Commis/Chef de Partie – Walled Garden Restaurant


We’re thrilled to share the exciting news that Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa is expanding, and we are on the lookout for passionate and talented individuals to join our team for our newly opened Walled Garden Restaurant!

Therefore, we have a few new positions available in the Kitchen. You will get to cook using the finest local ingredients in a spacious modern open plan kitchen. We are looking for Commis Chefs passionate about learning and growing their skills and also for experienced Chef de Parties to join the brigade at Lucknam Park Hotel where the kitchens are run under the guidance of Hywel Jones, Executive Chef.

You will be joining a dedicated brigade who are passionate about delivering a consistently high standard of food in the Walled Garden Restaurant. Our Chefs are expected to work across all sections of the kitchen and help to guide and train the Commis Chefs in order to consistently deliver the quality of food expected by our guests. The team are proactively encouraged to develop and progress through the ranks.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have experience of a busy section within a minimum 2/3 rosette kitchen using high quality raw ingredients
  • Be able to demonstrate a good range of culinary skills
  • Be passionate about working to the highest standard and using the finest local produce
  • Be keen to learn, progress and help to create the perfect customer experience
  • Have experience within a pressurised environment and be able to remain calm under pressure
  • Be enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated Chef who believes they would be an asset to our team


  • Part of the team at one of the most award-winning UK country house hotels
  • Free staff lunch when on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Smart Uniform provided for operational staff
  • Share of discretionary service charge after qualifying period
  • Free use of swimming pool and gym in the Spa, tennis courts, 5-a-side football pitch
  • Discount on food in Brasserie lunch & dinner
  • Discount on Spa treatments & products and Equestrian Centre sessions
  • Preferential room rates at Lucknam Park and some Relais & Chateaux, Pride of Britain hotels
  • Complimentary room nights at Lucknam Park after one years employment
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme through Hospitality Action
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Enhanced annual holiday allowance
  • On the job training, development and promotional possibilities

We are offering a competitive salary for a full time role, working hours will be 40 hours over 5 days per week, however flexibility is required to fulfil business needs. Shifts will include evenings, weekends and Public/Bank Holidays. Service charge will be paid after completing one full month’s service.

If you fulfil the above criteria and are an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated Chef who believes they would be an asset to our team we would love to hear from you. Please apply by forwarding a copy of your current CV.

Due to the location of the property it is advisable to have your own transport.

In line with the requirements of UK immigration legislation all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documentary evidence of eligibility to work will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. If you do not already have the right to live and work in the UK please do not apply as we cannot help with obtaining the relevant visas.