The Tobacco Factory family includes Tobacco Factory Cafe Bar, Sunday Market, Five Acre Farm and Shop, Mark’s Bread and Grain Barge.



• Food on shift

• Regular appraisal and development

• Access to Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme for free, confidential help and advice when you are facing problems, difficulties or challenges relating to your home or working life.

• Cycle to work scheme

• Company wide staff discount

• Supplier visits and team days

• Supportive, friendly team

• Ethically and environmentally aware employer – We are part of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, a community of businesses working towards an environmentally restorative and socially progressive UK hospitality sector.


We’re committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or age.


See our current vacancies across our venues below.


If you’d like to work for us but can’t see a specific role here, then please email details about what you do and why you’d be a good fit:

Executive Chef – Tobacco Factory Enterprises

Tobacco Factory Enterprises are recuiting an Executive Chef who is a passionate food-lover with an interest insustainable cooking.

This is a dual-site role, covering:

  • Tobacco Factory Café Bar – vegetarian/vegan
  • Grain Barge – pescatarian/vegetarian/vegan
  • Five Acre Farm, Shop & Kitchen (in conjunction with Shop General Manager) – vegetarian/vegan

Position summary:

Responsible for the consistent preparation of innovative and creative cuisine of the highest quality, presentation and flavour – including both casual and table service dining, private event catering and other food facilities. To develop venue specific seasonal menus within quarterly menu cycles, with focus on Five Acre Farm produce, in conjunction with other local food suppliers. Maintain highest professional food quality and sanitation standards. Manage food and labour budgets. Manage labour budgets and areas of profit, including stock and wastage control.

Working with the Five Acre Farm team to facilitate growing plans to feed into menus – including training days at the farm for ongoing team engagement and development. Assisting in the development of FIve Acre Farm products and brand.

This role offers a high level of freedom, allowing creativity and independence; whilst operating with consideration and respect for the environment and company goals of sustainable and responsible local food sourcing.

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Cleaner – Tobacco Factory

We’re looking for hard working, organised cleaner to join our friendly team at Tobacco Factory.

You must have high standards with good attention to detail.

Previous cleaning experience essential. References will be required.

Would suit a local person.

Hours: Shifts available Monday-Friday 6-9am

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Assistant Grower – Five Acre Farm

We are looking for a dedicated veg grower with a minimum of one season’s commercial veg growing experience to join the small team at our regenerative farm in Backwell, just outside Bristol.

This could be an ideal opportunity for someone who has developed some core growing skills and experience and is looking to gradually take on more responsibility while still working under a Head Grower. The role will focus on veg growing and will include all aspects of market gardening work, and will also involve some mushroom cultivation, flower-growing and tending to hens, as well as the opportunity to work with bees if interested. There is no onsite accommodation available, however the farm has good public transport links, with regular trains and buses to Bristol.

Job: Assistant Grower at Five Acre Farm, Backwell, North Somerset BS48 3BQ

Dates: Permanent position starting early April 2023

Wage: £10.50/hour PAYE plus statutory holiday day and employer pension contributions

Hours: Apr-Oct: 5 days/week (40-45 hours), Nov-March: 4 days/week (32-36 hours) (4 days/week year-round also possible). Occasional weekend cover (approx. 1 full weekend every 2 months).

Application deadline: 14th December 2022. Interviews to take place early January 2023.

Please send your cover letter and CV (or any queries) to Jon.

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