Chef, Plough, Waltham Abbey


Are you looking to work within a great team, serving classic pub food, within a Company who trains and develops their kitchen teams?  Great!   We are currently recruiting for Full Time & Part time Chefs to work within our busy kitchen team. 

As part of McMullen’s McFayre concept we deliver classic pub dishes, alongside some more contemporary food.  We are proud of our reputation within the area for being a great community pub and therefore finding the right Chef to join us is essential.

Why The Plough, Sewardstone

The Plough 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
  • 50% discounted meals when you are working
  • 25% discount card 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 the Role:

  • 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 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.

Contract type:
Up to £9.00 per hour (depending on experience)
Contract hours:
Full Time or Part Time
Live in/out:
Live Out
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Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3QQ
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01992 711097
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