Events Chef
Posted 3 months ago
Location: Cross Gates, Leeds
Salary: Up to £28,000
Tonic are currently searching for an Events Chef for a global events catering business, based at their production kitchen in Cross Gates, Leeds and taking on assignments across the north of the UK. This is an opportunity well suited to candidates with experience catering at a large volume although candidates are invited to apply from any background if they are seeking this kind of challenging position. The role will include sports, stadia, B&I, C&E and private events catering including events for up to 3000. This role will involve the manual loading and unloading of vans as many sites are ‘green-field’ and will, therefore, require candidates to be physically fit.
  • Starting salary up to £28,000
  • 124 days off per year +20 days annual leave and bank holidays (1/3 days!)
  • A 45-hour working week guaranteed, calculated on an annual basis as the business can be highly seasonal
  • Rarely work an evening
  • Write your own rota, be trusted to get your work done on time
  • Loyalty rewards including additional holiday allowance up to 23 days
  • Excellent training provided up to and including vocational degree level
  • Courses paid for, employees have gained forklift truck license, chocolate tempering courses, and many more unique qualifications
  • A business where employees enjoy stability and longevity, many having been employed for over 20 years
  • An attitude that there is no employee who could not be promoted immediately if they are ready for a challenge, resulting in opportunities for growth, several business Directors started in very junior positions
  • Transport from head office and accommodation provided at appropriate off-site assignments


  • Food safety qualification
  • Fresh food experience
  • Driving license
  • Be a leader of people
  • Be on-time, on-budget and on top of your game
  • Be flexible to travel and work to business requirements within reason
  • Show a high level of diligence
  • Show drive and passion
  • Show culinary talent and flare, and have good knowledge of current food trends
Candidates can expect to hear within 2 working days of submitting an application.
If you have submitted an application and not heard from a consultant at Tonic within 2 working days and wish discuss your application please contact Cosmo at Tonic.

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