Kitchen Manager/ Head Chef, Jolly Postie

Contract: Permanent Salary: Up to £26,000 per year (Depending on experience and Live In/ Live Out) Contract Hours: Full-Time Live In/Out: Live In or Live Out

Kitchen Manager/ Head Chef

Are you looking to work in a fast-paced environment, for an expanding concept with lots of opportunity to progress in a company who trains and develops their kitchen teams?  Great!   We are currently recruiting for a Kitchen Manager/ Head Chef to work within our busy kitchen team.


The right candidate must be passionate, driven and service obsessed and be able to lead a team.  The Jolly Posties is part of McMullen’s Chicken & Grill concept offering freshly rotisserie roasted chickens, grilled meats, classic pub food and pizzas in amazing surroundings.  However, we know we can’t deliver any of this without great people working in our kitchens!

Why join the Jolly Posties as a Kitchen Manager/ Head Chef?
The Jolly Posties is part of the McMullen family and therefore have the backing of an independent, long standing Company who make decisions based on the long term.  On top of a competitive salary we can offer:-

  • Achievable bonus scheme
  • Great 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
  • A step into a progressive Company who believe in treating people as a name, not a number
  • We also offer industry-relevant Apprenticeships if you would like to develop your skills further, so you can ‘earn while you learn’.

The ideal Kitchen Manager/ Head Chef should have the following skills:

  • The ability to cook and present dishes, in line with specification, in a fast paced environment.
  • The capability to deliver food GP% to budget.
  • Experience in stocktaking and management of stock control.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exemplary standards of personal hygiene and presentation.
  • The ability to recruit, train and coach junior team members.
  • A strong understanding of food health and safety.

Interested?  Great!  Please contact us with your CV and we'll be in touch.