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Job Description


Head Chef

Work Type: Full Time

Busy Newcastle cafe Autumn Rooms is on the hunt for an experienced head chef to join the team. You’ll have the benefit of a five-day roster with no night shifts, up to 95k salary + performance bonus. Salary will be scaled based on experience. This is a long term role with the opportunity to grow with the addition of another venue this year. 

A great opportunity for a hospitality professional to lead a dedicated team. 

The ideal candidate: 

- Demonstrated extensive experience running a successful kitchen or in a Sous role where you have learned the skills to step up and be successful in a head chef role. 

- A positive team player and natural leader with a passion for staff development

- Excellent communication skills with all stakeholders across the business including owners and managers

- Driven to succeed in the development of our food and business across both Darby Street and Stockton locations

- Developing and refining systems, controlling labour and food costs, and producing a profitable menu

Interested? Apply with your CV by emailing

Autumn Rooms Darby St

1st or 2nd Year Apprentice at AR

Work Type: Full Time

Do you have a passion for lavish food? 

A knack for flavour pairings? 

And an array of culinary creations?  

Work alongside experienced chefs in a fast-paced environment, helping to create quality food with a supportive team.

Shoot us through a CV.

Previous experience in a kitchen is essential as we want to know that you can work well under pressure, along with a good attitude and a keen interest in a prospective culinary career.

We are looking for someone who is already undergoing an apprenticeship preferably in their second year. 

Along with your CV, please email us with a cover letter, outlining any relevant experience, what makes you a good fit for the AR family and your dish of the moment. 

Autumn Rooms Darby St

Despite other AR roles currently being full, we are always keeping our eyes peeled for exceptional people with unique skill sets to join our team. 

Keeping in mind that we are looking to expand in 2024!

If you wish to get in touch regarding any future opportunities, and ensuring you're the first person we call when relevant positions become available. 

Drop us an email including your CV and a cover letter below. 

Please email us here