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Chef Supervisor (Pastry) (GG585)

Vacancy Details

Location: CAT - Catering Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Operational (GG/MC)
Closing Date: 01/31/2023
Date Posted: 01/16/2023
Reference: GG585


Sport and Commercial Services Division
UEA Catering Services

REF: GG585

£21,197 to £23,144 per annum 

Are you interested in helping reshape a part of our busy catering department?

UEA Catering Services ( are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and experienced Chef to join our large and busy catering department. You will be hands on and enjoy cooking new and exciting patisserie options for our multicultural students and staff. You will be a crucial team player within the day-to-day operation of our patisserie kitchen, ensuring that batches are prepared and cooked on time.  

Is this role for me?

You will be working alongside our experienced Head Pastry Chef supplying all the university food outlets with traybakes, cakes, cookies, pastries and Hospitality functions.
You will be a hands-on in high volume production, maintaining the standards the customers have come to expect. 
Preparing orders ready for delivery.
Supervising stock of production and managing mise en place.
Have a desire to input ideas for future products
Enjoy working in a newly developed clean-tidy kitchen with a calm approach to getting the job done.
Ability to support the team in all areas of the business out of term.

What are the benefits of working for UEA?

As well as a commitment to paying the real living wage for all staff, and working for a business that cares and supports the mental health and wellbeing of their personnel, you will also benefit from:

Time off over the Christmas and Easter periods (extra time off outside of annual leave entitlement)
No split shifts
Working later hours on very limited occasions
Weekend shifts on occasion
Excellent pension, occupational sick pay, and annual leave entitlement
Discounted access to one of the country’s leading sports and swimming complexes
Working in a pleasant campus environment

An NVQ level 2 in a catering discipline or equivalent experience is vital. If you meet all the essential requirements of the person specification, it would be great to hear from you!

The interview will include a trade test for you to show off your culinary skills.

This full-time post is available immediately on an indefinite basis.

Closing date:  31 January 2023

The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.


Contact 1
Contact Name: Michael Avis
Telephone: 01603 592824
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