Jake Martin

D.O.B – 07/04/1992


E-mail: jakewrmartin29@gmail.com.



Bredon High School                                                                                                           09/2003 – 08/2008

GCSEs: 6 B’s including Maths, English and Sciences


Sous chef, The Christmas steps, Bristol           11/2018 – Present


Preparing dishes using high quality and fresh ingredients
Maintaining hygiene standards
Managing staff rotas and training
Menu development
Staff training

Junior Sous Chef, N01 Harbourside/ Old Market Assembly, Bristol     05/2018- 11/2018


Managing small team and recruitment of new personnel
Enforcing food safety standards and managing relevant paperwork
Supervising staff
Scheduling staff shifts
Training new employees
Daily ordering of ingredients and management of stock
Menu development in keeping with company guidelines and vision
Preparing dishes to a high standard during a busy service

Line Cook, Seitan’s Grill, Gloucester                                                    02/2018 06/2018

Ad – Hoc

Preparing stock from fresh
Cooking on an industrial grill to order during service
Serving customers
Management of social media

Brewery Assistant, Hillside Brewery, Longhope                                    04/2017-12/2017


Sole responsibility for the onsite/in-house catering
Operating basic machinery
Maintaining a sterile environment with the use of hazardous chemicals
Stock management
Preparing and stacking pallets for cold storage and conditioning
Maintaining grounds
Leading Brewery tours and demonstrating a high level of product knowledge
Bartending at events

Groundsman, Mrs. Mills Yurts, Longhope                                             01/2017 –07/2017

Self Employed

Chopping wood using an axe and  machinery
General maintenance of grounds
Preparing yurts for guests
Managing personal workload

Organic Farm Worker, Ragmans Lane Farm, Lydbrook                         06/2016-07/2017


Maintenance of Farm grounds and decorative gardens
Operating farm machinery
Pressing, pasteurising and bottling organic apple juice and Cider
Stock management of produce and quality control
Picking and packing orders
Pruning Apple  and soft fruit trees
Working with autonomy and managing my own work load
Demonstrating a clear understanding of trading standards
Staffing Officer, SFC Group, Gloucester                                               01/2016 06/2016

6 Month Contract

Sole responsibility for the recruitment and staffing of the Catering department
Creating and maintaining staff databases
Managing personal work load and working with complete autonomy
Developing practical recruitment strategies and implementing them
Managing a large number of staff onsite
Processing payroll and handling pay queries
Providing a HR service onsite at national events
Booking accommodation, training and making travel arrangements for staff
Organising  recruitment days and being a brand ambassador

Head Hunter, Heat Recruitment, Bristol                                            05/2015 –01/2016


Networking and maintaining profitable working relationships with clients
Administrative duties to ensure an organised and functioning desk
Providing excellent customer service
Candidate management
Expanding and growing a healthy book of business
Developing successful Business Strategies
Market research to maintain Industry knowledge
Effective communication with colleagues

Marketing Assistant and Barista, Rave Coffee, Cirencester                   01/2015-03/2015

Paid Internship

Managing wholesale accounts and processing invoices and orders
Created up to date operations and procedures in the workplace
Stock management and ordering
General sales and acquisitions of new clients

Press Officer and Digital Assistant, Sketch Interiors, Brighton             06/2014-09/2014


Digital marketing via social media management with regular and promotional updates
Creating a Word Press website and writing the copy as well as  keeping a relevant and up-to-date blog
Sourcing materials and selling products to retail stockists

Events Operations & PR Assistant, Sketch Events, Brighton           06/2014- 09/2014

Paid internship


Events management – Liaising with clients before and during events, making sure events run smoothly, planning and managing small teams of staff
Digital marketing on various social media sites, giving interesting and relevant updates, helping to maintain an online presence
Managing clients expectations while working on national advertising campaigns for companies such as Virgin Media, Warburtons and Paddy Power.
Co-Founder and Director, Locodooms Events, Stroud                      01/2013- 05/2014

Events management for a wide range of arts and entertainment functions, co-ordinating events and making sure operations ran smoothly
Marketing and promotions for events on social media
Client acquisition through face to face liaising
Recruitment and managing event a large team of staff
Chef, Fat Toni’s Bakery & Pizzeria, Stroud                                        10/2012 –06/2014

Providing excellent customer service and catering
Producing a high quality selection of baked goods
Managing a small team of staff
Providing service in fast paced environment
Sourcing high quality regional ingredients
Stock management
Menu development

Before these roles I had previously been working on local farms doing animal husbandry, pest control and ground work. I had worked on several poultry farms, orchards and arable farms from the age of 9.


Editor, publisher and curator, CHANNEL HATE ZINE , Bristol/London


Photography Contributor, IAMIA Jewellery, Brighton

Proof-reader, Plain Lazy, Brighton

Creative Media Collaborator, Locodooms Events


Available upon request

  • Updated 3 years ago

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