Deputy Catering Manager at the Roald Dahl Museum

The Café is currently looking for enthusiastic and confident Deputy Catering Manager

Cafe at the Roald Dahl Museum

Deputy Catering Manager

Pay: £16,000 to £17,000 depending on age

Hours: The Deputy Catering Manager is a full-time position working Tuesday to Friday and Sundays. More hours may be expected depending on events and functions.

About the job: Do you want to be part of a dynamic and evolving Café team? Can you deliver great customer service? Do you have catering or management experience? If the answer is ‘yes’, you could be a great fit for our Deputy Catering Manager role.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre welcomes thousands of people through our doors every year to experience the wonder and magic of Roald Dahl’s stories.

To bring this special place the income it needs to operate, our Deputy Catering Manager will assist with the daily operation and oversee the daily catering onsite. You will be a vital member of the Visitor Experience team, making sure that all our visitors have the safest and most enjoyable time with us as possible.

You will help the Catering Manager and Café Supervisor run the café to high standards and develop and nurture a pool of part-time staff. You will ensure customers are served promptly, tables are cleared quickly and the cleanliness of the cafe is maintained, as well as administrative duties such as monthly rota planning, stock taking and supplier liaison. You’ll be given training to help prepare food in the kitchen and make a great cup of coffee.

NB any other ad-hoc duties may be required and will be discussed in advance.

Come and work with a friendly team in the lovely village of Great Missenden, just 45 minutes from London but surrounded by the beautiful countryside that inspired Roald Dahl.

How to apply: See downloadable links on this page for the application pack.

To arrange a conversation about the role and to submit applications email Chris Humphrey, Catering Manager on, or Anita Richardson, Visitor Services & Retail Manager on

You must use our application form - CVs will not be accepted.       

Closing date: ongoing, we will hire the right people as soon as we meet them.

Interviews: You will receive a call to arrange dates.

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