Head Chef

Location: UK
Start Date: ASAP
Length of Employment: 12 months
Employer: Iris and June – Antipodean Cafe, London

Job Description

We’re looking for a passionate Head Chef to join us in a senior role as we push forward with some exciting new opportunities.

We’re after someone with excellent technical skill, knowledge of ingredients and experience leading a team.

Someone ready and excited to take on a small, but busy cafe kitchen and really make it their own.

Our food is all about being delicious, fresh, wholesome, sustainable and innovative. We offer an extensive counter food offer Mon-Fri – and have recently launched a weekend brunch menu to excellent reviews. Food has become an increasingly important part of what we do since opening the cafe 3 years ago.

We also offer a catering service, do all our own baking, always make our own sauces, pickles, chutneys and even some cheese.

The cafe is open 7 days, daytime hours only. The role would include weekends, and be supported by a assistant/sous chef and two kitchen assistants.

You would work closely with the owners and Cafe Manager, learning all aspects of the business and be a part of major decision making. It is a great opportunity to be part of a growing start-up business.

We offer competitive remuneration, fair hours and paid training.

Interested candidates should apply now! We are also recruiting at sous chef / assistant level.

Pay and Other Benefits

  • Competitive salary, dependant on experience

About Employer
Iris & June is a kiwi-owned cafe located in central London. We opened in 2014 and have built a big reputation for our beautiful and innovative cafe food and delicious coffee.


  • Previous management experience preferred, but we will ultimately hire on attitude.
  • Eligible to work in the UK (2 Year Working Holiday Visa, Ancestry Visa or British Passport)

Application Process

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