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We are looking for an independent experienced chef to join our Deer House team. The Deer House is a pub on the grounds of Rudding Park and is located at the centre of our exclusive Holiday Park.

We are a leading award winning luxury resort just on the outskirts of the beautiful town of Harrogate. Our Values of Care, Passion and Quality are evident in everything we do. This starts with our people who join our ever-growing successful team. We have been making magical memories for our guests for almost 50 years having been owned by the same family for all of this time who are constantly reinvesting into Rudding and its people.

We would like you to take a moment to think would you like to be part of this?

Would you like to join our team and grow along the way with us? We are creating a legacy, which is putting our town and county on the map having won accolades such as large hotel of the year in 2018, best newcomer and 5-bubble luxury within our first year at the good spa guide awards.

We are an inclusive employer and support our local community. We are proud winners of an industry Catey for accessibility, which shows our ethos of being inclusive to all.

If this makes you smile and you would like to be part of our never-ending journey then watch our video and read on.

Staff Benefits include;

  • A competitive salary
  • Complimentary nutritious meals whilst on duty
  • A uniform package
  • Free Car parking and subsidised taxi fares
  • Up to 33 days annual leave depending on length of service with the option to buy annual leave after a qualifying period.
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Complimentary 24/7 employee assistance line
  • Opportunity to work in our local community through paid volunteer programme
  • Company sick pay
  • Monthly thank you awards for excellent guest care
  • Up to 50% discount in our restaurants
  • Up to 50% discount on Spa treatments
  • Excellent benefits elsewhere in our business including free golf!
  • Refer a friend award
  • Friends and Family discount on overnight accommodation and other areas of the business
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities to grow and progress through our business
  • Celebrations of success through family events such as our summer BBQ and end of year thank you awards.

We are looking for an independent experienced chef to join our Deer House team. The Deer House is a pub on the grounds of Rudding Park and is located at the centre of our exclusive Holiday Park.

We offer a brilliant package for this exciting role, which is part of our Deer House pub team reporting to our Deer House manager.

Whilst this role is standalone our team pitch in to help in busy periods with Goncalo our manager being a dab hand in the kitchen as well as wowing our guests.

The Deer House Pub forms the centre of our award winning Holiday Park with a friendly relaxed family atmosphere. We offer a fully licensed bar and appetising food menu.

Throughout the summer months the pub also hosts evening entertainment, quizzes and televises live sporting events.

We are looking for…

  • A chef who has experience of working in a pub kitchen and may have a suitable catering qualification.
  • Previous experience in a similar pub role with a broad range of food knowledge is desirable.
  • You should have worked in a busy kitchen and thrive under pressure.
  • You will have experience and desire to work with fresh, quality food.
  • You will be an excellent team player and who can respectfully communicate to the team.
  • You will have good knowledge of hygiene and health and safety.
  • You should possess a lot of stamina/energy to keep up to speed during occasional hectic spells of business.
  • You should have a desire to aim for high standards.
  • You should be reliable, hardworking, trustworthy and passionate in your work.

Duties will include;

  • You will be responsible for kitchen management including health and safety checks being aware of potential hazards, checking equipment is fit for purpose and the hygiene and cleanliness including the clean down of the kitchen at the end of your shift.
  • You will ensure consistency in production and presentation of all dishes to the customer.
  • You will minimise wastage by using the correct specifications and checking delivery notes against invoices.
  • You will check the quality and quantity of all food items delivered.
  • You will rotate all food stock items and will report on unusually high or low stock levels.

We offer a competitive salary of circa £25,000 depending on skills and experience and live in accommodation if required.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished pub Chef looking to progress their career in a prestigious holiday park in the grounds of Rudding Park Hotel and Spa.

We look forward to receiving your application.

No Agencies Please

Between £20,000 and £25,000 Per Annum
Located in:
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Rudding Park

Rudding Park

Rudding Park
01423 871350


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