Breakfast Chef

Breakfast Chef – The Hare & Hounds, Bath 

The Hare & Hounds, Bath is looking to recruit a weekend breakfast chef to join our exciting kitchen team.

The position is for two days a week (Saturday and Sunday), 8am until 4pm.

As breakfast chef, you will be seeing in deliveries and putting them away, setting up and serving a simple breakfast menu, then closing down your section and ensuring you have done your prep for the following day. Following this, you will be expected to help the kitchen team with other general prep work and assist in the lunch service preparing desserts. 

About the company

The Bath Pub Company is an independent company operating 4 premium gastropubs in Bath, including two 2AA Rosette pubs. We are all about great food, fantastic service and a friendly pub atmosphere. 

We’re also passionate about building a great company that people love to work for and plan to add new pubs to our group in time. We look to promote internally wherever possible so there’s plenty of opportunities for future progression. Our staff development policy is to help all our staff realise their potential – and we actively seek opportunities for them to do so. 

We have won many awards and accolades for the pubs: Best Gastropub, two 2AA rosette and one AA rosette ratings, a inclusions in this year's Michelin guide, 3rd best Gastropub in the UK (Tripadvisor). 


£8.00 per hour plus gratuities.



25% discount on food and drink at any of our pubs for you plus a guest.

Staff trips, which have so far included overnight stays in Champagne, Italy, London and Spain, as well as supplier & restaurant visits (including The Hand & Flowers, Casa Mia and The Pony & Trap). 

Wine can be purchased at cost price (up to 75% discount from list price).

Annual staff party, with the teams from all our pubs.

'Recommend a friend' recruitment scheme, which for each person you recommend and starts working for us, you can earn either £250 or £500.  

Childcare vouchers (20% discount against childcare costs, such as nurseries, pre-school and after school/holiday clubs).

Opportunities to complete further NVQ Training available and also stages at other restaurants (which most recently has included The Hand & Flowers).

After your 1st year anniversary with the company, our long service benefits kick in, and increase with each year of service. These include:

Increased holiday allowance (up to 31 days).

Increased company contributions to your pension scheme.

Company paid parental leave (up to two weeks at full pay).

Paid sick leave at full pay (up to 5 days).  


Tasks and responsibilities 

  • Ensure that all dishes are prepared and presented in accordance with the Head Chef’s directions. 
  • Minimise wastage through proper stock control and menu development 
  • Ensure that you manage your section to a high standard 
  • Develop an understanding of how all EHO documentation is correctly collated and recorded, and that all EHO documentation is correctly recorded and collated 
  • Check all incoming deliveries to verify correct items are delivered. 


Skills and experience  

  • You will already be a cooking in a busy kitchen, capable of mutli tasking under pressure.
  • Demonstrate high standards of professionalism & passion. 
  • Strong time management – work effectively within given time frame to finish tasks set 

Applicants MUST... 

  • Be over 18 years 
  • Speak fluent English 
  • There is no live-in accommodation available.