Section Chef

CHM Recruit
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£21,652 per annum, depending on experience
20 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a Cambridge College, has an opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and fully qualified chef to join their professional team who produce amazing food. Under the direction of the Head Chef, you will work with other Section Chefs to provide consistently high quality food and introduce innovative dishes to enhance the overall dining experience for their customers. 

You’ll be catering daily for breakfasts, lunch and dinner for students, staff and Fellows, as well as producing amazing dishes for Formal Hall, High Table Dinners, College Functions and Feasts.

Section Chef 
Contract Type: 
Permanent, full-time 
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, 
Salary: £21,652 per annum, depending on experience 
Location: Cambridge

The ideal candidate 
The college is looking for a highly talented, creative Section Chef, who is passionate about food and presentation. Qualified to NVQ Level 2, you will have previous experience of working in a busy kitchen, and the ability to work under pressure. You’ll enjoy working to high standards and will be able to assist with menu development and willing to share your knowledge with the team to enhance their reputation for excellence. You’ll also have excellent personal standards regarding time keeping, attendance and personal presentation.

If you have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and are the kind of person who jumps in to help out to ensure service is never compromised and our guests enjoy a memorable experience, our client would love to meet you!

Looking after you and your career 
If you are ambitious, this college will provide opportunities for you to further develop your skills through mentoring and professional development. They reward high achievers through performance-based pay. They also offer an excellent benefits package which includes a final salary pension scheme (or NEST), 33 days’ paid annual leave (including an allowance for the bank holidays), free meals on duty, on-site parking, contractual sick pay, free medical healthcare plan, and free use of the college gym. 

If you are looking for a kitchen to develop in, then this is the place for you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: Sunday 14 October 2018.


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application for this position.

This college is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. They’re proud of their diversity. They therefore welcome staff whatever their race, gender, sexuality, disability or religious belief, and they’re keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in their community.

No agencies please.