Chef | £25,000 | Crab Apple Catering

Crab Apple is looking for a chef, to start as soon as possible, someone who’ll bring lots of new energy and ideas into our kitchen and inspire wedding clients with great flavours and fantastic food.

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Work as a Chef in Swanage...

Crab Apple Catering make brilliant food for Land & Wave - more than 1000 meals a day when we're busy.

Crab Apple also create tasty treats for weddings, schools, parties and events - loads of variety.

Crab Apple need a Chef to join the crew. Full time, permanent, starting on £25,000 a year, 40 hours per week, starting asap.

NO split shifts, hardly any late finishes; working inside, outside and everywhere in-between 

Someone who’ll bring lots of new energy and ideas into the kitchen and inspire wedding clients with great flavours and fantastic food, a person who is hard working and flexible.

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A little more info...

How many hours would you like to work? Can you work the occasional weekend? Are you willing to work more or less hours for a few months a year?

Crab Apple would love someone who can work an average of 40 hours over 5 days a week, including occasional weekend work. We’ll keep your working pattern simple and work with you to make sure you get a great work life balance.

This is a permanent position. We’re based in sunny Swanage on the Jurassic Coast.

To be a Crab Apple Chef you’ll need a strong work ethic, a sense of humour, creativity and a love for proper food.

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Who we want...

You’ll need at least a few years experience creating wonderful food.

A full clean driver’s license would be helpful

Any other other foodie certificates and experience will be a bonus.


What does a Crab Apple Chef do?

  • Wedding catering for up to 100 people, big rustic feasts and parties
  • Cooking great great food for kids.
  • Wedding tasters
  • Sourcing the best local produce
  • Cooking street food at events
  • Getting outside and foraging, fishing or putting up the occasional tent...

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Why work for Crab Apple as a Chef?

  • We’ll pay you £25,000 a year
  • You get to cook outside
  • The work will be fun, varied and rewarding
  • There will be music, coffee and cake almost all of the time.
  • If you're really good we'll promote you and pay you more money.


Don't apply if...

  • You're miserable 
  • You don't really give a shit about food
  • You're high maintenance
  • You don't like cake 

How to apply

Check out our website…

Scan Facebook and Instagram, make sure you want to work for us.

Then email a cover letter and CV to:

Please use 'Chef' as the subject of your email.

by Owen Senior

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