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Talentbank - Customer Assistant – Chef

Location: Talent Bank Registration

Shift: Various shifts available

Hours: Various hours available

Contract: Various contracts available

Salary & Benefits:

About the Talent Bank Registration Process

When we don’t have any available roles to match your preferences, you can still complete your application and register to join our Talent Bank, ready for any future opportunities.

The advantage of registering is, if your online application is successful, we’ll email you when we have a job to suit you. Then, if you’re still interested in joining us, you can book an interview at one of our stores in just a few clicks, without going through the full online application again.

Why join our Talent Bank?

The benefit of joining our Talent Bank is that you’ll complete the full online application including our online questionnaires. If you’re successful we’ll then let you know when a suitable job becomes available.

Alternatively you can set up a simple alert for your chosen job role and location and when a suitable vacancy is posted we’ll let you know and you can start your full application at this stage.

Working as a Chef at M&S

A huge amount of passion, energy and joy goes into making our Bakeries, Cafés and Delis special places to work and shop. Join this part of M&S and you’ll be at the centre of it all. As you’d expect, great taste and exceptional quality are the order of the day in our in-store kitchens. Bring us your culinary skills, and you’ll be helping to make sure we remain a firm favourite with our customers.

About the Chef role

People love eating at M&S for the same reason they love shopping at M&S. In both cases, great taste and quality are the order of the day. When you work in one of our in-store kitchens, you’re not just serving up glorious food - you’re helping guarantee we remain a UK foodie favourite.

Our café and restaurant kitchens are busy, lively places where everyone shares a love of quality food. Wherever you join, your job will be to cook or prepare every dish exquisitely.

What’s more, you’ll apply the same standard of pristine preparation to the kitchen itself, keeping the place scrubbed, spotless and easy to work in.

You’ll demonstrate a real awareness of the wider kitchen business, from hygiene and safety through to the need to keep an eye on costs and efficiency.

About you

You’ll need to bring a good level of competency and experience working as a chef. Alongside this, it’s absolutely essential that you know your way around a fully-operational kitchen environment.

About the application process

To start with, you’ll need to complete an online assessment. This includes a kitchen based knowledge test and a short questionnaire.

If you’re successful, you’ll take part in a face-to-face assessment made up of kitchen based knowledge test, kitchen based situational test and an interview with a Line Manager.

Ready to apply?

We have a diverse range of employees and are committed to an active Equal Opportunities Policy which starts with our recruitment and selection process.

Our online recruitment process takes up to one hour to complete depending on the role you are applying for.

If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch either by phone on 0845 300 3725 or by email so we can make alternative arrangements for you.


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