Hooked-on Group, the management company behind Blackfriars Restaurant, Hinnies Restaurant and the newly opened Dobson & Parnell on Newcastle's vibrant Quayside, is recruiting for the following positions:

Pastry chef
We are looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to join the team at Blackfriars Restaurant who will be required to run the pastry section and deliver high quality desserts, therefore a passion for food and a desire to create exciting and innovative food is essential.
Additionally, you will be expected to take responsibility for the effective execution of all dishes in the section, ensuring consistent presentation and customer satisfaction
We are ideally looking for candidates who have the following attributes:
Experienced as a Pastry Chef
Experienced in chocolate work and bread making
Worked in AA rosette restaurants
A passion for pastry with a desire to learn and work hard
Keen to progress their career in a quality restaurant environment
Ability to work effectively as part of a team

If you would like to apply, please send your CV together with information on the skills and experience you will bring to this role


Speculative applications - Front of house and Kitchen

We are always on the lookout for talented waiting staff and chefs and are happy to receive speculative CVs.   

Please send your covering email and CV to and specify which restaurant you would like to work in.