The Bristol Loaf is an artisan bakery situated on Church Road, Redfield. We are small, independent company who handcraft the tastiest breads as well as savouries, pastries and cakes. We use only the highest quality, organic ingredients sourced as locally and ethically as possible. In addition to our more traditional bakes, we also offer a range of vegetarian, vegan and non-gluten products.


We are looking for people who share our passion as we continue to grow. We strive to honour a good work-life balance for all our employees offering competitive rates of pay, and we endeavour to accommodate flexibility wherever possible. If you’d like to join our friendly and dynamic team, please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter detailing which position you’d like to apply for along with a little bit about yourself to

We’re currently hiring for the following positions:

Head Chef

Location: Bristol Beacon

We are looking for a Head Chef to lead and mangage our small but dynamic team of creative chefs in our new central site. Our food ethos is simple: letting well-sourced organic and local ingredients shine. We work with nature’s glut, with a heavy focus on preserving, pickling and fermenting to extend the life of a particular ingredient. Our menus are small, seasonal, and constantly evolving as we source new produce, but are always accessible and delicious. We run daily breakfast and lunch menus and an evening small plate menu from Thursday to Saturday.

Our daytime offering is accompanied with a focus on high-end specialty coffee and our evening menu is complimented by an extensive natural wine list supplied by our sister company Native Vine.

We are looking for someone who shares our various passions as we continue to grow our company. We strive to honour a good work-life balance for all our employees, offering mostly daytime only hours, and we endeavor to accommodate flexibility wherever possible.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will:

· be looking for a new challenge in their career

· be open to creative input from junior chefs

· have a respectful and professional attitude to others

· have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role

· have an in-depth understanding of working with fresh, seasonal & local produce

· have knowledge about and experience with pickling and preserving

· have some experience in home-curing/smoking and traditional preserving methods

· have a passion for developing ethically sourced and sustainably conscious dishes

· have a proven record of fostering positive relationships between the kitchen, FoH and management staff

· have the ability to work calmly and tidily under pressure.

· have up-to-date knowledge of health and safety procedures.

· have a keen eye for detail.

· have a professional, solution-focused attitude to problem-solving.

· have excellent team building, organisational and communication skills.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £26,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Speciality Barista

Location: Bedminster/Bristol Beacon

Rate of Pay: £9-10 p/h

Employment Terms: Full-Time

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will:

  • have at least a year’s experience working with espresso and filter working in a busy environment.
  • have training in pour over methods.
  • have excellent latte art skills and a keen eye for detail. 
  • have interest in a range of coffee roasters, ethically sourced beans and sustainability.
  • have some interest in speciality teas.
  • have a professional, team-focused attitude and good communication skills.

Delivery Driver

Location: Bristol

Rate of Pay: £9-10 ph

Employment Terms: Full-Time

Job Description: 

  • Methodically packing our products with care and attention. 
  • Counting and re-counting to make sure you got it right. 
  • Loading the van and making timely deliveries with a focus on providing excellent customer service. 
  • Wholesale drops are mostly within Bristol city centre. We deliver Monday– Saturday. 
  • Home deliveries, you will be delivering across Bristol Monday – Saturday

Person Specification

You must have:

  • a full clean driving license. 
  • great communication skills and a flexible can-do attitude. You will be the face of our wholesale and home delivery business, but you also need to be able to work efficiently with both front and back of house teams
  • a good level of fitness as packing the van is physically demanding. 
  • methodical, level-headed and organised approach