Chef and Canteen supervisor

Permanent role, Southend-on-Sea, Salary £25,000 to £27,000 dependant on experience

Reference: Chef and canteen supervisor 27_10_23

Rega provides free meals for all of our 130 staff on a daily basis. We are looking for another chef to work alongside our current chef to ensure that our staff have a mid-morning snack and a freshly prepared healthy hot lunch. They should have experience of cooking for a maximum of a 100 covers per day with an up-to-date hygiene certificate level 3 and full working knowledge of kitchen H&S requirements. Driving license is essential. The applicant  must be able to cook and serve on their own when their colleague is on holiday.

Hours – 8.15AM til 4.00PM with a half hour break. Total of 36.25 hours.

Salary – Between £25k and £27k dependent on experience.

Holiday – 28 days per annum (inc. Bank holidays).


  • To ensure that the canteen is open every working day and there is sufficient food for the entire workforce.
  • To ensure all Health & Safety procedures are followed.
  • To ensure you are up to date with all new legislation re food preparation and are up to date with hygiene certification.
  • To ensure you are acquainted with all staff’s allergies. Including new staff.
  • To ensure that you keep the “safer food better business (S.F.B.B) up to date on a daily basis.
  • To ensure that you are aware of the kitchen rules and regulation.
  • Maintain the kitchen is clean and safe to serve food
  • Ensure equipment is in good working order
  • Liaise with Roy re menus, ingredients and cooking processes.
  • Ensure Rega’s strict food policy is adhered to.
  • Be aware of factory visitors and prepare accordingly
  • To be available for the occasional evening meal when we have a large number of visitors staying at Roy’s.
  • Pest control regulations abided by


  • Plan weekly menus and research new and interesting taste sensations, always bearing in mind healthy and nutritional values.
  • Order food for morning break and lunch in good time.
  • Knowledge of and be able to complete S.F.B.B book on a daily basis
  • Prepare and cook food
  • Clean the kitchen at the end of each day

This vacancy is managed by Rega.

Application Form

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