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'Champion of Champions'  ~  Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

'Champion of Champions'

 


 

 

Commis Chef ~ open


Package

The package: Salary is dependent upon experience; and there’s a fair share of tips too. 
 
Benefits include flexible shifts, no split shifts, we’re only open a la carte two evening per week, plus evening functions, and are closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day, you’ll get 4 weeks holiday a year plus bank holidays and a discount card for use in our award winning Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant.
 

“Best On Farm Restaurant in Britain 2014” FARMA

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and reliable chef with a distinct passion for exciting locally sourced food and the ability to deliver fantastic customer service.
 
Are you looking to further your skills and develop your knowledge
at the same time as gaining valuable experience in a busy kitchen?
 
Suffolk Food Hall is the Countryside Alliance’s UK Champion of Champion’s for Best Local Food, and in The Cookhouse we use local, seasonal ingredients whenever we can, most of our products coming from local Suffolk farms and suppliers. 
 
Through using only the very best of fresh, local, seasonal ingredients, along with our ethos of preparing all food from scratch it’s understandable why were FARMA’s Best on Farm Restaurant for 2014.
 
Would you like to join us in producing award winning cuisine?
 
Are you the next Chef to join our award winning kitchen?
 
 

Apply: please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of Chris Jowett, Head of Food Service

 

 

 

Bakery Apprentice / Porter ~ open

details to follow

 
 

 

 

Chef de Partie ~ open

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.
 
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.
 

Apply:
Please send your CV with a completed application form and covering letter for the attention of Chris Jowett, Head of Food Service

 

 

 

Restaurant Supervisor ~ open

 

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
Chris Jowett.

 
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.
 

 

 

Food Hall Retail Supervisor ~ interviewing

 

Package:

  • Depending on experience we offer a salary between £17,000 to £18,500
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays, plus further benefits
  • Full Time position
  • 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 Claire Cook Retail Manager.

 
Full time (40 hours)
 
Having fantastic products is only one element of what makes our business stand out.  Our exceptional standards of customer service and best business practice are crucial to creating the very, very best possible food experience for our customers.
 
Recognised by the Countryside Alliance as their 10 year 'Champion of Champions' for Local Food in 2015, we aim high and achieve excellence.
To enable us to continue to be the best of the best we are looking for another enthusiastic, customer focussed, experienced Retail Supervisor, with 2 years of retail supervisory experience, to help lead our sales floor team.
 
Your role will involve:
  • Sales focus management:
  • Providing excellent customer service and standards across the retail team
  • Ensuring daily tasks are distributed and completed to a high standard
  • Coordinating the retail team (ensuring all departments are manned and ready for business)
  • Leading our retail team by example, and motivating colleagues
 
General duties will include:
  • Maintaining staff rotas
  • Actively managing staff costs to maximise productivity
  • Stocking up and merchandising
  • Till training and user management
  • Upholding and enforcing our Food Safety and stock management policies and processes.
 
We work a 40 hour week, over any 5 of 7 days, generally working every other weekend. Weekend work is important to us .