Head Chef


Our client is looking for a Head Chef for their three-acre walled garden restaurant, located on a historic estate near Shaftesbury, on the South Wiltshire/Dorset border.

The restaurant offers 40-covers and a farm shop and specialises in cooking homegrown and locally reared produce over a charcoal grill.

They are fortunate to have a fantastic range of ingredients at their fingertips, from honey and organic eggs to kiwis and artichokes.

They are passionate about sustainability through self-sufficiency and provenance. This role will be working closely with Chef Director, Darren Broom.

Job details:

  • They host weddings of up to 200 people on weekends in the summer
  • They work as a team to produce the best possible standards of cooking
  • You’ll be using beautiful ingredients with the right provenance
  • You will work closely with the gardeners to plan growing schedules
  • You will help with product development for the farm shop
  • They offer a staff discount of 50% in the restaurant
  • You will receive healthy tips in addition to pay

Candidates must be/have:

  • Previous experience working as a senior chef
  • A passion for sustainability and healthy cooking
  • Access to a car, a UK bank account and NI number


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South Wiltshire/Dorset border.


5 days a week, with Mondays and Tuesdays off. 28 days holiday.


£40,000 plus £4,000 tips per annum, or a fair reflection of the experience and expertise that you can bring to their kitchen.

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