Chef, Coopers Arms, Hitchin

Are you looking to work within a great team, serving a classic pub menu, within a Company who trains and develops their kitchen teams? Great! We are currently recruiting for a Chef to work within our kitchen team.

The Coopers Arms is just a moment’s stroll from the bustling town centre, offering fresh food, hand crafted local ales and barrelfuls of old world charm that make it genuinely relaxing retreat. This is a quality local pub therefore finding the right Chef to join our team is essential.

Why join McMullens as a Chef?

The Coopers Arms 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
  • Chef uniform provided
  • 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 if you wish to progress
  • 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’.

Key Responsibilities of a Chef:

  • Preparing and serving our menu to a high standard as per Company specification to ensure our guests return again and again
  • Maintaining food hygiene and health & safety standards within the business and completion of Company paperwork with regards to such standards
  • Receiving deliveries and maintaining the correct storage of food
  • Maintaining and clean and safe kitchen environment

The right person will have a positive hands on approach, good communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Previous experience of working within a busy kitchen as a Chef is essential however further training and development will be given in house and also in our Development Kitchen in Hertford.

You will need to be eligible to work in the UK with a valid UK bank account and NI number.

Interested? Great! Get in touch

Contract type:
Up to £9.50 per hour (depending on experience)
Contract hours:
Live in/out:
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Contact Information


81 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DY
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01462 459497
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