Temp Chef | £16ph | Berkshire

Interim Chef required for food led pub in Berkshire as Head Chef (2 man kitchen), there is accommodation available, but the client would prefer a locally-based candidate.

The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own or with an apprentice and to support the owners. The main restaurant is a relaxed fine dining affair and the kitchen is equipped with all the latest toys so cooking at a minimum of a 2 rosette standard would be required.

The position is fixed days off; Monday, Tuesday with straight shift Sunday lunch.

This is for a relaxed casual dining, food-led venue (approx 20cover dining room) and is ongoing until possibly into 2020, or until a permanent replacement is found.


  • Rate: £16 per hour, invoice directly to the client
  • Travel one way paid once
  • Food: Relaxed Casual dining
  • Assignment details: Start ASAP, On-going
  • Double time on all bank holidays


  • Must have Intermediate Food Hygiene qualification as a minimum

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS: If applying for this position, please supply:

  • Must be Self Employed & registered with HMRC as such
  • Supply a UTR or relevant Company number.
  • a FULL & CURRENT cv,
  • a contact phone number & email address,
  • and TWO references (which will be contacted to check the veracity of the documents supplied).
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK/EU,
  • Declaration of any criminal convictions, in line with the ‘Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974’

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All applications received will be contacted by Chef Associates, who are operating as an Employment Agency for this role which is for a permanent position. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment