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:

We are looking to employ an enthusiastic, talented Reservationist to liaise with customers across our three restaurants .  The role will includes 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 Lee Mckinnell by 24 February 2017.

Pastry Chef

We are looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to join the team at Blackfriars Restaurant, part of the Hooked-on Group.
As Pastry Chef you 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.  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 to by 30 January 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.