We are looking to hire a kitchen / food production manager to lead our amazing team.

We are a busy vegan bakery in Hackney, London – making everything from cakes to brownies to sausage rolls.

We like to think we have assembled a great team where people can grow professionally while having fun.

This is a full time position starting ASAP – you are looking at 36 to 40 hours per week. Salary is based on experience starting from £14+ per hour.

You will be working: Every Tuesday and Thursday and 2 Sundays and 2 Fridays per month on rotation. You are always off on Mondays, Wednesday and Saturday unless a you are needed.

We usually start our shift around 7am and finish around 5/6pm. We do not work evenings.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities.

Ensure consistency of quality of all products.

Plan orders of equipment and ingredients, managing stock and wastage effectively.

Be fully in charge of managing and training kitchen staff along with the head chef.

Oversee the work of the kitchen team.

Manage and review team workload to maximise efficiency and ensure standards.

Implementation of all legislative measures and administration required by the current Food Hygiene, licensing, and collaboration and respect across the team.


If you are an hardworking person with the desire to improve and learn about vegan cakes – or even better if you are already vegan then this might be the perfect job for you.

Please only apply if you have previous professional experience in a similar environment. Please send us your CV and we will get back to you.

We look forward to hearing back from you!

Thank you

About Lele's

'LELE'S serves breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch in a cosy light-filled space in the heart of Clapton, Hackney. We like to think we cater for everyone: Our menu is fully vegan with tasty options for gluten-free eaters. We are dog friendly, so come on in little pooch! ​ We now supply a variety of other cafes and restaurants and cater for a range of private and corporate clients’ events, from Paul Smith to Adidas. Passionate about creating good food for everyone we serve an array of fresh healthy dishes that are full of tasty ingredients which are locally sourced wherever possible. You’ll also find us selling vegan cakes and patisserie at various markets across London.'

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