Joseph Holt


As a growing business we are always interested in hearing from talented, dedicated and passionate people to join our team here at Joseph Holt. We think it's a great place to work, with numerous opportunities across different parts of the company, all with competitive financial packages.

If you feel you could contribute to the Joseph Holt family whether it be bar or kitchen work at a particular pub or a member of staff at The Brewery, please send your current CV (with a covering letter) to

If you are interested in becoming a Pub Manager or entering into a Management Partnership, then please view our Manage a Pub section.

Other options include our tenancy package along with our new Retail Partnership Agreement.

Available Roles

Posted: 4th July 2018 / Apply before: 31st March 2019

Line Chef - The Friendship Inn, Prestwich

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Line Chef at The Friendship, Prestwich.

Are you an enthusiastic, reliable person who has a sizzling ambition to learn? If so, we might just have the perfect job for you to stick your teeth into. At Joseph Holt, we are always expanding our teams, if you want to enjoy your thyme at work, put our customers first and work in a great atmosphere it might be us you’re cooking for.

Joseph Holt is an independent family-owned company, operating over 120 pubs, restaurants and hotels within Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire, producing a range of award-winning beers from our Brewery in Manchester. We are a friendly family run company that are passionate about what we do.

The Friendship is located close to Heaton Park in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. We have recently added a new menu, including freshly prepared dishes served as well as a wide range of cask beers, premium spirits and selected fine wines to compliment our meals.

We're also proud to announce that we have since been awarded Trip Advisor's Excellence Award for delivering outstanding food and customer service.

Diners may also eat in the lounges or outdoor areas. Set in beautiful surroundings with good transport links into the City of Manchester, the Friendship has a great atmosphere. There is also a lovely heated beer garden and great entertainment packages.

The Role Line Chef

The successful Line Chef will be passionate about food quality and standards within the business. You will prepare, cook and present meals to specification and ensure the highest standards of cleanliness, safety, and compliance with hygiene regulations. A competitive rate of pay is dependant on each individual and experience. There are full and part-time positions available, the role will also include evening and weekend work. Premium paid rates on selected public holidays.

About You

  • You need to be self-motivated, an outgoing person that works well with others and has a real passion for great food.
  • You have the ability to remain calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to work flexibly according to the needs of the business.
  • You will have some experience working in a commercial kitchen as a line chef or kitchen assistant.
  • Lots of experience is not necessary, however, a willingness to learn and work as part of a team is essential.
  • You’ll need an eye for details and be able to work under pressure.
  • Minimum level 1 food hygiene.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing community pub company, with a genuine focus on people, who are committed to providing excellent training and development. We offer full support throughout your career with an emphasis on continued learning and development. We pride ourselves on our teamwork and if you think you could fit in with us please don’t hesitate to apply; a great future at Holt's is waiting for you…

To apply for this role, simply click on the apply button to send us your CV.