Join the team

Pig & Whistle is Chelmsford's premier cosy country restaurant serving lunch light bites, sun terrace dining, evening specials menu & generous Sunday carvery in the Chelmsford countryside.



We are looking for a confident and professional waiter or waitress to assist in the smooth running of the front of house. You will have current / previous experience of at least two years working as a waiter or waitress, an impeccable guest service skills whilst being enthusiastic, engaging and approachable.

You must have an excellent command of English, be well presented and have excellent customer service skills. Typical waiting shifts are 4 to 5 hours long. Work offered is on a casual basis of around 20 to 40 hours a week with shifts arranged a week in advance.

Own transport essential. Please email us your CV.



Up to 35 hours part time a week. Split shifts and 2 full days off a week. Salary is minimum wage and age dependent

Duties Include:

Cleaning - Washing plates, cutlery and other crockery, pots & pans, knives, utensils, tupperware, trays and food storage

Assisting the team - Unloading equipment and food from deliveries.
Ensuring the storeroom remains organised.

Kitchen Hygiene - Making sure work surfaces, sinks, floors, kitchen appliances and walls are always clean and sanitised by both sweeping and mopping kitchen areas, store areas and walk in fridges and helping the team keep up to date with the cleaning schedule. Keeping the yard and bins clear of rubbish and hygienic. Washing and drying the kitchen cloths and pan holders

Basic food preparation - Occasional basic food preparation under instruction from the Head Chef

Personal attributes - The candidate must have good communication and organisational skills. Every day is different. At times it can be busy where your feet won't touch the ground, other times you might have time to spare. We need someone who is going to be able to manage their time accordingly, work well on their own and also as part of a team. The job can be quite physical, it will involve cleaning, sometimes in hard to reach places ie cleaning under tables, prep benches etc. Candidates must have a 'can do' attitude, be trustworthy and reliable. Driving License required.