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Experienced Cook

Tablehurst Farm Ltd
Forest Row, East Sussex

Posted: 30 May 2022

Deadline: 1 Jul 2022

Compensation: £23,000 to £26,000 depending on experience

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

Tablehurst Farm is a 200ha community-owned biodynamic farm in Forest Row, East Sussex with a thriving farm shop and cafe. We also have a well-established commercial kitchen producing food products for sale through the shop and café. The main product categories at present are pies, quiches and other savoury pastry goods, and ready meals such as shepherd’s pie. We have plans to both expand production of our current lines and to substantially widen the range of products we make to include more vegetarian and vegan options, fresh soups, pasta sauces, vegetable tarts, sauerkraut, veggie burgers and, possibly, charcuterie. To meet these objectives, we need a second cook to join our team.

Further details of the vacancy can be found on our website at

Application information

To apply, please email your CV together with an accompanying message explaining your interest in this role to Tracey Marshall, Commercial Director at The deadline for applications is Friday 1st July. However, we will interview promising candidates as applications come in, so apply early if you can.

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About Tablehurst Farm Ltd

Tablehurst is a 200ha community-owned, not-for-profit, biodynamic farm and garden in East Sussex. We sell nearly all our produce through our own farm shop, and we also run a café and a small care home. Community involvement is important to us, and we run events and education programmes, and encourage volunteers to become involved in our many aspects of our work. Overall, we employ about 30 people across all our enterprises.