the role

You will be preparing and cooking staff lunches for our kitchen and office teams. You will be serving approximately 130 people per day, using up surplus ingredients and dish components from our kitchen to ensure we are minimizing waste. There will also be some allowance for ingredients to be used from stock and small additional purchases where needed.

You will be semi-autonomous in this role, delivering a lunch service at 12 noon (for our day shift) and leaving enough prepared food for an evening service (for our night shift). You will also be responsible for preparing a lunch service for our offsite H&Q team.

You will also support our Process, Technical and Kitchen teams when required as part of the Food Ops team.

The role will be based at The Greenhouse (our production unit) in Blackhorse Road, London and will operate on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern. This pattern consists of working four 12 hour shifts, with 1 hour of break time throughout the day, followed by four days off.

the responsibilities

The scope and main responsibilities of this role are detailed below. This isn’t fully exhaustive but will cover the main elements for the first 6 months.

– Preparing and cooking staff lunches for our kitchen (chefs, warehouse team and platers) and office teams
– Having food either served or ready to be heated and served later at set times, twice a day
– Keeping your kitchen area clean, tidy and organised
– Preparing meals for our daily tasting panels
– Supporting the Process/Technical teams with trials where appropriate.
– Being creative and flexible with the menu to minimize food waste
– Thinking ahead and prepping as much in advance as possible

The salary for this position is based on our internal salary banding and is between £25,000 – £27,000 per annum, depending on experience.

We’re open-minded and believe smart driven people can learn fast. If that is you, we are confident you’ll be a great fit. To give you a good idea of what skills and experience might help set you up for success, see the list below …

your skills and experience

Creative and adaptable – working with the ingredients we have on-site and thinking on your feet to make those meals great
Experience with catering / serving larger numbers of people
Chef/cook experience preferred
Independent worker
Self-starter who can hit the ground running

Tagged as: chef, cook, food and hospitality

About allplants

We’ve created allplants to make eating more plants a supremely positive choice that is delicious, healthy, accessible and full of joy: an inclusive celebration of food and life: a fiesta, not a fast. Through our food and website, we make it delicious and easy for anyone to make the switch towards plants one dish or day at a time, with delicious, chef-made, plant-based food straight from our kitchen to yours.

Already the leading plant-based living platform in Europe we’ve served millions of meal-times to homes UK-wide, subscribing for feel-good, healthier living. Our plans for 2021 and beyond are as exciting as they are delicious - growing our kitchen and product range to serve our expanding community of allplants people at pace!

allplants is one of only a handful of venture capital-backed B-Corps in the world, dedicated to leveraging high growth principles in order to help solve the climate crisis at scale, using business as a force for good. Our chefs and creative food put us at an exhilarating frontier of culinary invention, creating new plant-based delights to help anyone make the step towards trying out vegan for size - the fastest way to boost your health and chop down your food carbon footprint (by 35% with just one meal per day!). Our team of +140 cook, taste, create and (usually when not in lockdown) operate from The Greenhouse, our HQ in North London.

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