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Sous Chef

The Reader is a growing, fast-paced, demanding and highly rewarding place to work if you are a learner who is open to change and personal development. We are looking to recruit a dedicated, creative, catering professional with a strong values fit who can help us grow our business so that at Calderstones we become the best park-based café in the world  We are ready to develop other hospitality offers in other locations when the time is right.

We are ambitious for our Social Enterprises, and we expect to appoint a candidate who can grow with the business and increasingly take on greater professional responsibility. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to grow with us as we develop our catering offer.

If you have the best work-ethic and are passionate about food, if you are both massively ambitious and a great team-player, if you are looking for a long-term challenge and are able to lead by example, if you will be happy whipping up an Eton Mess or breaking down boxes in the back yard, then you may be the person we want to develop into a great career caterer at one of the UK’s most exciting Social Enterprises. Our current provision consists of a newly remodelled and recently opened Reader Café inside Calderstones Mansion House and a separate Ice Cream Parlour.

Please send a completed application form to

Based at

Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB


35 hours per week across 5 days on a rota basis spanning 0800-1800 hours, Monday to Sunday.

Rate of pay




Reporting to

Catering Manager