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Commis Chef - The Quill and Scholar, Lichfield

Heartwood Inns
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Up to £12.50 per hour
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Commis Chef - The Quill and Scholar, Lichfield

Commis Chef - Recruiting for February / March 2024

Up to 12.50 per hour *

Are you a dynamic and passionate hospitality professional ready to immerse yourself in the legacy of culinary icon Raymond Blanc? If so, we invite you to be a part of Heartwood Collection's newest opening at The Quill and Scholar in Lichfield (formally known as The Crown)

Our newest opening is nestled in the heart of Lichfield town centre and exudes a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, perfect for unwinding, enjoying good company and excellent food. To the rear of the inn, there will be 128 dining seats including a semi-private dining space for up to 14 guests, a light and airy garden room for up to 50 guests and cosy booths and snugs in Heartwood's signature warm and welcoming style. A sheltered, tiered courtyard will create a further 74 seats designed for year-round dining with a heated pergola.

Heartwood Collection is already an award-winning collection of cosy pubs and atmospheric brasseries at the heart of their local communities serving great fresh, seasonal food. We are now expanding the concept into rooms. Our Brasserie Blancs, the French brasserie business inspired by Raymond Blanc and Heartwood Inns (Formally White Brasserie Company) are renowned for being a home-from-home.

Commis Chef - What we offer:

  • Packages including Tronc*
  • Full-time and part-time hours to suit your needs
  • Stepping Stones - Our industry-leading training and development platform which supports progression for those who want it
  • Employee Assistance Program with Hospitality Action
  • Instant access to pay you have already earned through EarlyPay
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity package
  • Refer a Friend Bonus up to 1500
  • Laundered chef whites
  • 50% off food at any Heartwood Inns or Brasserie Blanc
  • 20% off food at any Heartwood Inns or Brasserie Blanc with friends and family discount
  • 10% off company gift cards
  • A thoughtful gift to celebrate your birthday
  • Long Service Recognition Awards
  • The Pantry - 100's of retailers and experience discounts through Reward Gateway
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Commis Chef - The Ideal Candidate:

  • Desire to cook with fresh and seasonal ingredients to produce fabulous dishes
  • Able or willing to learn classical French cooking techniques
  • To be a real team player and it is essential that you are flexible
  • Have great attention to detail and impeccable standards across the kitchen
  • Eager to develop themselves and dishes with guidance for our Chefs

Our investment in your development.

Heartwood Collection currently has 20 pubs and 14 Brasserie Blancs. We aim to grow to 61 sites by 2027 and include pubs with rooms. This could add up to 500 bedrooms to The Collection in the next 4 years. We hope you can be as excited as we are about the opportunities this will provide for you to take your next step and develop your career with us through our bespoke "Stepping Stones" training and development programme.

*The TRONC is calculated from the previous 6 months' site average. The rate of TRONC for the site you are applying for will be confirmed and discussed at the interview stage.


Our strength is in our enduring community of like-minded individuals; warm and genuine to our core. Unforgettable moments are rooted in our commitment to seasonality, the curiosity of our people and the pleasure of our guests.

With years of experience behind us and many guests coming through our doors, we know a thing or two about serving up fantastic food and drink

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Heartwood Inns

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