Head Chef Film Location & TV Studios

Head Chef, Film Studio Catering Company


My client is an ingredient led catering company providing a quality fresh food service for film and TV studios including location work.  We have an immediate vacancy for a reliable, customer-focused professional Head Chef to run the mobile kitchen for a 6-month contract.

Catering for about 300 people a day the unit provides snacks, grab and go food, street food style, specialty coffee, raw juicing etc. Menus change daily and have a big focus on vegan and plant-based snacks including vegan baking. The company core values embrace responsible food provenance, recycling and healthy eating producing delicious, creative and inspirational food on a daily basis with a big focus on vegan and plant-based food, including vegan baking. There is no central production kitchen so all deliveries, food prep, cooking and service are done from the mobile unit


Duties will include:

  • Running the mobile kitchen on a daily basis
  • Food prep & cooking
  • Menu planning
  • Ordering and stock management
  • Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Allergy Awareness


We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable chef with excellent experience of fresh and healthy café style food, including vegan cooking. Well organized, tidy, and even-tempered, flexible on working hours…there can be early starts and late finishes. You must be a strong team player prepared to roll your sleeves up as this kitchen is always busy.

Previous experience of film location work would be an advantage.

This position is subject to mandatory Covid-19 testing

Own transport is essential as some locations are rural

Rate: £230-£250 a day

Hours: 12 hours a day with specific OT rate, hours are variable and subject to change.

This may include occasional night work

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