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Kitchen Manager - Production Kitchen - London

£35,000 to £40,000 bonus TBC - Back of House
Ref: 404 Date Posted: Saturday 08 Jun 2024

Kitchen Manager

Day shifts only in our London production kitchen

£35,000 to £40,000 per year with a potential bonus structure TBC


We are looking for an experience production kitchen manager to lead a brigade of 4 chefs in supporting the fresh food menu’s to our high street cafe’s. We are an established brand, a brunch cafe only open days serving healthy fresh food and drink; an independant brand with a passion for hospitality, delivering great food and gust experience.




  • All shifts between 7am - 5pm, no double shifts. 
  • We require you to be fully flexible, however ideally only one weekend shift supporting your team.
  • Working in a professional brigade of 4/5 chefs.
  • Opportunities for growth and development within our fast-growing company with three openings ahead.
  • 20 days annual holiday entitlement. (pro rata)
  • Pay will be hourly through probation, after successful review we would move to a basic salary package.
  • 50% discount in all Farm Girl sites.




We started with a simple aim of serving London’s best healthy food & coffee all under one very stylish roof. We have two fantastic high street cafes and a new concept offering a fast, fresh take away offer in three locations with growth ahead. Independently owned, the senior team are hands-on and driven to be values-led, employ great people and deliver a great guest experience. The kitchen manager opportunity will lead the production kitchen and have an integral responsibility in supporting a growing business.




  • Encourage an enthusiastic, engaged, and open approach to food and great service. 
  • Lead your team from the front, hands-on and be the example of what good looks like.
  • Set a professional example to all staff, emphasising quality and efficiency and maintain a good working atmosphere within the café.
  • Always training and developing your team to a high standard.
  • Review your team and support individual development needs.
  • Communicate well with your team underpinned by robust process, checklist and day to day responsibilities/actions. 
  • Ensure the kitchen maintains the highest levels of cleanliness, organisation and hygiene at all times.
  • Efficient ordering and communication with both suppliers and our kitchen team to ensure sufficient daily stock.
  • Understand and upkeep current health and safety and licensing legislation and communicate this to your team.
  • Creating rota's, approving timesheets, weekly Head Chef meetings, shipping/accepting orders in Apicbase. 
  • Apicbase is our day to day kitchen management software and you would need to understand this.
  • Wastage and stock rotation.




  • You will have excellent communication skills & experience in people management in a diverse team of at least 5 chefs.
  • You will have experience in a similar role, ideally in production kitchen and demonstrate how you have achieved year on year.
  • You will have a thoughtful career, talk through how you have developed from role to role.
  • You will have built strong relationships and moved from previous roles on good terms supported by strong references.



Please connect with us on Linkedin or drop us a quick note below and we will get back to you. If you are established and proven in your current role we would love to speak to you so that we can support your career progression now or in the future.