Commis Chef

Gidleigh Park, Devon
£7.38 - £7.83
07 Feb 2018
08 Apr 2018
Full Time

Set on the upper reaches of the River Teign, the 24 bedroom Gidleigh Park enjoys an exquisite location on the very edge of Dartmoor National Park, in Devon. With 5 AA red stars, and a member of Relais and Chateaux, Gidleigh Park is widely recognised as one of the best hotels and restaurants in the UK, and can offer learning and development opportunities few others can. The hotel can offer both on and off-site staff accommodation, in order to help the newest members of the team re-locate, so they can settle into life at the hotel and local area in comfort, as well the use of the facilities such as the putting green, tennis court and croquet lawn to help pass the time on your days off!


At Andrew Brownsword Hotels we know that our success depends on the skills and happiness of every one of our team. So we invest in your training and development and are committed to promoting from within. We need your personality and passion for hospitality and we offer all sorts in return.

Recently awarded AA Hotel Group of the Year, at Andrew Brownsword Hotels we can offer training and progression within our hotels and across our collection...or just a great place to work locally. For some senior roles we may look for experience at a similar level or property, but for other positions we just require passion and commitment - we will teach you the rest!

We are looking for a Commis Chef who is passionate about food and delivering amazing food to our guests.

You will work under Executive Head Chef Chris Simpson, previously Head Chef at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw for seven years, which has held two Michelin stars since 2011.

Chris focuses his dishes on the best seasonal ingredients combined with a deep-rooted classical cooking style and a modern interpretation. He enjoys experimenting with ingredients, exploring how to bring out the best in them and building flavour combinations, and one ingredient can be the inspiration for an entire dish.

The future member of our team will:

  • Assist the team in the day to day running of the kitchen.
  • Train and develop around different sections of the kicthen.
  • As Commis Chef demonstrate passion and commitment to prepare food of the highest quality.
  • Possess the ability to work under pressure as a Commis Chef, and have strong organisational skills.
  • Have a pro-active and motivated attitude, demonstrating a desire to progress within their career.
  • Have some working Kitchen/College experience as a minimum requirement in order to fulfill the role of Commis Chef.

As a company we offer a range of benefits and opportunities as we believe people are key to our success. We value our staff and want to recognise the role every one of them plays within our unique properties. Benefits that we offer to our team include large company discounts on food and beverage, staff and friends and family hotel rates at all our unique properties, high street discounts via our bespoke designed employee shopping website, access to an Employee Assistance Program to help navigate through any life challenges our employees may face , childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, and a number of incentives to reward passion and commitment.

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