Whatley Manor and Spa

Commis Chef - Malmesbury

Malmesbury, Wiltshire
16 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Commis Chef - Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa

We are looking for a Commis Chef to join Niall Keating and his team.

Whatley Manor is a luxury 5* hotel that operates like a house and feels like a home. Less than 30 minutes from Chippenham, Stroud, Nailsworth, Tetbury and Cirencester, we are commutable from many locations in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Yate, Bristol or Bath. We are quite different.

Our beautifully restored 18th century manor house hotel and spa offers a grown up getaway in the heart of the Cotswolds. Set in 12 acres of beautifully kept gardens, we have 23 individually decorated rooms and suites and a range of dining options including our Michelin one-starred restaurant ‘The Dining Room’ and Grey's Brasserie, Whatley’s answer to casual dining.

A unique addition to our food offering is The Green Room, a small plate concept where our innovative chefs prepare expertly crafted dishes in front of our guests. We also have conference facilities for up to 24 delegates and a 40 seat cinema. Aquarias Spa & Gym welcomes guests of the hotel, day spa guests and members, and has selected NATURABISSÉ & ila-spa to head up their collection of spa treatments.

We are AA 5 red star Inspectors Choice Hotel with 3 AA rosettes and are members of the Relais and Chȃteaux and Pride of Britain collection.

Our Kitchen Story

In our extensive kitchens we are working hard to produce not only the next generation of some of the country’s most versatile individuals but also ultimate hospitality ambassadors. With an emphasis on one team, our chefs have the opportunity to collaborate across all of our dining options, working very closely with our suppliers, offering an eclectic mix of chef menus, brasserie menus and 5 star afternoon teas.

Niall Keating, the UK’s youngest Michelin chef 2017 achieved his first star after only 8 months at Whatley Manor, bringing with him an array of influences from around the world having worked in one, two and three star Michelin restaurants across the United States, Denmark, UK, Korea and Japan.

Under Niall’s guiding hand, you will have the opportunity to surround yourself with likeminded, forward thinking and passionate chefs who have the opportunity to express themselves twice a month through our Sunday Project Night. Here we give you the stage to demonstrate and share with the team your ideas and creations, looking at tastes, textures and temperatures – personal development at its best!

If you identify with this and if you have some experience of working in a kitchen, we would love to hear from you.

Alongside a competitive salary and attractive service charge which is paid monthly, you will enjoy additional benefits: A stunning working environment, free uniform, free meals on duty, discounts on room rates, food and beverage and spa products, discounts on other Relais and Chateaux and Pride of Britain properties, use of our spa and gym, workplace pension, long service awards, an employee assistance programme. Excellent training and fantastic career opportunities for those keen to progress.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act all applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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