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Job Ref: JO-2406-56922_1718978839

Job title: Agency Relief Chef Blue Arrow - Bracknell
Location: Bracknell
Contract type: Temporary
Starting on: July 2024

Are you wanting to choose the hours you work and be paid for every hour you work?

Do you enjoy working in a variety of different kitchens gaining experience in all sectors of our industry?

If the answer is yes, then we would love to hear from you.

The role:
You will be working for one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies providing chefs cover to a variety of catering and hospitality business. Our clients are: Hotels, Golf clubs, Sporting Venues, Private clubs, Garden centres, Retirement villages, Schools, Colleges, Universities, Pubs, and Restaurants along with many other catering and hospitality venues. As a relief agency chef, you will work in different venues providing vital cover to ensure that our clients can provide a great food offer to their customers.

You choose the shifts, location, and kitchens you work in.


  • Paid weekly
  • Hourly Pay
  • Ability to choose the hours you would like to work
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Free Parking available
  • Chance to gain experience in a variety of different venues
  • Training and development available

Key information:

  • Immediate Start
  • Choose the days you would like to work, and we will match you up with the most suitable shifts
  • Work Monday to Friday or just weekends - The choice is yours.
  • Variety of shift patterns available for full time and part time hours

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing & serving fresh meals
  • Ensuring high standards of food hygiene are achieved at all times
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a great food offer and service

Skills required:

  • Experience working as a chef preparing 100+ meals on a daily basis
  • Ideally you will have experience working as a Chef for a variety of different hospitality venues
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to develop your own skills and knowledge, plus those around you
  • Flexible and have a willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Team player qualities and the ability to work well with staff at all levels in the kitchen
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Able to stay calm when pressure mounts or difficulties arise in service
  • Understanding of allergens, special diets, portion control and recipe costings


  • Level 2 food Hygiene qualification
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required for work in Schools and Care homes and other environments with children and vulnerable adults Working as part of a team to ensure a great food offer and service

Desired but not necessary

  • City & Guilds 706/1 or 706/2 Catering
  • NVQ Level 2 in cookery
  • Level 3 Food Safety Awards
  • Modern Apprenticeship route in cooking
  • City & Guilds diplomas in professional cookery
  • BTEC HND in professional cookery
  • A foundation degree in culinary arts

If you've got what it takes to be our next Relief Agency Chef, then don't hesitate to apply today.

Blue Arrow is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to helping find great work opportunities for great people.

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