Pizza Chef

  • Job Reference: 1122
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Pizzaiolo Tribe
  • Location: Nunhead, London
  • Salary: £12.50 to £13.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: dependent on experience
  • Sector: Pizzeria
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Pizza Chef - Mike's Peckham

  • Number of covers:120
  • Location: Peckham, South East London
  • Salary: £12.50 - £13.50 per hour dependent on experience
  • Type of contract: Permanent full time

About Us: 

Mike's Peckham is a Roman style pizzeria brought to you by the team behind the Camberwell Arms and Frank's Café.

Mike's recently won best signature pizza at the 2021 National Pizza awards.

Our offering centres around regularly seasonally changing pizza al taglio and small plates using the best ingredients and working with a hand built Castelli oven.

Mike's Peckham is based in Copeland Park, the cultural heart of Peckham. With both indoor and outdoor dining running alongside a delivery and collection service, Mike's will be a 7 day, all day operation.

About the role of Pizza Chef

We are looking for dedicated and passionate chefs who love pizza and want to learn and improve themselves in a small team, for our relatively new restaurant Mike's in Peckham.

This role would be ideal for someone with experience in busy pizza restaurants ideally who has worked with or knows of Roman style pizza al taglio or wants to learn about it. Dough handling experience and knowledge required.

Full training will be provided as well as plenty of additional support from the operations team. 

The ideal Pizza Chef candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years experience working in a busy restaurant or pizzeria
  • A genuine interest in good food, a love for pizza and an interest in ingredients
  • Good dough handling skills
  • A good palette and knowledge and understanding of how to make things delicious.
  • Organised and a natural attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and initiative
  • A passion for true hospitality and a love of delicious things

Additional desirable attributes:

  • Experience working with roman style pizza or a good understanding of the product
  • Experience of working in Rome
  • A creative approach to what pizza can be and what can go on top of a pizza
  • Experience with bread production
  • Local to and familiar with the area
  • Being an excellent team player

What we can offer you:

  • Salary: £12.50 - £13.50 per hour dependent on experience
  • The chance to work as part of a small, independent hospitality company where you will have the opportunity for further development via internal training and external courses
  • A fun and professional working environment
  • A healthy work/life balance with a sustainable and flexible rota
  • Meals on shift
  • Staff discount at other venues in the company
To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter via the "Apply" button.