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New Forest Hotels is a fantastic place to start or develop your career in hospitality. We are always keen to recruit individuals with an ambitious outlook, and you’ll find our current vacancies below.

Breakfast Chef

Moorhill House Hotel, Burley

If your starting out your career as a chef within the hospitality industry then we are looking for you.

New Forest Hotels has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our kitchen team at Moorhill House Hotel. This role is perfect for someone new to the industry and offers structured hours.

Skills and attributes:

  • To have a good understanding of basic techniques and a willingness to learn.
  • To show a desire to develop your skills, as well as to show creativity and passion in your work.
  • A friendly and positive attitude.
  • Highly motivated, proactive and reliable.
  • To be clean and tidy, conforming to all food and hygiene legislation.
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary: £13,687 PA – 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 6am to 1pm
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & the Drift Inn.

Transport is essential due to location

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Breakfast Chef

Beaulieu Hotel, Beaulieu

If your starting out your career as a chef within the hospitality industry then we are looking for you.

New Forest Hotels has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our kitchen team at Beaulieu Hotel. This role is perfect for someone new to the industry and offers structured hours.

Skills and attributes:

  • To have a good understanding of basic techniques and a willingness to learn.
  • To show a desire to develop your skills, as well as to show creativity and passion in your work.
  • A friendly and positive attitude.
  • Highly motivated, proactive and reliable.
  • To be clean and tidy, conforming to all food and hygiene legislation.
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary: £13,687 PA – 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 6am to 1pm
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & the Drift Inn.

Transport is essential due to location

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Group Wedding and Events Co-ordinator

New Forest Hotels

Group Wedding and Events Co-ordinator

We are searching for an out-going personality with excellent sales and customer service skills to work in the New Forest. This role would involve working at our central office in Lyndhurst.

The ideal candidate would have experience and knowledge of the event/wedding industry. They would have excellent organisational skills, a keen eye for detail, great negotiation skills and a confident, friendly telephone manner.

Main responsibilities:

* Organising show rounds for the event managers at each property, following up each appointment to maximise conversions

* Dealing with enquiries, producing quotes, written confirmations and contracts to all clients, ensuring revenue is maximised at all times

* Corresponding with customers by telephone and emails with occasional face to face meetings

* Collate and report on weekly/monthly activity, feedback and targets

* Report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information

* Attend exhibitions and show case events

* Liaise with the event managers to ensure smooth running of each function

Qualifications & experience:

* Work experience in the events and wedding industry preferred

* Excellent customer service skills both written and verbal essential

* Excellent IT skills including word, excel and outlook

* Great communication and organisational skills

* Grade C above in English or Math GCSE or equivalent qualification

Salary & benefits

* £18,000 salary

* 40 hours per week – Flexible working hours, including weekends required

* 20 days holiday per annum

* Transport essential due to location

* Excellent training and development opportunities

* Staff discount on accommodation and dining at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels and The Drift Inn

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Receptionist

Bartley Lodge Hotel, Nr Lyndhurst

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Bartley Lodge Hotel.

So if you’re an individual who is motivated by delivering exceptional customer service with a flair, creating a warm & welcoming atmosphere and memorable experience for guests, then we are looking for you.

Skills & attributes:

Good customer service skills is essential & you should be able to demonstrate a high level of organisation and attention to detail.

You must be passionate about delivering outstanding hospitality to our guests whilst demonstrating a thorough knowledge of products and services.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Mains responsibilities:

To undertake front of house duties including meeting, greeting and attending to the needs of guest to ensure a superb customer experience.

To be responsible for guest check-in & check-out, guests billing processes and cash/data handling.

To undertake general administration duties including emails, filling, answering the telephone and assisting with restaurant, treatment & room reservations.

To be responsible for the smooth running of reception.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary range: £16,263 to £20,000 depending on experience
  • 45 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn.Job Type: Full-time
  • Transport essential due to location.
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Roaming Chef

New Forest Hotels

Roaming Chef with staff accommodation available at £8 per day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef de Partie at two of our quintessential hotels within the new forest, the role will be split between Moorhill House Hotel and Beaulieu Hotel.

