Kitchen Team Member

The Chiswick Cinema


Salary: £26,000

The Chiswick Cinema is looking for a Kitchen Team Member to be responsible for assisting the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the overall management of the kitchen.

Bringing the big screen experience to Chiswick for the first time since 1934, Trafalgar Cinemas are thrilled to present The Chiswick Cinema. The luxury venue  boasts five screens and a private Members’ bar and terrace, along with a café and restaurant. A 16-seat screening room with private dining room attached.

The cinema is an inviting place to meet friends and see films and the Members’ Club, with its unique benefits and access to areas, will be an important business driver. Programming will include a mix of mainstream and arthouse current releases, documentaries, family screenings and an array of event cinema.

The Chiswick Cinema is part of Trafalgar Entertainment Group (TE), a live entertainment business founded by Sir Howard Panter and Dame Rosemary Squire, and home to Trafalgar Studios, Trafalgar Theatre Productions, Trafalgar Releasing, Stagecoach Performing Arts, London Theatre Direct, Luke Shires Marketing and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions.

Job description

As Kitchen Team Member will be responsible for assisting the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the overall management of the kitchen, organising efficient and cost-effective practices to ensure a smooth kitchen operation. A hands-on role overseeing fulfilment of daily service and all preparation in the run up to it. Supervise the quality of food, maintain food hygiene standards and help control labour spend and purchasing budgets to help ensure business targets are met.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Key Responsibilities

  • In the absence of the head chef maintain, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget
  • Ensuring you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety
  • Ensuring ongoing team communications.
  • An appreciation and understanding of fresh food and quality ingredients
  • To produce food in a timely fashion to ensure smooth service to the customer
  • Monitoring portion and waste control.

Skills & Experience

The experience and knowledge we are looking for the Sous Chef includes:

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience as a chef
  • Good communicator and ability to work as a team
  • Proactive and ‘hands on’ approach
  • Passion for baking and creating is desirable but not a must.
  • To assist in managing the day-to-day operation of the kitchen.
  • Food Safety Level 2 desired


  • Free cinema tickets
  • Free meals and drinks on shift
  • Discounts on F&B off duty
  • Closed on Christmas Day
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave


If this sounds like you – we’d love to hear from you. Please send CV and covering letter to

The Chiswick Cinema is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The closing date for this position is 26/02/2023 at 23:59

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