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Cafe Co-ordinator / Chef job description

About DINA

In 2016, DINA - Sheffield Arts Centre - was converted from a derelict pub & nightclub complex into a multi-storey building that became the heart of alternative arts and culture in Sheffield.

We recently moved out of our original venue on Cambridge Street and found a new and exciting space on Fitzalan Square, a small but beautiful unit in the historic White Building.

We host all types of events with a specific interest in developing and nurturing new talent, social projects, and those that are at the core of the lovely Sheffield community and we are a centre for LGBTQ events and communities.

DINA is supported by Arts Council England and The Department of Culture,Media and Sport, and works in partnership with Sheffield Theatres, The Migration Matters Festival , Sheffield and Hallam Universities.

We are also a hub for the LGBTQ+ community and host weekly meet-ups, drag shows & other events.

Currently the DINA cafe/bar is open Thursday - Sunday, with a daytime cafe menu being served 11-5 and a bar snacks menu 6-10. We also occasionally have events during, or outside of these hours which require catering.

We are looking for a new person to join our team with a background in food/cafe work, who is passionate about vegan and vegetarian food to manage the cafe side of the business. This would suit someone who has experience working in F and B businesses and wants to take the next step in management and making more decisions about the running of a small independent cafe.

With support of the rest of the team you will be encouraged to bring and implement your ideas and have a say in how things are run.


  • Contribute to the design of vegan and vegetarian cafe menu

  • Order stock, daily/weekly/as necessary

  • Prepare food for cafe, and run service during cafe opening hours

  • Follow guidelines for food hygiene and have a Level 2 or 3 Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Ensure kitchen is kept clean and health and safety compliant

  • Work with bar manager to co-ordinate food needed for extra events

  • Help with social media/marketing ideas to increase customer base

  • Do basic cashing up , financial monitoring and reports - including costing of any new dishes on menu

  • Have some flexibility around hours and days

  • Work within Dina’s environmental policy

  • Have an understanding of, and be in agreement with Dina’s ethos , values and principles, particularly around equality and diversity, and our safe spaces policy.

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Hours - 3 or 4 days a week, including weekends ( some flexibility for extra events on occasion)

Salary- 12.50 per hour

There will also be the opportunity to get involved with the other activities taking place at DINA. We always welcome people who have an interest in supporting events and bringing ideas about programming for the community ( eg workshops, education or dining experiences).

This is not a necessary part of the role, but the opportunity to contribute is certainly there.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter about why you are interested in the role to The deadline for applications is midnight on 24th September. If you have any questions please email the address above, or call Emma on 07799413706.


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