Breakfast Chef - THE PIG at Combe

The Pig Hotel
14 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
THE PIG at Combe is looking for a highly organised and reliable Breakfast Chef who is passionate about producing breakfast to a high standard using fresh, locally sourced produce. Our eggs don't come fresher than from our chickens on-site! Previous experience in a similar role is preferable, with an appreciation of the importance of making sure our guests truly enjoy the best of what the most important meal of the day has to offer. Passion is the key to our success, so we want our Breakfast Chefs to be enthusiastic about our food, our animals, the kitchen garden, foraging, and everything you do! We require our Breakfast Chefs to: * Prep and cook dishes for a busy breakfast service * Ensure that portion size is controlled * Maintain high standards in all aspects of your role * Bring fresh ideas * Be willing to learn and progress The role is a permanent full time position requiring the successful candidate to work 5 days out of 7, and with the Breakfast Chef starting at 6am so local accommodation and / or reliable transport is a must! As a member of the kitchen team, the learning and development opportunities are endless. You will experience: * Butchery, charcuterie, fish, pasta and bread masterclasses * Foraging with local experts * Weekly kitchen garden tours and harvesting workshops * An environment with livestock such as pigs, chickens, sheep, quail and bees. * Visits to local suppliers * Regular tasting of new dishes and ingredients * Health & Safety courses Who are we? More than a boutique hotel, THE PIG is an award winning restaurant with rooms, with an obsessive commitment to garden food. An expanding litter of PIG's are making their way across the South of England so now is the time to join us. What do we offer? Successful candidates can look forward to: * A competitive salary * Free meals on duty * Free uniform * Discounted Room Nights * 28 days holiday (increasing with length of service) * Discounts at Food and Beverage outlets * Childcare Voucher Scheme * Cycle to Work Programme * A range of training and development opportunities * Fantastic career prospects as we aim to home grow our Supervisors and Managers of the future Where are we? Nestled in the Otter Valley near Honiton, Devon, the honey-coloured Elizabethan hideaway is in 3,500 acres of Devonshire countryside just 8 miles from the coast and 15 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter. What now? At THE PIG at Combe we are a team, we share success together, help each other and respect everyone's position so if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please get in touch.