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The Chef will be flexible and hands on in all areas providing a range of profitable catering offers that work in harmony with the Reader’s ethos and vision, generating revenue and supporting our wider activity.

Our ideal candidate would have experience within a commercial kitchen/cafe environment with a keen interest and passion for food. You will be self-disciplined and able to produce food to a high standard with attention to detail. Experience in baking would be an advantage. It is expected you will have responsibility for the overall daily operation of the café’s kitchen and catering processes being mindful of industry cost margins. You will need the practical skills to execute an interesting but simple menu and be capable of working alongside the Kitchen Manager contributing to the development of innovative seasonal menus.

Current and relevant health and safety/food hygiene certificates are essential.

Please download our recruitment pack to view a full job description and application form.

Based at

The Mansion House, Calderstones Park, L18


20 hours per week

Rate of pay

£17,340 - £22,440 pro rata, dependent on experience


Fixed Term

Reporting to

Kitchen Manager