The Balloon Tree has been voted Yorkshire's finest farm shop. We have competitive prices, excellent quality products, produced ourselves or sourced locally. Our staff receive training in a variety of departments together with product knowledge and customer service training. We are a market leader by doing everything we can for our customers and team members. It is our people that make the difference every day. They help create a unique shopping experience and earn our customer's loyalty. The Balloon Tree is a high-performing, professional business where everyone has a role to play, ensuring we try our best for each and every customer. We promote from within, where the opportunity arises.

In order to apply for any vacancies advertised, download our application form. Please be sure to fill out all your details and the position you wish to apply for. The completed application form along with your CV and covering letter can be returned via email to or by post to The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe, Stamford Bridge Road, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB.

We look forward to receiving your application. Thank you.

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies are listed below. If there are no current vacancies, please submit your application form for future reference.

Brief Description:

Due to our increase in business, we are looking to expand our team with another Chef. This will allow us to maintain a high level of quality and efficiency within our Kitchen. The ideal candidate will have a passion and flair for delivering high quality food.

You will work alongside the Head Chefs and ensure company standards are consistently met and exceeded. You will be responsible for cooking all meals and specials available on The Balloon Tree menu, as well as influencing dishes and developing new specials.You will also have responsibility for ensuring all requirements of Health and Safety and Food Safety are maintained at all times. You will need to function effectively while serving a high volume of customers whilst ensuring standards do not slip.

  • Full time (35-40 Hours)
  • Permanent position
  • NO Evenings
  • Some weekend work
  • Potential Bonus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17,500.00 to £21,500.00 /year


  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted food
  • On-site parking

Please send CV's to and

Full time (35-40 Hours)

Multi Award Winning


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