These five companies range from global giants to tight-knit teams, but they all have one thing in common: a passion for working with food in a way that inspires and excites their audience.
Take a look below and hit the links to find out more: these opportunities are too tasty to pass by.
1. All About Food – Supply Chain Analyst
Deadline: 21 February 2017
This team don’t just like food – they love it. Getting exciting new products onto the shelves of major UK retailers and creating success stories, such as Nando’s Peri Peri Sauce, the All About Food office is a constant hub of gastronomic activity. Join on £22,000 as a Supply Chain Analyst and help to make sure every step of the Operations department is running smoothly. You'll enjoy the chance to get stuck into their non-stop social calendar - not to mention regular community projects - in your spare time.
2. Rustlers – Graduate Scheme
Deadline: 6 March 2017
Pioneering the micro-snack movement across Britain and Europe, the Rustlers brand is looking for graduates to help them expand their existing range even further. As well as first-class Management training and a salary of £22,000, you can expect a chance to experience all areas of this family-owned business - from Sales, to Marketing and Food Technology. Flexible working hours, dress-down Fridays and dedicated mentoring make this an unmissable opportunity to kick-start your graduate career in the Food and Drink industry.
3. baxterstorey – Momentum Graduate Programme
Deadline: 24 March 2017
Leading hospitality agency baxterstorey does things differently. As one of 20 graduates on the Momentum Programme, you will receive regular coaching and reviews, helping you to gain an in-depth knowledge of the industry before working for leading clients ranging from ITV to Network Rail. The course is tailored to your individual needs and interests, with plenty of opportunities for exploring the local cuisine hot spots with other grads. From regular Food Festivals to freshly-sourced ingredients in their products, this is a company that knows, loves and respects its food: apply today.
4. Dawn Meats – Graduate Programme
Deadline: 11 March 2017
With dedication to excellence at every point on their supply chain, Dawn Meats prides itself on being the producer and supplier of choice to a range of leading food service businesses for their premium meat cuts. Contribute directly to this industry-leading reputation by taking on placements across the company, from Purchasing to Procurement, and discover where your interests and talents can shine. The formal training is accompanied by hands-on support from your team, ensuring that you are in a position to progress your career in the direction you want.
5. McDonald’s – Trainee Manager
Deadline: 7 February 2018
McDonald’s and its presence as a global giant in the quick service sector need no introduction, but did you know they have their own “university” training programme just for graduates? Get your Management career off to the best start in the industry, thanks to the sheer range of opportunities and the level of support available. With 9 out of 10 of their Restaurant Managers starting as Trainees, the path to the top begins here.