Head Chef - Kirkstall

Leeds, West Yorkshire
02 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Job Type
Full Time

Head Chef - Market Kitchen Kirkstall, Leeds
We are excited to recruit an ambitious Head Chef to take pride of place in our new Kirkstall Market Kitchen concept, joining the team at the very beginning of the journey.
Market Kitchen is a brand new concept for Morrisons and will be based within our busy Kirkstall following the successful launch of Market Kitchen Canning Town, London & Market Kitchen Piccadilly, Manchester .

Market Kitchen will use ingredients straight from our famous Market Street to create delicious and affordable meals for customers. Customers can either wait for food to be prepared by our chefs, pick it up in pre-packed portions, or order food from home via Deliveroo. Our food offering will be trend driven and often reacting to consumer behaviours and feedback and will offer tasty dishes on the go at affordable prices. 

As Head Chef you will be accountable for the end to end process of all food produced and serviced through the Market Kitchen. You’ll also be the ‘go-to’ person for floor management, coaching, mentoring & development, customer liaison and of course, forecasting of menus.  
It will be a fun, whilst fast-paced environment and a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative new concept where your expertise and passion for great food is crucial to the brand’s ongoing success.

About You
All the right Ingredients

You’ll be a talented Chef who has lead high performing kitchen teams and enjoys working with quality, fresh products.  You’ll be proud of your reputation for professionalism and commitment to never compromising quality even when under pressure. 
In return for your dedication we’ll offer a comprehensive training plan and a very competitive salary and benefits package. You will enjoy and be encouraged to have a great work life balance whilst remaining flexible in your approach to working hours. 


• Relevant experience as an accomplished chef demonstrating loyalty and ability in previous positions    
• Qualified to 706/1 and 2 or NVQ in professional cookery levels 1,2 and 3
• Minimum level 3 Award Food Safety in catering for supervisors, with level 3 Award in Allergens    
• An advanced understanding of Food Safety     
• A good understanding of the local community    
• Previous experience of working with suppliers including Deliveroo would be advantageous

About The Company

Shopkeepers for over 100 years, we love providing our customers with a great shopping experience they won’t find anywhere else.
At just under 500 stores across the UK, our retail colleagues work as one team to provide plenty of food essentials, a great service and a buzz people enjoy. It’s why our customers keep coming back for more.

The UK’s 4th largest supermarket, we provide great value for money and good quality fresh food and groceries to over 11 million customers every week. Our focus on freshness makes us stand out as we prepare more fresh food in-store than any other supermarket. It’s challenging. It’s fast-paced. But from Market Street to checkout our friendly team loves going above and beyond to bring our customers what they want.

At Morrisons we believe in investing in our colleagues and industry-leading training programmes. We provide our colleagues with the opportunities they need to make it to the top. Many of our store managers started out on the shop floor. They’ve been there and done that. It’s how they know how to support our colleagues and help our customers so well.

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