This position is perfect for an individual looking for a varied role and offers the opportunity to gain a range of experience to catapult them to the next level of their career.

If you’re someone with a passion and interest for cooking, creating rustic & vibrant dishes as well as possessing a keen interest in different cooking methods.

Mains responsibilities:

  • To prepare, cook and deliver dishes from our restaurant or banqueting kitchen to diners, ensuring dishes reflect our food ethos and brand
  • Ensuring all health, safety and food practices are consistently adhered to
  • To play a role in creating/developing new dishes for our seasonal menus

Skills & attributes:

  • To have a good understanding of all basic techniques, the ability to deliver to an excellent standard and willingness to learn
  • To show a desire to develop your skills, as well as to show creativity and passion in your work
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Highly motived, proactive and reliable
  • To be clean and tidy, conforming to all food and hygiene legislation
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary: £20,000 depending on experience 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings, weekends & split shifts)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included but not laundered
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn

Own transport essential

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Weekend Housekeeping Assistant

New Forest Hotels

We are looking to recruitment with an immediate start for Burley Manor in Burley.

This position would be suitable for anyone with previous experience in a similar position. Who enjoys cleaning to a high standard and takes pride in their work. We are a group of hotels within the New Forest and have small friendly housekeeping teams.

Good rate of pay.

Own transport essential due to the location of Burley Manor.

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Food & Beverage Assistant (Flexi)

New Forest Hotels

The Burley Manor is looking for Food and Beverage Assistants to assist in the restaurant as required during breakfast, weddings, dinner and conferences and in the kitchen washing up and food preparation.

Previous experience in hospitality is required with Bar experience an advantage

This position has great on the job training and career progression.

Own transport essential due to the location of the hotel.

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Housekeeper

Bartley Lodge Hotel, Nr Lyndhurst

A Housekeeper is required at the Bartley Lodge Hotel in Cadnam to help the Head Housekeeper.

This position involves ensuring rooms and public areas are cleaned and maintained to a high standard.

Working 5 days out of 7.

Transport essential due to the location of the hotel.

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Part Time Cleaner

New Forest Hotels

We currently have a vacancy at the Drift Inn, our quintessential pub located in the heart of the New Forest.

We are looking for a part time cleaner to work their magic and keep our restaurant and bar spotlessly clean.

We are looking for an energetic and hardworking individual to join our friendly team.

Our popular and scenic pub is part of a larger group of hotels with award winning restaurants, bringing opportunities for conscientious and talented people to develop, train and grow to reach their full potential within this fast paced and exciting industry.

Ideal skills and attributes:

  • Experience of commercial cleaning, ideally pubs and or restaurants
  • Team worker

Competitive salary and staff benefits.

Job Type: Part-time

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Restaurant Supervisor

Beaulieu Hotel, Beaulieu

Responsible for the day to day operation of the restaurant, you’ll be an enthusiastic, energetic and optimistic individual who has a passion for the hospitality industry. Guiding, coaching and inspiring, you will play a key part in developing the food and beverage team to ensure they are delivering exceptional customer service at all times.

You’ll support the General Manager and Assistant Manager in maximising revenue opportunities, controlling costs and ensuring the service of our guests at all time.

Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

The role will predominantly involve overseeing the restaurant and bar. Conference & banqueting will also be part of the role.

Main responsibilities:

  • To provide a consistently high standard of service in all food & beverage departments with a genuine interest in food & drink
  • To uphold the consistency high level of standards in all areas of the hotel, following & implementing company procedures/policies

Skills & attributes:

  • Previous management or supervisory experience with a restaurant
  • Committed to delivering high levels of customer service
  • A friendly & positive attitude
  • Highly motivated & reliable
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary: £19,000 – £21,000 depending on experience
  • 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evening & weekends)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities

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The ideal candidate will have restaurant duty management experience. Duties will include running our restaurant and overseeing conferences and weddings. This is a hands on role and applicants must be hard working, flexible and passionate about the industry. Good customer service skills are essential.

