Event Chef, Mesa Catering

Event Chef, Mesa Catering


Mesa is looking for an experienced Event Chef to work alongside our dedicated events team in 2022. The role is responsible for ensuring a high level of food preparation, service and customer care. The Event Chef will be involved in setting up events, prepping, cooking and serving whilst living the companies values of delivering outstanding events and customer service.

The ideal candidate will have Event Chef experience, ideally within the wedding industry. However, we do offer training programmes for those with less experience. The candidate will be happy to work some unsociable hours and weekday daytimes for loading and prep. Good communication skills are essential, along with a professional and friendly outlook. This is a customer facing role.

This role is based in Bristol city centre, but you will be expected to travel to and from events regularly.


Key areas of responsibility

  • Consistently serving a high-quality product to clients
  • Delivering a high level of service within a team (1-8 staff) to the client’s specification
  • Managing your own time and ensuring food is well presented and served on time at events
  • Support colleagues and go the extra mile for them and Pieminister where required.
  • Assist your manager in any problem solving required
  • Risk management on site – ensuring that you adhere to health and safety protocols as per training and management instruction
  • Responsible for ensuring that paperwork such as temperature records are completed to a high standard.
  • Loading and unloading for events


Essential experience:

  • Some cooking/cheffing experience
  • Clear communication skills
  • Be able to think on your feet
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Great customer service
  • Flexible working hours, mostly Fridays and weekend work
  • Strong all round communicator – highly organised, ambitious, enthusiastic, and driven.


Desirable (non-essential):

  • Food safety level 1 or 2
  • Clean full Uk driving license with at least 5 years driving experience


The Package:

  • £9.00 – £12.00 per hour based on experience (opportunity to move up the pay scale)
  • During peak event season expect roughly between 12-30 hours across the weekends where you are booked onto an event
  • 0 Hour contract – mostly weekend seasonal work
  • Clear path for remuneration increases
  • Lunch on us every Friday
  • Invite to annual events
  • Continuous training and development to grow within the world of events


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