Commis Chef

Salary: £23,500 per annum + tips + summer bonus
  • Contract: Full Time, Permanent Contract of Employment
  • Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week Shift/ Rota Based (Includes Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays)
  • Reports to: Head Chef

Are you an aspiring chef with a passion for food? We have a fantastic BOH team who will help with your development so you can be part of a successful team creating the best dining experience for our Guests and Holiday Homeowners as well as having a great work-life balance! If you want to be part of our team then click through to read more and apply!

Why we need you…

The Forge and Terrace at Kelling Heath is looking for a Commis Chef who is keen to develop their culinary skills within the different sections of the kitchen, has a desire to learn and a broad culinary palette to assist in the day to day running of our kitchen.

Whilst the role might occasionally require some overtime during school holidays this is not a 70 hour plus per week role, your work-life balance is as important to us as it is to you.

What you’ll do…

  • Preparation of salads and dressing
  • Preparing dishes following recipes and instructions provided
  • Ensure you are maintaining high cleanliness and personal hygiene standards
  • Working in all food outlets including our restaurant, Pizza outlet and Café
  • This is not an exhaustive list and as we are a small team you may be asked to assist with other responsibilities within our Food and Beverage department.

What you’ll bring…

We will expect you to have some food preparation experience, ideally in a busy commercial kitchen  and an understanding of knife skills. Most of all we just need you, your passion for food and a willingness to learn. 

How to apply:

We are open to all, and we value the unique skills of everyone.  If you’re a suitably qualified applicant we encourage your application whatever your age, disability, gender, gender identity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

With some recruitment stages, where candidates are equally qualified, we will seek to prioritise diversity to help us to increase representation across the company.

Please apply with your CV and a cover letter telling us why you are interested in the role and what makes you a good fit for the role.

If you need any adjustments or would like to discuss submitting your application in a different format, please contact us at 01263 589927 or e-mail our careers inbox.


Benefits of Working at Kelling Heath

  • Along with working in a unique setting with amongst 300 acres of woodland and rare open heathland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a friendly and supportive environment, we are also proud to be able to offer you a number of key benefits including: Core Benefits 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) Free on-site parking Uniform provided Staff Discounts on Park Free use of the Health & Fitness Club

Our Address…

Kelling Heath
NR25 7HW