Jobs at Fodder

Full Time Chef:

Hours of work : 40 hours per week working 5 out of 7 operational days of the week with additional hours in mornings/evenings and weekends as an essential feature of the role.

Principal Duties

  • To work as part of a busy team to run a successful Food Service throughout the day and occasionally for special evening events. In addition to preparing food to be sold in the shop and deli
  • Prepare, cook and present food to ensure consistent, high quality, in a timely manner and have a good understanding of margins.
  • Be prepared to work hard in a small but close team and share their passion for great food and service.
  • Work with Head chef to manage stock surpluses and use them to prepare daily specials for the café and for customers to buy in the shop.
  • Preparing food for sale in the shop is a key element of this role and for the financial success of Fodder.
  • Ensure that all aspects of environmental health, health and safety, cleanliness, food, fire and other legislation is adhered to in the Kitchen. Health and safety and food hygiene is a priority.
  • Observe all relevant Health and Safety and EHO legislation to ensure all working practises and processes reflect best practise.
  • Provide on-going support to the Kitchen and café team by working in a polite, efficient and friendly manner.
  • Help with daily cleaning and oversee planned maintenance of all Kitchen premises and equipment.
  • Any other appropriate duties which may be added from time to time.

Experience required

The Chef will have considerable experience in working within a team to run a successful food service

Skills and aptitude

  • Preferably will already have Food Safety, qualification
  • Be a hands on part of the working team
  • Must adhere to agreed Food preparation, cooking and presentation standards.
  • A passion both for cooking and serving good food.
  • Ability to effectively present Food and respond to questions from clients, customers and the general public.
  • Good oral communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to prioritise, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to organise multiple details and cope with stressful situations in an effective and appropriate manner
  • Good Customer service skills
  • Excellent Health, safety and food awareness.
  • Good team working skills to work with other staff in the business.


To apply please send your CV and covering letter to

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