Wok/Thai Chefs Required for KIN, Clerkenwell EC1 – Immediate Start
Competitive salary on offer £18k-£23k, negotiable depending on experience
Are you looking to join a unique & exciting restaurant? Look no further, we may just have the job for you. KIN is a successful, fun and exciting restaurant in Clerkenwell, Central London (near Chancery Lane & Farringdon). We’re a casual Asian restaurant serving simple, fresh and tasty dishes from Thailand, China, Vietnam and Japan. For more information please visit our website.
We are looking for experienced Wok or Starter/Salad Chefs (Full or Part Time) to join the team at KIN due to recent growth. A positive attitude, willingness to learn, flexibility and strong work ethic is essential.
What we are offering:
-Competitive package depending on experience
-No more late nights or difficulty getting home – our chefs usually finish at 10:30pm
-Get your Sundays back – no need to work on Sundays as we are closed
-Flexible rota/hours to suit your needs
-Join a great team – our chefs are fantastic and all team players
The Wok/Starter Chef positions are either full or part time with flexible working hours from 20-50 hours per week. Full time positions usually consist of 5 working days, 2 days off. For the Wok Chef position a minimum of 12 months experience using a commercial wok cooker/burner is essential (unfortunately applicants with no wok cooker experience will not be considered for the Wok Chef position). Speed and efficiency using the wok is critical and the successful candidates will be expected to produce high quality dishes in a fast-paced environment. The Wok/Starter Chefs will be expected to help with preparation outside of service including preparation of vegetables, meat, poultry, seafood and sauces. In addition, KIN places great emphasis on hygiene, and all chefs are expected to help clean and maintain the kitchen to high standards. Our part time Wok/Starter Chef positions would ideally suit individuals who require flexibility including those who are already working full or part time and looking to top-up their income, students or parents with child care responsibilities.
The following is a list of desirable skills, experience & additional information:
-Candidates must have a good command of English
-Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK (proof required during interview)
-Lives in London (local candidates would be preferred as accommodation is not provided)
-If you are interested in a part time position, we are flexible and looking for both day time (9am/10am-3pm) and evening chefs (5pm/6pm-10:30pm).
-Candidates must have experience using a commercial wok cooker. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will unfortunately not be considered.
-Knowledge of Thai, Chinese and other Asian cuisines would be desirable
-Candidates must be comfortable working closely in a small team where each person is expected to perform multiple tasks/duties (i.e. help each other in different sections)
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to
88 Leather Lane Clerkenwell London EC1N 7TT. In your covering letter please let us know if you are seeking a full or part time position. Please remember to include your telephone number.