Commis Chef

The Lucky Onion are now searching for a talented Commis Chef to join our highly regarded kitchen team at The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach; our fine boutique hotel in the heart of The Cotswolds.

If you are looking for a career change or you are just out of college and want to begin a new and exciting career in hospitality and catering, this may be just the role for you! We are looking for an enthusiastic and inquisitive candidate to begin their career with us.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and development as well as giving opportunities to learn from our talented Head Chefs, local artisans, suppliers and leaders in the culinary field.

If you are interested in working with an award winning company and a friendly, fun and professional team who are passionate about good food and drink; we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your CV detailing your skills and experience.

Our generous staff benefits include:

  • A competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Excellent career opportunities within a growing and dynamic company
  • Great company incentives and rewards
  • Employee discounts on our products and in our restaurants and hotels
  • Extensive training and development opportunities with industry leaders
  • Generous holiday allowance (increasing with years of service)

Assistant Restaurant Manager

The Lucky Onion is looking for a talented and dedicated Assistant Restaurant Manager to support our highly-regarded team at our award winning establishment; No. 131 The Promenade in Cheltenham.

A genuine passion for high quality, seasonal food and an ability to provide both exceptional service and a friendly, welcoming environment for our guests is a must for this role.  Reporting to the Restaurant Manager, you will be responsible for administration and the day to day management of the dining areas. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational Front of House and Restaurant ambassador who will support the Restaurant Manager in the smooth running of the restaurant,  be responsible for the commercial success of the restaurant and for maintaining a knowledgeable, talented and passionate team – giving our guests enjoyable and memorable dining experiences.

If you are interested in this role and would enjoy working with a dedicated team who share your passion for great food and exceptional service, we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your knowledge, skills, and experience.

 

Head Chef

The Lucky Onion are searching for a talented and dynamic Head Chef to lead, coach, and inspire our passionate kitchen team at our beautiful country inn; The Wild Duck in Ewen.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for quality, seasonal foods and provenance, delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections. With at least 3 years’ experience as a Head Chef, you will have outstanding culinary skills, creative flair as well as an exemplary attention to detail.

This is a high level leadership role requiring strong commercial awareness and a thorough understanding of effective kitchen management (including all aspects of legal compliance and Health and Safety). You will thrive in a busy and dynamic kitchen, retaining a sense of fun, calm and professionalism in equal measure.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Head Chef who is looking to grow their personal reputation, express their creativity and make their mark locally with a friendly and committed team of people who are passionate about fabulous food and drink.

The chosen applicant will have strong commercial awareness, a thorough understanding of kitchen management and a desire to progress their career within the industry. You will thrive under pressure; retaining a sense of calm, fun and professionalism in equal measure.

To apply for this opportunity please send your CV and cover letter detailing your knowledge, skills and experience.

Our generous staff benefits include:

  • A competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Excellent career opportunities within a growing and dynamic company
  • Great company incentives and rewards
  • Employee discounts on our products and in our restaurants and hotels
  • Extensive training and development opportunities with industry leaders
  • Company pension scheme

Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a reliable and committed Kitchen Porter to join us at our beautiful Cotswold Inn; The Wheatsheaf in Northleach. The Lucky Onion have a passion for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance; delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections. No previous experience is necessary but a desire to work in a busy, creative, dynamic kitchen is important.

If you are interested in working with an award winning company and a friendly, fun and professional team who are passionate about good food and drink; we would be delighted to hear from you and look forward to receiving your CV, detailing your skills and experience.

Due to the nature of this variable hours role flexibility will be important. Access to personal transport also required due to remote location.

Our generous staff benefits include:
•Excellent career opportunities within a growing and dynamic company
•Great company incentives and rewards
•Employee discounts on our products and in our restaurants and hotels
•Excellent training opportunities with industry leaders
•Company Pension Scheme

Chef de Partie

We are searching for a talented Chef De Partie to join our highly regarded kitchen team at No. 131 The Promenade in the heart of Cheltenham. Ideal candidates will have previous experience working as a Chef De Partie and a passion for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance; delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections. Experience working across all sections in a busy and creative kitchen is essential as is the interest in developing supervisory skills.
If you are interested in this role and would enjoy working with a friendly, fun and professional team who are passionate about good food; we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your CV detailing your knowledge, skills and experience and why you would like to work with the Lucky Onion.

Head Waiter

Head Waiter – The Lucky Onion

The Lucky Onion are now searching for an experienced Head Waiter to work alongside our talented Front of House team at our town sites. A genuine passion for great food and drink and an ability to provide exceptional service and a warm welcome to our guests is a must for this busy role.

