Mad Dog Careers

We are a rapidly-growing, family-run company with an inclusive approach to brewing. We strive to create the best beer possible by utilising the finest ingredients at our disposal. Due to the hard work and commitment of our team, we’re gaining increasing recognition for our beers on a national level, and therefore need more Mad Dogs to join our dynamic team!

We are currently looking to fill the following vacancies:

  • Chefs (all levels)
  • Kitchen Porter

Please see below for a full job description of the advertised roles and what you can expect when working for us here at Mad Dog! To apply for any of the roles listed, in the first instance please email tim@maddogbrew.co.uk attaching your CV.

CHEFS (all levels)

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Cardiff

Positions available: Full-time role based on 50 hours per week

Salary: £26,000-£30,000 depending on experience, plus annual bonus

What we are looking for

We are on the lookout for someone keen and enthusiastic, who has the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We are striving for excellence here at Mad Dog and are constantly refining what we do, so we are looking for someone that shares our drive for quality. This translates in to providing the best experience possible for our customers, in this case by providing simple, but well-delivered and delicious food. We are a family business with a strong supportive culture, and the successful candidate will echo these sentiments through their actions. Experience working in kitchens essential, but full training will be provided.

In return, you’ll be joining a team committed to being inclusive, supportive and welcoming, and one that prides itself on the high standards set for our staff well-being. It’s a great opportunity to progress and grow within the company. It presents the right person the chance to not only help manage the day-to-day running of the taproom, but to shape the DNA of the space going forward and create something truly special for our guests!

Job roles and responsibilities

- Delivering high-quality food on a daily basis

- Responsible for maintaining high level of cleanliness in the kitchen area

- Managing HACCP and maintaining daily cleaning/hygiene/temperature records

- Ordering, maintaining adequate stock levels throughout the site

- Coordinating with front of house team to keep them informed of dishes on offer

- Recording allergen information and relaying this to front of house team

- Maintaining a supportive and convivial culture

- Training other kitchen staff and aiding in their development

Qualities we are looking for

- Excellent communication skills

- Calm disposition, with a sense of urgency during busy periods

- Positive-mindedness and a ‘can-do attitude’ approach to all tasks

- Trustworthiness

- Flexibility for work patterns/shifts, including evenings and weekends!

- Diligent and methodical approach to work

Kitchen porter

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Cardiff

Positions available: Part-time, permanent role based on 25 hours

Salary: £12 per hour

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone reliable and organised, who has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will assist the team in maintaining a high level of hygiene throughout the kitchen area and assist the chefs with basic food preparation where necessary. Experience working in kitchens preferred, although not essential.

Job roles and responsibilities

- Maintaining high level of cleanliness and hygiene in the kitchen area

- Assisting chefs with basic food preparation where necessary

Qualities we are looking for

- Reliable/dependable

- Calm disposition, with a sense of urgency during busy periods

- Positive-mindedness and a ‘can-do attitude’ approach to all tasks

- Trustworthiness

- Flexibility for work patterns/shifts, including evenings and weekends!

contact us

we would love
to hear from you!

07500225616

beers@maddogbrew.co.uk

Mad Dog Brewery
17-19 Castle Street
Cardiff
CF10 1BS