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Overview

Second Chef

It’s hotting up in our kitchens! How exciting would it be to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with highly skilled team members preparing the food you and the people around you love?

Are you passionate about producing and presenting amazing food? We’re on the lookout for a Second Chef!

Have you got what it takes?

Proactive and passionate, you’ll be comfortable leading the kitchen. You’ll love producing great food quickly, efficiently, and perfectly presented. You'll be well organised and enjoy motivating your team.

Perhaps you want to climb the culinary ladder? We’ll support you to complete your Chefs Professional Development training and work towards a Head Chef role where you'll have your very own kitchen

As Second Chef you’ll:

  • Oversee, organise, and encourage staff, helping to develop their skills
  • Be accountable for running the line during service
  • Be passionate about maintaining the highest standards of food and service
  • Work closely with the Head Chef, covering their duties when they are off

What you get from us:

At Marston’s we’re one big family. We put our people first, which is why we offer real benefits including:

  • Tip Share
  • 20% discount at all our pubs, restaurants, and hotels
  • A reliable hour’s contract, to give you the security you deserve
  • Flexible and part time hours available to work around your family or higher education
  • Online discounts and cashback at popular retailers through Marston’s Rewards
  • Scope to build your career and progress through our Chef Development Programme including access to our innovative app-based training
  • A friendly and lively environment, working alongside a passionate and diverse teammates
  • Access to Licensed Trade Charity for financial, mental, and emotional well-being support

Grazing Cow Lawley
Telford

A day in the life...

Hi, I'm Lewis

My induction with Marston’s was tailored so I visited sites that were going to be similar to mine.

I spent time with a ‘buddy’ manager from a nearby site – he was a great guy and really honest and talked to me about the culture of Marston’s as well as the day to day running of the business.

My Area Manager, Nigel was really supportive and if he didn’t have the answer he would pull on his network of experts to support.

Induction

My induction with Marston’s was tailored so I visited sites that were going to be similar to mine. I spent time with a ‘buddy’ manager from a nearby site – he was a great guy and really honest and talked to me about the culture of Marston’s as well as the day to day running of the business.

Dedicated support

My Area Manager, Nigel was really supportive and if he didn’t have the answer he would pull on his network of experts to support, including the recruitment and training teams.

Opening a new build pub

On the opening day there was so many people coming in but I wasn’t worried as I had every type of support there to help it run smoothly. The whole board came down for a meal at my pub, the CEO and the Managing Director are really nice people and down to earth too!

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