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CAT seeks a Chef to join our Catering team and help provide our guests and visitors with delicious vegetarian food.

About CAT

The Centre for Alternative Technology is an education, research and visitor centre demonstrating practical solutions for sustainability. CAT inspires, informs and enables people to achieve positive changes in their personal and work lives and local communities. Founded in 1973, CAT is a national charity based in mid Wales.

This post will be based in and around CAT’s site located at the picturesque Llwyngwern site, within easy reach of Machynlleth, the Snowdonia National Park and Cardigan Bay. The site is also within the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere reserve, which is an area noted for its natural beauty, biodiversity and active sustainability and renewable technology businesses and communities.


  • Department: Café
  • Job Title: Chef
  • Weekly Hours: 30 – 37.5 (Flexible)
  • Number of Working Days: 4-5 per week
  • Grade: 2
  • Salary: £17082 (per annum pro rata)
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: 26th October 2020

CAT’s catering team provides a high quality service to its range of customers, who include day visitors, school groups, students, course attendees, events and conference delegates, whilst operating under an ethical and sustainable trading policy. Current areas of operation include the main café and buffet functions in the WISE building.

The Chef is responsible for assisting in the operation and development of the café and catering services to a high quality, efficient and profitable standard, receiving excellent customer feedback, whilst operating within CAT’s environmental and procurement policies. The role combines general catering duties, both in the kitchen and front of house.

If you would like to be part of a growing charity in sustainability, please complete the application form at the link below and return it to

CLOSING DATE: 5pm 16th October 2020. (Interview Date 21st & 22nd October 2020)

Please read the documents below before completing your application: