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Junior Chefs - Accommodation Available - Bruton, Somerset

The Newt in Somerset
Bruton, Somerset
£28,000 - £32,000 per annum depending on experience plus generous tronc and fantastic benefits
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Junior Chefs - Accommodation Available - Bruton, Somerset

Fine Dining

The Botanical Rooms Restaurant 

£28,000 - £32,000 per annum depending on experience plus generous tronc and fantastic benefits


Accommodation Available

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Join our passionate kitchen team at The Botanical Rooms - showcasing the best of high-end contemporary British Cuisine. Our Estate, focuses on fresh, seasonal produce with our own bakery, butchery, gardens and creamery on site offering opportunities for learning and growth beyond the kitchen.

Our Junior Chefs

We are seeking talented chefs, with previous culinary experience who are enthusiastic about creating exceptional dishes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist senior chefs in all aspects of food preparation and cooking
  • Ensure high standards of food presentation and quality are maintained
  • Follow recipes and guidelines to consistently deliver delicious dishes
  • Contribute ideas for menu development and improvement
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen area
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure smooth kitchen operations
  • Participate in training programs to expand knowledge and skills, including opportunities to learn from other departments such as the bakery, butchery, and creamery

What we can offer

  • A positive workplace environment with opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.
  • Stay in shape with 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% off 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 Botanical Rooms

Showcasing the best of high-end, contemporary British food, The Botanical Rooms offers a luxurious experience for our diners. All dishes are created using produce from the estate and our local suppliers, served in our beautiful 60 cover restaurant.

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.



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