£10.55 - £12.00 hourly
  • Origin Coffee
  • Scoresby Street, London, UK
  • Sep 06, 2019
Full-time Kitchen/BoH: Sous Chef Kitchen/BoH: Chef de Partie Kitchen/BoH: Commis Chef /Junior Chef Kitchen/BoH: Apprentice Kitchen/BoH: Other

About us

Origin is one of the leading and most progressive speciality coffee roasters in the UK. Their core business is wholesale supply and retail servicing for independent and multi-site cafes, hotels and hospitality businesses across the UK. They own and operate eight cafes and espresso bars in London and Cornwall, including flagship stores in Charlotte Road, Shoreditch and Scoresby Street, Southwark. They have always been at the forefront of the speciality coffee industry and in recent years, with the expansion of their retail offering, are looking to evolve and develop our style and identity around food, as such it provides for an incredibly exciting time for a food professional to join their business.

Role description

Origin are looking to employ a new chef working out of their coffee shop in Scoresby Street, Southwark. The position is perfect for someone looking to progress from a commis chef or chef de partie. They’re looking for an individual with a positive work ethic, a great attitude and a willingness to learn. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of produce and ingredients and the ability to develop and embrace company culture. Origin are pleased to be able to offer predominately sociable hours in this role, equating to 40-45 hours per week, with the occasional evening.

Origin have a strong focus on seasonality and sustainability within the food offer.  The lunch menu at the Scoresby street location completely changes every two weeks with the breakfast and brunch offerings evolving along with the seasons.  These are teamed with daily specials across breakfast, brunch and lunch.  The food offer would allow the correct candidate to quickly develop their skills and knowledge when it comes to ingredients and techniques in turn developing their repertoire.  To view sample menus and learn more about what we do please visit


The responsibilities include working daily chef shifts cooking and preparing a breakfast, brunch and lunch menus



Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have 1-year kitchen experience as a commis chef or chef de partie or have undertaken a course at Cordon Bleu, Leiths or at a similar school or course. A desire to learn and a creative mind for preparing and presenting food and will work well within a small team

Perks, incentives or benefits offered

We offer the opportunity for people to up skill themselves with on the job training.  All kitchen staff contribute to our menus and are taught to cost and create recipes for a commercial setting.   Access to Speciality coffee association barista training to develop their understanding of speciality coffee along with other in house and external education a cycle to work scheme, 50% off food and free hot drinks and a free bag of coffee every week.