Join our friendly team

Are you an expert horticulturist, an avid fish fan or a mechanical nut? Fancy being one of us?

If you know your Hyacinths from your Hydrangeas, your Mowers and Machinery maybe you should be considering a career at Marlows.

HEAD CHEF - Kitchen Cafe

We are looking for an enthusiastic & passionate Head Chef to manage our fantastic kitchen team at our exciting Kitchen café!

The role will consist of being responsible for offering fantastic food working in a fast paced environment offering our regular menu and developing our seasonal special boards with local produce, weekly menu planning & development of the business with improving the offer for Functions/Events, keeping up with food trends & coming up with some quirky ideas ........ trying to bring the garden into the café as we are a Garden Centre! We will be looking for our candidate to love food and really enjoy getting stuck in but to also be a hard working team player. The role is working with the team on a day to day basis and developing all members of the team with constant training and coaching.

The candidate will ensure we operate under Food HACCP & Health and Safety guidelines and be responsible for weekly paperwork & ensuring legislation is adhered to. Ensuring cleaning is carried out to a high standard by all members of the team.

Ordering from suppliers & ensuring the best deals consistently checking prices. Assist in meeting targets, completing costing's to ensure we are achieving our GP% and carry out monthly stock taking.

Managing the team and assisting with staff rotas ensuring we work within our budgeted wage costs.

This is just a snapshot of this exciting role!

We offer great hours approx. 40-45 hours with no evening or split shifts. This will involve working regular Weekends and Bank Holidays. Salary depending on experience.

Experience in a similar role is essential please do not apply if you do not have the relevant experience. Uniform provided. Discount scheme in store after probationary period of 3 months.

If you are interested in this position please drop a CV into The Kitchen Cafe or email

Keep checking this page, we will publish any vacancies when we are on the lookout for enthusiastic new team members, full or part time.

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