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Pizza Chef

An exciting oppurtunity has arrived for a Pizza Chef to join our expanding Catering Team. You will work under the Head Chef, producing fresh Pizzas in our Pizza Café situated at the Walled Garden.

As a World Heritage Site, we are able to offer a unique and stunning place to work. 

We strive to ensure that our workplace is a happy and rewarding environment for everyone, we have incredibly talented and committed staff who all share our values. We also offer a work life balance rarely seen in the catering world. 

Task and Responsibilities

  • To plan, prepare and produce products to the standards agreed in the relevant SOP manual 
  • To ensure that the company’s reputation for excellent food and service is maintained with clients and customers.  
  • To control portion size and record waste
  • To follow recipes as set out in the SOP manual in order to keep track of allergens.  
  • To label food with allergen information where required
  • To maintain records relating to food production activities on the Food Alert system
  • To ensure Health and Safety and Food Safety Standards are maintained in line with company policy on the Mobaro system  
  • To follow instruction from the Head chef
  • To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of your manager and attending training courses as identified.  
  • To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.  
  • To act as a positive ambassador for the business.  
  • To attend to any reasonable request


Skills and Experience

  • NVQ level 2 food production, or equivalent 
  • Level 2 food hygiene certificate or equivalent 
  • IOSH managing safely certificate or equivalent 
  • Experience of working in a similar environment with line management responsibilities 
  • Communication skills to engage team and lead a busy kitchen environment. 
  • Previous experience working in a high volume pizzeria restaurant.

Person Specification 

  • Basic food hygiene certificate as a minimum  
  • Previous cooking experience, ideally as a baker
  • Ability to show attention to detail  
  • Ability to work well under pressure  
  • Flexible approach to the role.  
  • Self motivated, objective, innovative and assertive 
  • Good team player 
  • Able to work unsociable / flexible hours




Blenheim Palace, Woodstock



Job Type

Full time

Contract Type





45 Hours - Variable (Including Weekends)

Closing Date


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