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Assistant Chef

Seasons Catering Co. Ltd
6 Market Square, Amersham
£12 an hour - Permanent, Part-time, Full-time


6 Market Square, Amersham

Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount

Full job description

Seasons Café is a busy, independent café in the heart of Old Amersham that has been established for 18 years. We are family run and pride ourselves on providing excellent food, coffee and service.

We are looking for someone with a passion for food and an enthusiasm to create beautiful and great tasting dishes to join our team as an Assistant Chef. The ideal candidate will be hard working and will have a can-do attitude. One year’s kitchen experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given. We are looking for either part time (20-30hrs) or full time (40hrs)


- Will report to the Head Chef, Jake Dumbarton

- Will assist in preparing, cooking, and presenting high quality food, in the Seasons style.

- Will be familiar with all activities of the kitchen in terms of preparation, cooking and cleaning and will be prepared to do them efficiently.

- Be capable of holding your own in a busy kitchen whilst under pressure.

- Take ownership for all tasks, duties, instructions, and responsibilities that are assigned to you, ensuring that they are completed on time and to the required, high standard.

- Show respect to the kitchen team as well as the front of house team, ensuring that communication is clear.

- Will be enthusiastic and have a team player attitude.

- Will have personal drive, to help up grow the business.

- Will have the ability to organise your workload as well as using your own initiative.


- Prepare, cook and present all dishes.

- Ensuring the upkeep of food and hygiene regulations

- Assist with the ordering of stock.

- Receive deliveries and ensure they are put away correctly, whilst rotating stock.

- Manage daily cleaning tasks, including pot washing.


- Competitive rates of pay.

- Equal share of the day’s tips

- Free lunch whilst on shift as well as free tea and coffee.

- Generous staff discount.

- Paid pro-rata holiday.

- No zero hours contracts.

- No evening shifts.

- No split shifts.

- Potential for progression and growth within the business.

- The opportunity to be part of a friendly, fun, positive team.

- Company pension scheme.

- Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 27th December and New Year’s Day off.

If you feel you are the right candidate to join our team, we would love to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 40 per week


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips


  • Chef: 1 year (preferred)
  • Cooking: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Amersham (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Amersham: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 04/03/2024