We offer an excellent working environment with good promotion prospects. Free use of our leisure facilities for off duty staff.

The salary for this position is up to £20,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Working a 48 hour week including week-ends and split shifts.

Transport essential due to the location of the hotel.

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Group Spring Cleaner

New Forest Hotels

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced housekeeper to join our team as our Group Spring Cleaner, working across our 5 country house hotels, you will be responsible for carrying out deep cleans of bedrooms on a rotational basis – Acting as a support for the busy hotels housekeeping teams.

We pride ourselves on high standards, so you will be someone who shares our passion for delivering a consistently high level of cleanliness. Acting as a support for the hotels housekeeping teams.

Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

Main responsibilities:

  • To follow an extensive & thorough deep cleaning checklist for each room – this is a very hands on and physical role
  • To communicate with Head Housekeepers to ensure rooms are deep cleaned on a rotational basis
  • To keep records of checklists & rooms deep cleaned
  • To follow health and safety legislation

Skills & attributes:

  • 2+ years housekeeping experience
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Highly motived, proactive and reliable
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary: £12,000.00 to £14,000.00 depending on experience
  • 30 hours per week
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn

Transport essential due to locations.

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Receptionist

Moorhill House Hotel, Burley

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Moorhill House Hotel, Burley, New Forest.

So if you’re an individual who is motivated by delivering exceptional customer service with a flair, creating a warm & welcoming atmosphere and memorable experience for guests, then we are looking for you.

Skills & attributes:

Good customer service skills is essential & you should be able to demonstrate a high level of organisation and attention to detail.

You must be passionate about delivering outstanding hospitality to our guests whilst demonstrating a thorough knowledge of products and services.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Mains responsibilities:

To undertake front of house duties including meeting, greeting and attending to the needs of guest to ensure a superb customer experience.

To be responsible for guest check-in & check-out, guests billing processes and cash/data handling.

To undertake general administration duties including emails, filling, answering the telephone and assisting with restaurant, treatment & room reservations.

To be responsible for the smooth running of reception.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary range: £16,263 to £20,000 depending on experience
  • 45 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn.

Transport essential due to location.

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Caretaker/Maintenance Person

Beaulieu Hotel, Beaulieu

An opportunity has arisen at our Beaulieu Hotel in the heart of the New Forest for a Caretaker/Maintenance Person.

The ideal candidate must have previous decorating and woodwork experience and versatile skill set, with good organisational skills and ability to work on own initiative.

Main responsibilities:

Assist the person who is responsible for Health & Safety and the Fire Log Book to ensure they are up to date at all times.

Responsible for the Swimming Pool – including cleaning, backwash and recording of temperature and chemical levels, ensuring all records are kept up to date.

Basic maintenance routine or otherwise

Organising the parking of guests and staff cars when large conferences take place at the hotel

Assist housekeeping with general duties if required

Ensure the store and boiler rooms are kept clean, safe and tidy

Ensure all external bins are emptied and kept clean with the bin areas tidy and free of obstacles

Any other tasks within the post holder’s capabilities as and when requested by the Hotel Manager and his/her staff

Salary & benefits

Salary £15,642 – £19,000 depending on experience

28 Days holiday PA

45 hour contract (Flexible hours as evenings and weekends are included)

Transport essential due to location of hotel

Staff discount on accommodation and dining at all our New Forest Hotels properties

 

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Chef de Partie

New Forest Hotels

Burley Manor – Chef de Partie

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our new 4 star luxury boutique restaurant & rooms for a Chef de Partie – Beautifully located in the heart of Burley, New Forest.

The warm, relaxed way of life and simple, stunning food of the Mediterranean is our inspiration. Our chefs take superb seasonal ingredients from the New Forest and across the British Isles and beyond, then craft them into vibrant, rustic dishes with the bold flavours and delicate tastes of the Mediterranean.

