Looking for lovely people to join our team


Are you passionate about local, seasonal vegetarian food?

Would you like to work in a thriving, friendly cafe?

We are looking for new members to join our supportive team
Up to 3 days per week including some weekend days
£10 per hour (pay award pending)
Holidays - 20 days per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata)

Apply by 15th October to start in November

Send CV and covering email to



We are a thriving social enterprise cafe and food hub in the heart of Thornton based at the popular South Square Centre. We serve a strong base of loyal customers providing sit-in meals as well as a takeout service. We also run workshops, make a range of preserves/pickles, run occasional bistro evenings and offer event catering on and off site. We are small cooperative where every member makes a fantastic contribution.

You will:

Prepare and serve meals and light snacks, perform front of house duties including coffee making, follow food health and safety procedures, check ingredients for freshness, assist other cooks and staff with cleaning and preparation, maintain a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen, ensure all food and other items are stored properly, monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages, serve food in a supportive and occasionally fast-paced environment.

You will need:

a passion for/confidence in cooking excellent seasonal vegan and vegetarian food

a friendly, customer-focussed approach and good interpersonal skills
a commitment to our ethos - supporting local producers, reducing waste

some experience in a catering role desirable (not essential)

on and off-site training available

flexibility to work weekends and occasional evenings

Apply by email with CV to plentyatthesquare@gmail.com