What’s the role about?
An exciting opportunity is now available to join us as a Chef, working Monday - Friday within our team at our John Lewis & Partners head office in London, Victoria.
As Chef, you’ll head up our enthusiastic catering team and provide nutritious, delicious meals for our Partners to enjoy whilst maintaining the highest possible kitchen standards.
Why do our Chef’s love working for us?
Our chefs love working for us because they feel part of a diverse and happy team and able to freely show creativity and passion for food. This opportunity also has great working hours, Monday-Friday, giving you a fantastic work-life balance. We also offer a range of incredible benefits to our Partners including Partnership Discount, ticket subsidies and much more. For more information on our full range of benefits, click here.
More on what you'll be doing?
Producing food to the highest standards and quality.
Assisting the daily food preparation process, ensuring the highest standards are maintained.
Take an active part in menu preparation and sharing in the collective development of the food.
Responsible for ensuring all relevant kitchen sections meet all regulations including the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.
Ensure the administration of Food preparation is accurately recorded to management information and food safety requirements.
Good Basic Education - GCSEs - A Levels or Vocational equivalents
Recognised Food Production Certificate. City & Guilds 706 1 & 2 or equivalent
Operational experience in staff dining rooms, canteens or hospitality at a supervisory level.
Working towards Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate - Level 3
Basic computer skills
Creating a culture of inclusion and diversity
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here.
The Partnership also supports flexible working, such as when, where and how you work. Working flexibly may mean different things to help with your own work-life balance. For example, it might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts. Our Head offices also support a blended working approach between time at home and in the office. You'll have the opportunity to discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview and, where it is operationally practicable, they'll do all they can to accommodate your needs.
£20,600.00 up to £27,000.00 Annual
Scheduled Weekly hours:
Partnership Level 9
Hours of Work:
7.30am - 4pm
For more information about this role visit JLP Careers
If you have an NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation and Cooking or a City & Guilds 706 1 & 2 and have a passion for delivering high quality meals this role could be for you!
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/ We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
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