We follow the seasons, allowing nature to play a leading role in our menu, so it’s about a handful of the best ingredients, sourced well, prepared simply, with the help of our wood-fired oven, to make the most of their flavours.

If you’re someone with a passion and interest for cooking, creating rustic & vibrant dishes as well as possessing a keen interest in the Mediterranean cuisine and cooking methods. (However this is desirable and would be an advantage but not essential)

Mains responsibilities:

  • To prepare, cook and deliver dishes from our restaurant or banqueting kitchen to diners, ensuring dishes reflect our food ethos and brand
  • Ensuring all health, safety and food practices are consistently adhered to
  • To play a role in creating/developing new dishes for our seasonal menus

Skills & attributes:

  • To have a good understanding of all basic techniques, the ability to deliver to an excellent standard and willingness to learn
  • To show a desire to develop your skills, as well as to show creativity and passion in your work
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Highly motived, proactive and reliable
  • To be clean and tidy, conforming to all food and hygiene legislation
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary: £20,000 depending on experience 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings, weekends & split shifts)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn

Transport essential due to location.

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Reservations Agent (Part Time)

New Forest Hotels

We are looking to expand our central reservation department and our searching for an energetic and passionate individual who prides themselves on delivering excellent customer service.

Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

The role will predominantly involve answering the telephone, responding to emails and live chat.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent and confident telephone manner
  • Good written skills, providing a friendly yet professional tone when corresponding with customers
  • Ability to multi task, dealing with constant incoming calls whilst responding to clients online.
  • Great Time management, ensure deadlines are met and work load is prioritised
  • Computer literacy with experience using Microsoft Office
  • Experience in the customer service industry, having a natural flair and passion for sales
  • Previous hotel, reservation experience desirable but not essential as full training will be given

 

Salary & benefits:

  • Working hours: 5pm – 9pm, Monday to Friday (some flexibility required)
  • Salary: £8.00  – £8.25 per hour depending on experience
  • Part time
  • 20 days holiday PA
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn.

Transport essential due to location.

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Casual Restaurant/Bar Staff

New Forest Hotels

Experienced Waiter/Waitress/Bar Server, £7.00-£8.00ph

 

We currently have vacancies within our group of hotels located in the heart of the new forest. We are looking for experienced Waiting and Bar Staff who will bring their personality and potential continuing to give our customers that ‘special’ New Forest experience.

 

We are looking for energetic and hardworking individuals who are passionate about the hospitality industry and everything it encompasses.

 

Our hotels with award winning restaurants are located in Bartley, Beaulieu, Burley and Lyndhurst, bring opportunities for conscientious and talented people to develop, train and grow to reach their full potential within this fast paced and exciting industry.

 

Ideal skills and attributes:

  • Experience is preferred though not essential as training will be given.
  • Team worker
  • Great personality
  • Passion for the industry
  • Strong customer service skills

Salary and Benefits

  • £7.00 – £8.00 per hour
  • Staff discounts on accommodation and dining at all our New Forest Hotels properties
  • Excellent development and progression opportunities within our group.

Transport is essential due to locations of our hotels.

In your covering letter please stipulate which hotel you wish your application to be considered for.

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Casual Restaurant/Bar Staff

New Forest Hotels

Experienced Waiter/Waitress/Bar Server, £7.00-£8.00ph

We currently have vacancies at the Drift Inn, our quintessential pub located in the heart of the new forest. We are looking for experienced Waiting and Bar Staff who will bring their personality and potential continuing to give our customers that ‘special’ Drift Inn experience.

We are looking for energetic and hardworking individuals who are passionate about the hospitality industry and everything it encompasses.

Our popular and scenic pub is part of a larger group of hotels with award winning restaurants, bringing opportunities for conscientious and talented people to develop, train and grow to reach their full potential within this fast paced and exciting industry.

