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Cafe logoThe Harley Café
Chef – 12-month Fixed Term Contract (Approx. 36 hours per week)

The Harley Café (part of the Welbeck Farm Shop) is a fun, busy café which opens 7 days a week, offering excellent fresh food and high levels of customer service.  Shifts work on a flexible basis due to the nature of the business, with guaranteed hours over a 4-week period, but no set days and times. Shifts typically fall between 8am and 5:30pm including regular weekend working.

We are looking to appoint a Chef to join our existing team to ensure the smooth, efficient, and cost-effective running of the café at all times. Duties include:

  • producing well prepared and thought-out dishes, ensuring that high standards are maintained;
  • ensuring the kitchen is kept to a high standard of cleanliness, adhering to health and safety standards;
  • ensuring that the purchasing of stock, storage of stock and stock rotation is done effectively and cost efficiently;
  • working with all staff to ensure that a proper clean down and tidy are completed daily in accordance with the closing schedules, with relevant paperwork completed.

Candidates must be passionate about good food, taking pride in all that they do. They should be strong team players with good communication skills.

This is a varied and demanding role, with opportunity for the successful applicant to express flair and creativity working alongside our Head Chef. A genuine interest in food, both in terms of ability to cook and bake, and a passion for sourcing great ingredients is essential, as is the ability and flexibility to thrive in a busy independent business.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to, or for more information please contact our Head Chef by email

Closing date: 30th July 2021