If you are a skilled chef searching for exciting ways to change your career and teach the next generation of young Londoners how to cook – this job might be for you!

We are Eat Club, a youth charity, and we are always on the look out for skilled chefs to make a difference in the lives of young Londoners.


What you will do

Deliver successful sessions that enable participants to learn how to prepare healthy, affordable, and delicious food in a welcoming, clean, safe, and enjoyable environment:

  • Plan and deliver Eat Club’s cooking courses in community kitchens across London (including procuring all ingeedients in line with food budget)
  • Guide young session attendees in preparing a two/three-course meal
  • Facilitate the shared enjoyment of the food through a convivial meal at the end of the session
  • Report back on session outcomes throughout the course to ensure that the sessions meet the needs of the participants
  • Participate in training sessions organised by Eat Club as appropriate

The session leader will be provided with the training, support, and teaching materials relevant to the tasks and responsibilities associated with the role


What are we looking for?

We are looking for professional cooks/chefs with passion for food and food education with: 

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Excellent people skills, able to inspire, engage and train members of a small group
  • Team player
  • Detailed knowledge of food, sustainability, healthy eating, and cooking on a budget 


Essential requirements 

  • Must be able to legally work in the UK
  • Be registered as self-employed with HMRC
  • Can hold a valid DBS (Eat Club can help with the application)
  • Can hold a valid Food & Hygiene level 2 for catering certificate (Eat Club can support in achieving the accreditation) 


What we pay and expect from our team

  • Pay: Per session you will earn around £76 (£25.30 p/h)*. The majority of sessions are 2 hours long; you will get paid an extra hour for planning, shopping and reporting.

  • Hours of work: We expect you to run at least two sessions per week, and require you to commit to delivering a full 6-week course.

  • Location: Sessions are delivered from a variety of partner kitchens around London

Eat Club is an equal opportunities employer and actively seek applications from qualified candidates irrespective of race, sex, gender, religion, or disability. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all individuals. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as these groups are currently under-represented in our delivery team.

* Pay is £13.15 an hour during training


Click here for a downloadable job description.

Please send your CV + a cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and why you would like to join our team, to Ruth at: info@eat-club.org