Ideal skills and attributes:

  • Experience in a busy pub environment is preferred though not essential as training will be given.
  • Team worker
  • Great personality
  • Passion for the industry
  • Strong customer service skills

Salary and Benefits

  • £7.00 – £8.00 per hour
  • Staff discounts on accommodation and dining at all our New Forest Hotels properties
  • Excellent development and progression opportunities within our group.

Transport essential due to location

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Kitchen Porter

New Forest Hotels

We are currently seeking a hard-working team player to join the kitchen team on a full-time basis. Although a busy & physical role, this is a great opportunity to gain kitchen experience.

The ideal candidate will have the energy to stay one step ahead in a faced moving customer focused environment.

Mains responsibilities:

The role involves washing and cleaning of the kitchen, its equipment and dishes.

Assisting with ensuring all hygiene standards are maintained and upheld.

Assisting with deliveries and learning basic food preparation skills.

Skills & attributes:

Strong work ethic & willingness to learn on the job. A friendly and positive attitude. Highly motived and reliable. Food and hygiene certificate desirable but not essential.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary range: £14,456 to £16,000 depending on experience
  • 40 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn.

Transport essential due to location.

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General Assistant

New Forest Hotels

We are searching for an energetic, intuitive and passionate individual to take the role of General Assistant with the key role of delivering exceptional customer service to our guests.

Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

The role will predominantly involve restaurant and bar work, however may also involve some housekeeping and reception duties. Conference & banqueting will also be part of the role.

Full-training will be given to the right candidate, with fantastic development opportunities. This would ideally suit someone looking to start their career in the hospitality industry.

Mains responsibilities:

To provide a consistently high standard of service in all food & beverage departments with a genuine interest in food & drink.

To be responsible for assisting the Duty Manger with a smooth operation of breakfast, lunch and dinner services, as well as restaurant and bar set-up/close down.

To assist reception with check-in & check-out, porterage and general guest enquiries.

To carry out conference host duties and to assist banqueting teams with set-up and service.

Occasional housekeeping duties – Cleaning and servicing bedrooms.

This role is extremely varied and you’ll be expected to be involved in all areas of the hotel operations.

Skills & attributes:

Strong work ethic & willingness to learn on the job. A friendly and positive attitude. Highly motived and reliable. Proactive and able to use own initiative.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary range: £14,456 to £16,640 depending on experience
  • 40 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Staff discount on accommodation, dining & treatments at Burley Manor, New Forest Hotels & The Drift Inn.

Transport essential due to location.

 

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Apprentice Chef – 1 Year Contract

New Forest Hotels

New Forest Hotels Apprenticeship Scheme.

An opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to enter into a 1 year contract course with on the job training at a New Forest Hotel’s and enrolment onto the professional cookery NVQ Level 2 Apprenticeship City & Guilds Course at Brockenhurst College in Brockenhurst.

We will supply you with a uniform and standard equipment during your apprenticeship period.

When the first year is complete we can offer another year’s placement on the NVQ Level 3 Course. After completing both levels we may have a position available in a more senior role of Chef de Partie within our group.

Own transport essential due to the location of our hotels.

Salary: £10,400.00 /year

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Apprentice Chef – 2 Year Contract

New Forest Hotels

Apprentice Chefs

An opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to enter into a 2 year contract course with on the job training at New Forest Hotel’s and enrolment onto the professional cookery NVQ Level 2 Apprenticeship City & Guilds Course at River Cottage Head Quarters in Axminster.

We will supply you with a uniform and standard equipment during your apprenticeship period.

This unique and nationally celebrated programme involves successful applicants completing 24 training days, over the course of 12 months at River Cottage HQ with the professional Chef Tutors.

Travelling and accommodation expenses whilst training at River Cottage are fully funded during your apprenticeship.

After the first year is complete the NVQ Level 3 Apprenticeship City & Guilds Course commences once again in conjunction with River Cottage. After completing both levels we may have a position available in a more senior role of Chef de Partie within our group.

Transport essential due to the location of our hotels.

Salary: £10,400.00 /year

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