Vacancies - Chef/Kitchen Opportunities

Location: Orchard Tea Room, Highgrove Estate
Department: Catering
Contract: Fixed-term contracts until December 2021 (with the possibility of extension into next year)

Highgrove is the private residence of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The Gardens at Highgrove are a showcase for His Royal Highness’s commitment to organic and sustainable practices, helping to encourage wildlife and create a harmonious environment. Highgrove Enterprises was established to manage the commercial activities at Highgrove and all profits from the sale of Highgrove products and events go to the Prince of Wales’s Charities, so you really will be making a difference.

Highgrove is the private residence of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The Gardens at Highgrove are a showcase for His Royal Highness’s commitment to organic and sustainable practices, helping to encourage wildlife and create a harmonious environment. Highgrove Enterprises was established to manage the commercial activities at Highgrove and all profits from the sale of Highgrove products and events go to the Prince of Wales’s Charities, so you really will be making a difference.

Throughout the days on which the Estate is open to the public, those who have purchased tour tickets can enjoy a selection from our freshly baked Tea Room menu or a Traditional Afternoon Tea, and in the Orchard Room’s private dining room private lunches are available for small groups.

We are looking for the following:

  • Junior Sous Chef - To assist the Head Chef in the day-to-day running of the kitchen.
  • Demi Chef de Partie - To assist the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the running of the kitchen on a daily basis.
  • Commis Chef - To assist the kitchen team

Your passion will be for fresh, seasonal, and local produce. You will need experience of working in a position within a high-profile busy environment. A high degree of confidentiality and discretion is essential.

      Hours of work

      Working 5 days out of 7, to include weekends and some evenings – on average 45 hrs per week with the opportunity for additional hours.

      If any of these exciting roles appeal to you, please select 'Apply Now' and send your CV (stating which position you are interested in) together with information on the skills and experience you will bring.