Foodies logo

Development Chef

London & Home Counties
£35,000.00 per annum


My client is a leading contract catering company within the Education & B&I Sector.

Due to phenomenal growth my client is looking to bring an additional Development Chef into the business.  This is an exciting role as you will help create and deliver new food concepts throughout the business. You will be required to trade test new candidates ensuring they are right for the business. You will create new recipes with costings to roll out throughout the business. You will support the Chef Director at sale presentations. You will go into under performing contract, troubleshoot and turn the contract around.

You will be from a fresh food background with experience of cooking everything from scratch. You will be experienced with food costings and have a good understanding of budgets.

This role requires an Executive Head Chef, Group Chef or Development Chef with experience within B&I &/or Education within contract catering.


  • London & Home Counties

Salary & Benefits:

  • £35,000 per annum
  • Performance related bonus
  • 40 hours per week
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Predominantly Monday to Friday
  • Paid Travel Expenses (45p per mile)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Uniform & meals on duty
  • Excellent career progression and development within a growing company

Legal Requirements:

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS will be required

If this sounds like the perfect role for you please do apply today