Overview

Do you want to work for an environmentally conscious plant-based food business with a focus on seasonal produce, provenance, ethics and sustainability? 

We are looking for a passionate and experienced people to join our growing team.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Chef de Partie at EDIT is responsible for food preparation and for providing assistance with service and plating to the highest standard of taste, quality and presentation.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work as a chef in the kitchen, preparing dishes to recipe specs with duties ranging from prep to station chef.
  • Maintain a positive, welcoming, safe and respectful kitchen environment.
  • Comply with and enforce all health and safety requirements.
  • Follow processes for storing and labelling food.
  • Keep the kitchen and dry store organised with all equipment and stock stored in its right place.
  • Ensure all dishes and drinks that leave the kitchen are of the highest presentation and plating standards and are being created consistently across the team.
  • Develop expertise of ingredients with a focus on provenance, sustainability and seasonality, advocating for our core principles

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Available to work evening and weekend shifts
  • At least one year of experience of working in a commercial kitchen environment, ideally with fine dining, sustainable food, plant-based cuisine
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification
  • Commitment to our principles (including sustainability, zero waste & seasonal), which comes with a willingness to embed these throughout all your work and an eagerness to learn more about them
  • Able to legally work and live in the UK

WHAT WE OFFER / BENEFITS

  • London Living Wage plus guaranteed share of gratuities
  • 28 days annual leave pro rata
  • Free meal every shift
  • Discounts for Friends & Family
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme providing care, 24/7 counselling and legal support
  • Training and development in areas of food systems, sustainability, circular economy
  • Social events and supplier talks

EDIT is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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About EDIT

EDIT is a hyper-seasonal, low impact restaurant in the heart of Hackney.

It is our mission to create elevated plant-based experiences for planet-conscious diners which showcase sustainable ingredients and regenerative methods of food production.

Designed in flux with nature, our signature tasting menus celebrate the finest produce selected from small-scale UK farms, foragers and independent producers.

We seek out the unfamiliar, elevate the ordinary, celebrate the whole and embrace creative ‘root-to-fruit’ preparations to ensure minimal waste, continuously innovating to do more with less.

As a small, dedicated team of individuals we work in an inclusive way where everyone’s input is valued.  We endeavour to create a positive, multi-skilled workplace with collaboration, equality and respect at the centre.

We are committed to acts of positive social and environmental impact by which we treat as a primary measure of success for our business and prioritise over profitability.

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