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Demi Chef, Production

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Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:minimum 38 hours per week 

Salary:£10.95 per hour, plus great benefits 


Closing date:19 September 2021 at midnight 

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Demi Chef to join the brigade at Tate Modern, with one of London’s hidden iconic restaurants. The view from the restaurant is second to none, situated on the Thames' Southbank, overlooking St. Pauls and the City of London.

This position is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis,working a minimum of 38 hours per week. Our ideal candidate will be reliable, consistent and able to work flexible hours over a 5-day week including weekends, with a maximum of 2 evening shifts per week.

At Tate Eats, we work very closely with fantastic suppliers, and regularly showcase the very best in British meat, fish and vegetables. Within the kitchen lies state of the art equipment and multiple kitchen spaces to let creative juices flow. We are also blessed with time here; being open in line with the gallery hours allows the chefs to have the freedom of time to create, explore new flavours and dishes and of course to better the ever-difficult work life balance.

We want to be the best gallery catering facility in the world, with a strong commitment to quality, service and sustainability in the food and drink we serve. The successful candidate should share this passion and have:

    • proven experience in a catering/kitchen environment as Commis Chef
    • developing knowledge of and skill with food, in line with Tate Eats' ethos
    • experience of managing stock and equipment
    • excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to communicate with staff at all levels
    • the highest hygiene standards
    • experience of cost control and minimizing waste
    • knowledge of COSHH and food safety

We offer great benefits including staff training, staff meal allowance, performance and service awards, great discounts in our shops and catering outlets, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle scheme and free entry to exhibitions for you, your friends and family.

Disability Confident

As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy. Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all. Tate Eats is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.

Application Information

Please refer to our Guidance Notes and the Job Description which can be found below. Please complete this application online and attach your CV. If you do not have a CV, please download and complete the 'Extra Information' form below and attach to your online application. Please make sure to click on 'Upload' after you have selected your CV/Extra Information form.

Please note that if you do not attach either your CV or the 'Extra Information' form we will not be able to consider your application.