Assistant Chef - Torquay, Devon

Torquay, Devon
Up to £26,280 per annum
22 Mar 2023
12 Apr 2023
Full Time

Assistant Chef - Torquay, Devon

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: Up to £26,280 per annum

CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve just discovered a catering position like no other…

  • Earn £26,280 per annum
  • Permanent contract, working 42 hours per week over 5 days
  • Beat the cost-of-living crisis with a generous accommodation & meal package (optional)
  • No working over Christmas!

As an Assistant Chef with PGL, you’ll be paid to hone and develop your skills whilst working at one of our stunning activity centres. With no late nights and a guaranteed Friday or Saturday evening off each week, this could be the perfect role to develop your career in catering without sacrificing your social life or that all important family time!

What could be more important than fuelling the next generation and sustaining their energy for further adventures? At PGL we welcome guests and team members into our dining rooms to relax, rest & recharge… ready for their next challenge! Our catering team are proud to serve tasty & nutritious meals, combining reassuring favourites and new cuisines, to keep the adventure going.

Reporting to the Catering Manager, supporting the Chefs, and working within a friendly & supportive catering team, you’ll be responsible for preparing & serving a range tasty meals such as cooked breakfasts, soups, pasta dishes, dinner favourites and sandwiches/salads. You’ll demonstrate an understanding of Food Safety, allergens and dietary requirements.

PGL takes pride in investing in our people. We’ll support you in achieving your goals, including all the training you need to be confident in your role and a personal development plan to give your career the very best start. This position provides a great development opportunity for aspiring individuals looking to progress to Chef level and beyond.


  • Enjoys the buzz of working in a busy kitchen as part of a fun and friendly team.
  • Personable & approachable with excellent communication skills.
  • Willing to work towards excellent knowledge of food hygiene & handling dietary requirements
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is a bonus, but not essential.


  • A generous benefits package including annual leave accrual, birthday leave, pension & death in service cover
  • Enjoy a range of employee perks including PGL discounted holidays, partner offers (such as Anytime Fitness) and 20% discount in all our on-site shops
  • Health and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme, mobile app and health cashback plan

Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure, which PGL will pay for. You need to possess the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for employment with PGL. PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community, including those with disabilities.