Catering Manager

We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic, and experienced Catering Manager to establish a wonderful new catering offer called ‘the Feastery’ at Grimm & Co, Rotherham. This is an incredibly exciting time for our arts charity as we open the doors to our new home: Emporium of Stories. The successful candidate will imagine and deliver the new story-themed, magical (and mortal) dining experience, building and coaching their own team along the way. 

 Bringing solid catering know-how and a lead-by-example approach, you will be pivotal in developing the new catering offer and dining experience (approx 50 cover café), including recruiting your own team, for this nationally significant arts organisation. The offer will be based primarily during opening hours with a developing events and conferences offer. 

 As a Catering Manager, you will adapt the existing story of Grimm & Co to develop a unique dining experience destination. This will grow to be a significant events and conferences destination too. It is envisaged that the Feastery will be at the heart of the community, offering a place for the sharing and creation of new stories, memories and building new traditions. 

Based:  Rotherham 

Contract:  Permanent 

Salary starts at £28,560.00  

Closing date for applications – 8am, Monday, 11th December 2023.  Please submit your CV, a covering letter and an EDI monitoring form (EDI Monitoring Form) to

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If you have any spare time on your hands, why not have a look at our volunteering opportunities? Volunteers are our lifeblood here at Grimm & Co and we support a huge range of volunteering roles.  Find out more here:  Volunteering – Grimm & Co

We are looking for Trustees!

Grimm & Co are excited to be recruiting for new trustees to govern the charity and encourage fundraising, to support Grimm & Co to continue and improve the delivery of the charity’s mission – Changing Lives One Story at a Time.  As a trustee, you would be working alongside a team who are engaged and eager to welcome your lived experiences, expertise and skills, to enhance our outreach, engagement and impact for children and young people in all the communities we serve. 

Grimm & Co is entering the second chapter of our story within our new story destination, The Emporium of Stories.  The new space creates exciting new opportunities for the charity’s work and to support our aim to build a sustainable portfolio of fundraising and income generation.  This enchanting 100+ year old building offers secret doors to three new workshop areas, the Apothecary to the Magical shop surrounded by a story market with Book Nook (independent book shop), The Feastery (a story-themed café), Cliffhanger Castle (medieval banqueting/party/events/performance) and hiring of our immersive spaces for meetings, conferences and special occasions. 

We are looking forward to our grand opening on the 29th of February 2024 and welcoming old, new, mortal and magical customers to a new place of awe and wonder that is sure to get the imagination going. 

Grimm & Co is particularly looking for three new trustees.  One of these positions is for a Treasurer so this person will need to have expertise in finance/audit.  For all trustee roles, we welcome any skills, knowledge and lived experiences in fundraising, arts and culture, arts-based learning, retail, catering, events and hospitality, equality, diversity and inclusion and those who have a passion for Grimm & Co and what we do. 

Grimm & Co is committed to growing the charity’s diversity and welcomes applications from people of all cultures, ethnicities, disabilities and gender preferences. Grimm & Co will always work towards celebrating diversity in all its forms through our values and our actions, but this is a constant journey, something that we are always learning from. We strongly believe in the power of inclusivity to help us all move forward in serving our whole community.  If you feel we can improve the way we are communicating these roles, please do let us know, as we welcome feedback that will support us to improve and diversify our workforce. 

 If you would like to apply to become a trustee for Grimm & Co, please send a cover letter letting us know why you are interested in the role, your CV including contact details for two referees and your completed EDI Monitoring Form to 

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