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  • Writer's picture Tom Ginn

Pub Head Chef, £45'000 + £5'000 Tips + Bonus, Suffolk/Essex Boarder

Bread is thrilled to be working with this independently owned food-led pub with rooms, situated near the Suffolk/Essex Boarder. The pub prides itself in offering guests a unique dining experience, combining delicious, locally sourced food with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It’s known for its high volume and consistently high-quality cuisine. We’re seeking out a Head Chef to lead the kitchen team and be responsible for the overall management of the kitchen, from menu planning and creation to food preparation and presentation. You will have the opportunity to bring your creativity to the table while maintaining the commitment to quality and consistency. Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and update menus that reflect the seasonal availability of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, while also considering guest preferences.

  • Lead, train, and motivate the kitchen team to maintain high standards of food quality and service.

  • Oversee all aspects of food preparation, including portion control, presentation, and ensuring adherence to food safety standards.

  • Manage stock, control food costs, and minimize wastage to maintain profitability.

  • Ensure the kitchen complies with health and safety regulations and consistently maintain a clean and organized workspace.

  • Collaborate with the front-of-house team to ensure seamless service and guest satisfaction.


  • £40k-£45k starting salary

  • £5k-£7k Tips

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Opportunities for career growth within a dynamic and expanding company.

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

  • Discounts on dining and accommodations.

Please email to apply

We'd love to talk to you about all of the positions we have available. Please call us on 01603 957603 or email and we can schedule some time to grab a coffee


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