Trainee/Commis Chef

Beaulieu Hotel, Beaulieu

Are you thinking of becoming a professional chef?  As a Commis Chef you’re on the first rung of the ladder to becoming a great chef.

An exciting opportunity for a committed and energetic individual has arisen at our Beaulieu and Drift Inn site in the heart of the New Forest.

Serving traditional & hearty home cooked food, we’re committed to sourcing & supporting local as members of both the New Forest Marque & Hampshire Fare.

All we ask is that you have enthusiasm and are willing to learn.

Mains responsibilities:

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Preparing the ingredients for a more senior chef
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation

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: Up to £18,770, 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings, weekends & split shifts)


  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus

Transport is essential due to location

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