Area Relief Chef - McMullens

If your ambition is to build a career in a long established, successful family run business, where guests come first and quality is paramount, come and join us as an Area Relief Chef. This role has been created at McMullen’s to help support our business and deliver exceptional food service to our guests. The role of the Area Relief Chef will encompass periods of short-term cover within our kitchens across the McMullen’s estate. Being a support to the operations team and helping sites maintain food service standards.


Area Relief Chef


So, if you’re as passionate as we are about food, love meeting people, and thrive in a busy environment then you could be our next Area Relief Chef. We can offer you…

  • A competitive salary
  • Great live in accommodation - if required
  • 50% discounted meals when you are working
  • 25% discount on food and 15% off drinks for you and your friends on your day off
  • Fantastic training and career development through McMullen’s GROW Programme if you wish to progress
  • A step into a progressive Company who treat people as a name, not a number
  • Full chef uniform


The role will require:

  • Covering Head Chef / Sous Chef holidays
  • Supporting businesses whilst they are recruiting for a Head Chef / Sous Chef
  • Working throughout McMullen’s concepts from Destination to Your Friendly Locals, delivering the food concept to Company standard and exceeding guest expectations
  • All aspects of food stock control including ordering, deliveries, stock taking and control of wastage
  • Training and developing the kitchen team (when required) so that they can reach their potential
  • All aspects of Food Safety and Health and Safety compliance in accordance with the law and Company policy


The right person will:

  • Have the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Be flexible and amenable
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have exemplary standards of personal hygiene and presentation.
  • Be comfortable working with a range of food menus


Previous experience of working as a Head Chef / Kitchen Manager within a busy kitchen is essential. You must be keen to develop, willing to take on responsibility and remain calm under pressure.

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