Chef / Menu Developer / Cake Maker

Whitchurch, Hants RG28

Full-time (part time school hours or a fixed term contract would be considered for the right candidate.)

Who we're looking for  

We have regular customers along with new people finding us through recommendations from others all the time. Our customers tell us that one of the big reasons they return so often is due to the atmosphere, friendly welcome and attentiveness they receive from the team, so the candidate must be of a happy and friendly team member, with customer service at their heart.

You will take pride in your work and will have a passion for making food and baking.

Full Job Description

We have a great reputation for serving up fantastic coffee in both of our coffee shops, but we want more than that - we want to be known for serving up fantastic food as well!

This is where you come in. We need someone who has experience in cake making, a flair for creating new seasonal items like soups & salads, and in an ideal world, experience in catering events.

Working from our central kitchen in Whitchurch, the successful candidate will be able to work well on their own, but will also have support of other kitchen staff as we operate over seven days. Commercial kitchen experience is essential, with costing knowledge, and you will help write up recipes and processes to help ensure consistency in production within the team.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Making up items from our existing menu
  • Using your creativity to design dishes for seasonal and one off specials
  • Help develop our catering offerings for events
  • Baking cakes and food prep for simple, yet high quality dishes
  • Managing ingredient inventory and keeping the kitchen space clean each day in line with EHO requirements
  • Work with GM% and operational targets

Social working hours:  8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday (some flexibility required to help cover weekends/holidays) 


£22,000 - £25,000.00 per year, depending on experience (Pro-rated if part-time/school hours only)


Catering: 2 years (preferred)
Cooking: 2 years (preferred)


Free coffee and lunch
Free parking
Employee discount when off shift
Discount at our sister company Kudos Living

If you’re interested in joining a small, but growing company who are eager to have people who want to grow with us, then drop us a copy of your CV and a little about yourself to quoting reference KIT0223

Thanks, and good luck!