Barge East
Salary: £13.00-£17.00 per hour
Location: Hackney Wick, London
Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 weeks ago

Street Food Chef, Barge East

Salary: £13.00-£17.00 per hour
Location: Hackney Wick, London
Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 weeks ago

Street Food Chef

Barge East Gardens, Hackney Wick

Duration: 6-month contract (Summer) April to September

Salary: £13.00 – £17.00 per hour

About Us:

Barge East Gardens is a unique outdoor dining venue located in the heart of Hackney Wick, offering sustainable street food to our guests. As part of our preparations for another busy summer, we are seeking a talented and experienced Street Food Chefs to join our Street Kitchen operations during the summer season.

Role Overview:

As the Street Food Chef, you will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of our Street Kitchen. This includes managing a team of kitchen staff, ensuring high-quality food service, maintaining stock levels, and upholding our commitment to sustainability while delivering exceptional street food to our customers.


Key Responsibilities:

– Manage the day-to-day operations of the street kitchen, ensuring efficient service delivery.

– Collaborate with the management team to achieve and maintain target Gross Profit (GP) margins.

– Provide leadership and guidance to kitchen staff, fostering a positive, productive and fun work environment.

– Uphold high standards of food quality, consistency, and presentation, in accordance with company guidelines.

– Monitor and manage stock levels, including ordering supplies and minimising waste.

– Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and food hygiene standards at all times.



– Previous experience as a Chef, preferably in a high-volume street food environment.

– Strong team skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire staff and colleagues.

– Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

– Ability to maintain a positive demeanour in a fast-paced environment.

– Knowledge of health and safety regulations and food hygiene standards.

– Passion for sustainable food and beverage practices.

– Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.

– Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and public holidays as required, street kitchen closes at 9.30pm

Join us at Barge East Gardens and become part of an exciting and innovative street food experience in the heart of East London this summer. If you’re passionate about food, sustainability, and delivering exceptional street food experiences, we’d love to hear from you!
Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract



Casual dress
Company events
Company pension
Discounted or free food
Employee discount


10 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift [10pm finish]
Weekend availability

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