Head Chef / Bistro Manager

  • Ryde, Isle of Wight
  • Full-time (37.5hrs)

Always dreamed of regular daytime hours?
Don’t miss your opportunity to become part of our great British beauty brand…
We are looking for an Isle of Wight based Head Chef to join our fantastic inhouse Bistro. With our unique brand story, expertise in all things naturally active and continuous growth, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of something truly special

So, what is this role all about?

Fully leading our small kitchen team, you’ll oversee production of tasty and healthy food for our onsite teams and visitors across our head office in Ryde. This includes controlling food cost in line with budget, sourcing ingredients and maintaining excellent food safety standards. Working as one winning inhouse catering team, you’ll be responsible for menu planning, food preparation and customer service, always looking for innovative ways to increase the Bistro profitability, while of course meeting the needs of our customers. Working with locally sourced ingredients, herbs and salads from our onsite greenhouse – you’ll keep our Isle of Wight heritage and focus on health and well-being alive.


And who are we looking for?

Equipped with a Level 3 qualification in Catering and Food Preparation, you’ll have experience in producing home style cooking in a professional catering environment. You pride yourself on excellent standards across customer service, food production and operations. Additionally, with great communication and leadership skills you are experienced in leadership and build relationships with ease internally and externally.
Furthermore, you will continuously operate within the remit of our Precious Recipe –
We Care More
We Never Settle
We Are One Team


What can we offer you in return?

This is a rare opportunity for a local head chef/ catering manager to work in a friendly modern corporate environment. Working office hours and catering for breakfast, lunch, corporate buffets and snacks, you’ll have the work life balance that many in catering dream of!
Part of our great British brand, you’ll be at the heart of spreading the Liz Earle magic and flying the Isle of Wight flag. With a smile on your face, you will ensure a wholesome Bistro experience, connecting our people onsite and visitors far and wide.
In addition to your monthly salary, our benefits include (but are not limited to) a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, life insurance, 50% personal product discount and a goodie box each month. #joinlizearle
In addition to your monthly salary, our benefits include (but are not limited to) a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, life insurance, 50% personal product discount and a goodie box each month! #joinlizearle

How to apply

  • Email recruitment@lizearle.com
  • Copy and paste the job type and location of the role you are applying for in the subject line.
  • Attach your CV, covering letter and current salary details.
  • Closing Date 6th December 1pm