Jobs

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Due to our latest expansion with the imminent opening of Ham & Friends, we’re looking to fill a number of vacancies across all sites. The available positions are:

Floor Staff – Friends of Ham, Leeds
Shop Keeper – Part-time – Ham & Friends

Floor Staff – Leeds

Friends of Ham is an award-winning Bar & Charcuterie in Leeds City Centre. A buzzy Continental-style cafe bar with a second venue in Ilkley.

Placing the emphasis on simplicity and quality, Friends of Ham showcases the very finest produce, specialising in charcuterie, cheese, beer and wine made by small artisan producers both locally and from further afield. We pride ourselves on great customer service and friendly, knowledgeable staff.

We are currently looking for experienced, waiting and bar staff to join the team at our Leeds site. We are looking for people who can demonstrate the following:

– At least 1 years waiting and or bar tending experience in a busy restaurant environment
– A love of quality/speciality food and drink
– Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
– Confident, methodical, organised with the ability to work quickly in a fast paced environment

An interest in craft beer and good food is essential for this role.

Friends of Ham is a young company with interesting plans for the future and we actively encourage career progression. If you think you would be interested in joining the team send your CV with covering letter explaining why you are applying for the role to:

jobs@friendsofham.com

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The below vacancies are for Ham & Friends.

Shop Keeper – Part-time

From the team behind Friends of Ham, Ham & Friends brings a restaurant and wine bar as well as a wine shop, food hall and deli to Leeds’ vibrant Northern Quarter. Spread across two floors in the Grand Arcade, serving up an ever-changing menu using seasonal and specialist ingredients with the focus being on quality and provenance.

The wine shop and bar sell a large range of small production, ethically produced minimal-intervention wines. The food hall and deli house a walk-in cheese room with loads of choice, and a charcuterie counter complete with meats, breads, fruit and vegetables. There’s also an event space hosting an array of wine, beer and food tastings and workshops.

We are currently looking for a part-time Shop Keeper to join our Food Hall Team.

Duties will include:

– Managing the deli counter
– Merchandising
– Managing stock
– Placing orders
– Contacting new suppliers
– Creating seasonal displays
– Helping improve and manage retail within the two Friends of Ham venues

You must:

– Have experience working in retail
– Have excellent customer service skills
– Work well in a team
– Have high standards and attention to detail

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with extremely high quality ingredients in a new opening in the heart of Leeds’ vibrant Northern Quarter. A good working relationship with suppliers and an ever-evolving menu provide lots of opportunities for our kitchen team to develop dishes that highlight the quality of our produce.

Ham & Friends is a young company with interesting plans for the future and we actively encourage career progression. If you are interested in joining the team send your CV with covering letter explaining why you think you would be great for the role to:

claire@friendsofham.com

 

 

 


Even when we’re not actively recruiting, we’re always happy to hear from enthusiastic and talented individuals. If you think you’d be right for a role with us, email your CV and covering letter to jobs@friendsofham.com.

Venues:

Friends of Ham, Leeds (4-8 New Station Street)
Friends of Ham, Ilkley (8 Wells Road)
Ham & Friends, Leeds (7 Merrion Street)