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Seasonal Head Chef

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Job Description

We’re looking for a Head Chef to join the restaurant and bar teams at the Lulworth Estate for a fixed term of February to November.

The Lulworth Estate in Dorset is a stunning privately owned country estate, home to the world famous Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove. With its recently renovated restaurants and bars, it is a unique place to visit or stay, relax and unwind.

We are looking for someone who would like to expand their skills and knowledge under the guidance of a highly experienced catering manager with a strong fresh food outlook.

Experience Required

  • Minimum two years’ experience of working at Sous Chef level
  • Capable of running a kitchen and training junior members of staff
  • Proficient in costing and implementing new menus and ideas
  • Proficiency in achieving KPIs
  • Understanding of current food hygiene legislation including kitchen risk assessment

A passion for creating great dishes and supervising a busy team is a must.

At Lulworth Estate we are committed to providing exceptional hospitality. With a portfolio of stunning properties – there is plenty of opportunity for staff progression.

With a strong focus on training and development, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Sous Chef to enhance individual skills and knowledge and to be part of a great team.

The package offers:

  • Competitive salary of £28,000 per annum (pro rata)
  • Possibility of live in

If you feel you have the skills and ambition we are looking for as a Head Chef, then please apply with a covering letter and up to date CV to

Job Type: Full-time seasonal, February to November.