Careers at Hinnies

We are looking to recruit the following members of staff to work at Hinnies, our award-winning restaurant on the seafront in Whitley Bay.

Hinnies is a relaxed, warm and friendly neighbourhood restaurant serving comfort food we all like to eat - i.e. rustic and hearty Geordie-influenced classics made properly from scratch using local and seasonal produce to give a real taste of our beloved North East.

Chef de Partie

  • Produce menu items following the menu standards producing a consistent product.
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared in a timely fashion.
  • Avoid unnecessary wastage, to observe proper portion planning and control and to act in a cost effective, responsible manner.
  • Ensure excellent food hygiene practice is observed in the entire food chain from storage through to preparation and service.
  • Contribute to keeping the kitchen and storage areas clean and tidy.
  • Ensure HACCP compliance within the kitchen
  • Ensure the kitchen equipment is in working order; report any maintenance issues to your manager
  • At least one year’s relevant experience
  • To be able to follow standards and to have great organisational skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • To be able to communicate well with the kitchen and restaurant team
  • To be an active team player who ensures their colleagues are supported well
  • Follow Food hygiene standards
  • Fine attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Creativity with – and passion for – seasonal British ingredients

Staff are the core of our business and our most valued asset. We look for people with a positive attitude, friendly personality and a genuine passion for delivering exceptional customer service. In return, we offer plenty of training, lots of opportunities to show initiative and a friendly team-work atmosphere.

Please send CVs and a cover letter stating why you’re perfect for the job to Please feel free to include any other information or documents to support your application.