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:

Chef de Partie - Blackfriars, Dobson & Parnell and Hinnies

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated chef de parties with a passion for food and customer service to join our teams at Dobson & Parnell, Blackfriars and Hinnies.

The successful candidates must have great organisation skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and good knowledge of food, butchery and filleting.

Most of your time will be spent preparing, cooking and presenting food. You are responsible for ensuring excellent levels of guest service by: good preparation, maintenance and cleaning of the operation, effective communication at all levels, and good team work.

The successful candidate will have at least one year’s relevant experience, a friendly personality, excellent customer care skills and good attention to detail.

If you would like to apply, please send your CV to 

Cookery School Manager - Blackfriars

We are looking for an experienced Chef to take charge of the Cookery School at Blackfriars Restaurant, part of the Hooked-on Group.

The main purpose of this role will be to lead groups of adults & children in fun and interactive cooking sessions, inspiring budding amateur cooks at all levels, developing their confidence and cooking skills.

You will be required to plan, prepare, manage and lead each session - providing an engaging and memorable customer experience. You’ll be using your passion for local seasonal produce and great food to inspire and motivate your participants.

If you would like to apply, please send your CV to 
We are looking to employ an enthusiastic, talented Reservationist to liaise with customers across Blackfriars, Dobson & Parnell and Hinnies. The role will include making reservations for customers by phone, email or via social media and booking them onto workshops and events. The winning candidate will have a fantastic telephone voice, share a passion for the hospitality industry, have a friendly personality and great attention to detail. This is a key role within the company, being the first point of contact for many customers. The role requires great organisational skills and the ability to work well under pressure. A minimum of one year's experience in hospitality and administration is essential.
If you are interested please send CV and covering email to Ruth Terrington by 30 September 2017.

Speculative applications

We are also happy to receive speculative CVs.  If you have experience of working in the hospitality industry at AA Rosette level please send your CV to and state which role/restaurant you would like to work in.