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Head chef Required at MiLK in London

We are a young, ambitious, independent company looking for a Head Chef to join us in the new year. 

Our first venture MILK has been hugely successful and we opened our second, the eagerly anticipated Milkteeth located in the heart of Tooting Broadway, this year. We focus on quality produce and creatively driven antipodean brunch menus. Both MiLK and MilkTeeth have become landmarks in South London brunch café culture.

We are a tightly knit company that has a focus on using unique produce and forward thinking food. We want to find someone to work closely with us to create celebrated food destinations in London. We choose likeminded staff who have a modern and ambitious outlook.

Our senior staff should foster an environment of positivity creativity and opportunity throughout the entire company. We feel that with the right candidate the possibility to grow the company into an institution that is globally recognized is a real and exciting prospect.

What were doing/how we are looking to grow:

  • We aim to grow the company into 4-5 individual restaurants.

What we want:

  • We are looking for successful, creative chef currently working in a similar role that is looking to progress in the industry outside the constraints of traditional restaurant kitchens.
  • We want to work with someone on a long-term basis that can deliver creatively and practically the most modern, exciting and delicious food in London.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Exceptional Leadership skills
  • Proven Experience in a similar role
  • An innate understanding of modern food styles
  • An innate understanding of produce and techniques
  • A grounding in antipodean/austral Asian cuisine preferable but not essential
  • A mature, responsible approach

What we’re offering:

  • Creatively and professionally fulfilling role in a modern, forward-thinking company
  • Great working environment
  • Real opportunity for career progression

30-40,000.00GBP Salary depending on suitability and experience

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  • Head chef

  • Full-Time
  • Cafe

£35000 (annual) + tips

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Required Skills

Team leadership Organised Communication Well presented Stock take Team management Time management Initiative Food hygiene Food knowledge High-end restaurants


Extensive (2-5 years)


Start Date: ASAP End Date: N/A



Milk, 20 Bedford Hill, Balham London SW129RG

We have two locations Milk in Balham and Milkteeth in Tooting Broadway