Chef de Partie - Accommodation Availble - Bruton, Somerset
Our Culinary Teams are united by their passion for food, drawing inspiration from the changing seasons and cultivating a deep connection with the land. They are enthusiastic about harnessing the abundant offerings of our Estate. We are seeking driven cooks who share our vision, eager to craft extraordinary dishes from our exquisite produce.
Our Chef de Parties play a pivotal role in our culinary team. They take ownership of their respective sections, ensuring that The Newt's exacting standards are upheld while also providing guidance and encouragement to our junior team members. Our chefs are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences, consistently striving to create and contribute to the captivating dishes we serve. Maintaining rigorous food safety standards is a key focus for the team.
What we can offer
- A positive workplace environment with opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.
- Stay in shape with our complimentary use of our gym and wellbeing classes
- Look after your wellbeing with complimentary access to our Spa and swimming pools and our exclusive benefit of 50% of Spa Treatments.
- Enjoy shopping in both our shops on estate and online with 30% discount for all our colleagues and free delivery for any online purchases.
- Discover exclusive perks with our Discounted hotel stays for staff, accompanied by a fantastic 30% discount at our restaurants.
- The opportunity to ensure your views are heard and shape the future of the business via our Employee Engine Room.
- Complimentary garden membership for the Newt and our partner gardens including the Eden Project, Kew Gardens and The Lost Gardens of Heligan
- Complimentary meal whilst on shift, created using fresh produce from our estate by our dedicated staff food chefs
- We value your hard work and recognise your achievements through our colleague recognition programme "Newt Awards" with the opportunity to achieve a variety of amazing rewards including a complimentary Hotel Stay.
- Support from our Employee Assistance Programme for both yourself and your family
- A team that knows how to have fun with regular team engagement activities including monthly Gather and Grow Motivational Speakers and our regular fun squad events, which include activities such as Go-Karting and Wine Tasting, to name but a few.
- Up to 30 days annual leave each year for our full-time team
Where you'll be working - The Garden Cafe
The Garden Caf menu is inspired by the view from our restaurant. An ever changing and evolving view over our production gardens, national collection of apple trees, orchards and surrounding countryside far in the distance. All our dishes and ingredients are hand selected to fit within our concept of vegetable lead dining. Paired by an outstanding flight of cyder from our own cyder press and sharp and enthusiastic service, this is a dining venue that offers a refined yet relaxed experience. Quality, simplicity and seasonality is at the heart of our offerings.
Who are we? - The Newt in Somerset
Nestled within an expanse of rolling fields and steeped in ancient history, our luxury country estate stands as a haven of refined elegance, inviting guests to explore acres of captivating gardens, meandering pathways, and enriching exhibitions - accessible 364 days a year for our members. Our hotel extends a warm welcome, offering a home-away-from-home experience where impeccable service flourishes in an ambiance of unassuming sophistication. Beyond the estate, the Newt's essence remains tangible, with our Ecommerce teams delivering our finest products to homes, while media and membership endeavours keep them informed of our latest developments. Behind the scenes, a tapestry of talented teams - from Housekeeping to HR, Finance to Farming - collaborates harmoniously, crafting an unforgettable journey of growth, development, and innovation, where every contribution creates unparalleled experiences.