Head Chef | £40k+ package | Wiltshire

Our new client has a great property and is looking for a new Head chef. The main emphasis is about quality using locally sourced produce. So the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of cooking coupled with an in depth knowledge of local seasonality.

The mantra here is ‘ a simple thing done well’, they aren’t looking for flamboyance and outrageous combinations. We are talking about relaxed informal dining, which is award winning.

This has the potential for a first head chef position for an experienced Sous chef.


  • Food style & offering: Relaxed informal dining, modern classics
  • Brigade: 5 chefs and Kitchen porters
  • Guides: Currently listed in all the major guides, award winning in many.


  • Highly motivated, and able to maintain a stable persona under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to interact with staff & management; both verbally and written English.
  • Implement company Health & Safety policy and full responsibility for Food Safety Policy


  • Minimum of 5 years working at 2 rosettes or above, with a stable career path.
  • Experience in delivering quality products from fresh produce.
  • Application is more important than experience.


  • Must have Basic Food Hygiene qualification as a minimum.
  • Must have an eligibility to work in the UK/EU, and be able to supply documented evidence to support this.


  • Salary: upto £37,000 pa DOE.
  • Tips: currently £2,600 pa on average
  • Bonus structure: £5,000 – Divided between 3 main criteria
  • Working schedule: 5 days from 7, per working week.
  • 4 Weeks paid holiday.

Please apply here

All applications received will be contacted by Chef Associates , who are operating as an Employment Agency for this role which is for a permanent position. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.