experience in using outlook and word is beneficial
  • Good, polite and confident telephone manner
  • Experience in restaurant service and knowledge of events is preferable
  • Be able to uphold the company image when being the first point of contact at an Event. To work alongside the customer to ensure the days runs to plan
  • To carry out safety briefings
  • Required to work week days, evenings and weekends
  • The successful candidate will be required to work in the restaurant if there are not enough hours within the events department
  • To help the events co-ordinator with administrative tasks, such as responding to emails and enquires and completing online bookings
  • To cover the events co-ordinator on days off/holidays
  • Setting up and cleaning meeting rooms, to maintain equipment and keep stock of stationary requirements
  • Provide excellent customer service and to go out of your way to ensure the customers event is successful
  • You must be capable of taking charge of an event and managing a small team
  • Team player
  • Hard working
Please forward your CV plus a completed Application Form (MS Word download) to Hannah Benneworth by email

Apprentice Butcher / Fishmonger ~ Open

Permanent Position – 5 days out of 7, including weekends, between the hours of 8am and 6pm
The Butchers at the Suffolk Food Hall are offering the opportunity to train with and work alongside their tight knit and dynamic team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a traditional, award winning, whole carcass butchery developing an array of skills from breakdown to display. We also run a fishmongers and all applicants, as with the rest of the team, will learn a further set of skills relevant to this department.
Full training and support will be provided both internally and externally (up to NVQ Level 3) throughout. Applicants must be willing to work hard, eager to learn and have a keen interest in food.
To this end we are looking for:
  • a highly motivated individual that will apply themselves to all tasks set
  • enthusiasm, and confidence to speak to colleagues and customers
  • a basic understanding of what customer service should be
  • an individual who will offer and accept help as part of the team
  • good numerical and literacy skills
  • a well presented and tidy individual
If you are passionate about butchery and/or fish, and looking for a career in an environment that excels in providing nothing but the highest quality, please complete an application form and attach CV to an email demonstrating your interest in a career as a butcher.

Ambient Food Team Leader

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.

You will need to be self-motivated and forward-thinking as well as practical and hard-working. Good communication and IT skills as well as previous retail experience and experience leading and motivating a small team are essential for this role. You will report to the Retail Manager.


Duties will include:
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Organising and motivating a team
  • Stock replenishment, signing for deliveries and processing stock
  • Repeat stock ordering
  • Merchandising and display
  • Staff Rota's
  • Sales analysis
  • Opening and closing checks
  • Cashing up and banking
If you are excited at the prospect of a new challenge and becoming part of an expanding company, please fill in an application form on our website or send your CV and a completed application form to Abby Knight by email.