Pizzaiolo (Pizza Chef)

  • Job Reference: 00000541-1
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Four Hundred Rabbits
  • Location: South London (Multiple Locations)
  • Salary: £10.50 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £2.00-£4.00 service charge + £1.00 summer bonus
  • Sector: Pizzeria
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

400 Rabbits is looking for experienced Pizza Chefs (Second Chef)

Salary: £10.50-£12.00 per hour (dependent on experience) + £2.00-£4.00 service charge + £1.00 per hour summer bonus

We’re a South London pizza restaurant with multiple sites across zones 1 - 3 looking for experienced Pizza Chefs, for an immediate start.

We have several full time and part time positions available, from 20 to 60 hours per week across several of our sites. We're looking for Experienced Pizza Chefs to step into the role of Second Chef in one of our 5 restaurants, with a focus on training you to be our next Lead Chefs for future site openings. So, if you're looking for career progression there is the ability to grow with us as we continue to expand.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Passion for food
  • Experience working with a wood fire and/or gas oven
  • Desire to work in a social, busy, and fast paced kitchen
  • Positive team player attitude and ability to communicate with both kitchen and floor staff
  • Experience working to the highest food health and safety regulations to maintain a clean and safe working environment - including washing up and deep cleans

What we offer:

  • Flexible and accommodating rotas
  • Excellent holiday season perks scheme
  • Focused on the job training
  • Unlimited accrued holiday
  • Fast track career progression (if that’s what you’re looking for)
  • Access to external courses and training programmes for personal and/or career development
  • Free food and drink (daily free pizza and beer)
  • Great discounts across our sites
  • Companywide events and socials
  • Team competitions and personal rewards
  • Working with an amazing team (we’re proud to say it really is!) in a fun and social environment
  • Employee referral bonus scheme (recommend chefs that pass their probation with us and receive a bonus)
  • Great opportunities to learn with supportive career progression as we continue to expand

Starting salary is based on experience and ability (+ service charge which adds between £2.00 and £4.00 an hour).

Our holiday season perks scheme is available to all chefs, and is based on their hours worked over holiday periods. If you are still employed by us in September, all hours worked between May 1st and September 30th add £1 to your bonus. That's an extra guaranteed £1.00 an hour for summer, in addition to your pay rate and service charge.

Our open kitchens provide a fun work environment amid the buzz of our restaurants. We're a friendly, social, creative, and environmentally conscious company who care very much about what we make, who we hire and the satisfaction of our team & customers.

If this sounds like a job for you (and we sound like a team you’d like to be part of), please send us your CV and a short personal statement of who you are and what you’re looking for, and we will be in touch shortly!


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  • Herne Hill: SE24 0PA
  • Nunhead: SE15 3HB
  • West Norwood: SE27 9DL

Salary: £10.50-£12.00 per hour (dependent on experience) + £2.00-£4.00 service charge + £1.00 summer bonus