With the ability to multi-task, you will be organised and efficient with a keen eye for detail and a desire to give above and beyond expectation. This supervisory role requires energy, passion and enthusiasm and the ability to motivate and manage a staff team. You will thrive in a busy and dynamic environment, retaining a sense of fun, calm and professionalism in equal measure.

Experience of busy and energetic restaurants would be a massive plus, as would a desire to progress your career in the industry.

Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, personable and approachable with a strong sense of fun and professionalism in equal measure.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and development. If you are interested in this full time role and would enjoy working with a dedicated and professional team who are passionate about great food; we would be delighted to hear from you.

Our generous staff benefits include:
•A competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
•Excellent career opportunities within a growing and dynamic company
•Great company incentives and rewards
•Employee discounts on our products and in our restaurants and hotels
•Professional development opportunities with industry leaders

Business Intern

Hospitality Business Intern required for growing and dynamic business 12 Months FTC

Further to the growth of the business, The Lucky Onion are now looking for an enthusiastic and keen Business Intern to join us for a 12-month placement. The role will involve rotations in our Finance, Sales & Marketing, and HR departments. Our people are at the heart of our business and we are committed to ensuring our staff are supported, developed and that their career experience with us is positive and engaging.

Our intern will be a committed individual who is looking for an introduction to business administration and is keen to learn. The ideal candidate will be comfortable importing and exporting data and have a good eye for detail. Excellent IT skills are essential.

With a calm, approachable manner, the candidate will assist with the day to day tasks, working as part of a passionate team committed to everything that The Lucky Onion stands for.

This position would be suited to someone unsure of their next career move and looking to establish a broad platform to move forward from, or someone as passionate about hospitality as we are and keen to learn a different aspect of the industry.

This is a paid internship contracted to 42.5 hours per week.

Waiting Staff

We are looking for full time talented waiting staff to join our friendly front of house team at No. 131 The Promenade in Cheltenham. A genuine passion for great food and a desire to provide exceptional service and a warm welcome to our guests is a must for this role. Experience of busy and energetic restaurants is essential, as would a desire to progress your career in the industry.
Our ideal candidates will be self-motivated, personable and approachable with a sense of fun and professionalism in equal measure. With the ability to multi-task, you will be organised and efficient with a keen eye for detail and a desire to give above and beyond expectation – treating every guest as a VIP.
If you are interested in this opportunity and would enjoy working with a dedicated and professional team who are passionate about great food and drink we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send us your current CV detailing your skills and experience.

Beverage Manager

Beverage Manager Opportunity with growing and dynamic company
The Lucky Onion is a dynamic and exciting family of hotels, inns and restaurants, in The Cotswolds, England. Our portfolio is broad and growing, each with a passion for excellence and outstanding guest experiences.

We are currently looking for an experienced and exceptionally talented Beverage Manager to join the team at our award winning establishment No.131 The Promenade in Cheltenham, an eleven bedroom hotel with a thriving restaurant and a renowned bar, Crazy Eights

This managerial role requires creativity and a thorough understanding of bar management and the ability to motivate, manage and inspire a skilled team. You will thrive in a busy and dynamic environment, retaining a sense of fun, calm, and professionalism.

•Oversee all bars on a day to day basis, including barista, bar and wine service standards and cocktail menus.
•Accountable for ensuring sales targets are met and departmental budgets are adhered
•Maintain all beverage and bar stock
•Actively follow market trends and identify opportunities to ensure the beverage offering is marketable and on-trend
•Continuously identifying the training and development needs of the team to maintain an exceptional level of beverage knowledge service
•Extremely high level of attention to detail and an innate ability to multi task to
•Driven to deliver exceptional guest experiences.
•Qualifications in WSET Level 2 desirable.

Previous experience in a Bar/Beverage Manager position essential.
We reward loyalty, offer competitive rates of pay and benefits.
If you are keen to join our family please click apply, sending up to date CV and a cover letter detailing your skills and experience.

Receptionist

We are looking for a talented and approachable Receptionist to join our highly regarded front of house team at our award winning establishment in Cheltenham. Our ideal candidate will have outstanding communication skills and a passion for providing exceptional service and a warm welcome to our guests. With the ability to multi-task, you will be dedicated, organised and efficient with a positive outlook and a sense of fun and professionalism.

This is a varied role which focuses on creating an exceptional guest journey; being the first contact with the guests as they begin their stay at 131, whether it is as a diner in our restaurant, a business meeting in one of our private rooms or as a resident in the hotel. The role will also involve taking guest reservations, liaising with departments and dealing with guest queries.

Previous experience working in a customer service role or similar hospitality role will be a massive plus, as would a desire to progress your career in the industry. Flexibility to work daytimes, evening shifts and weekends is essential.

To apply for this full time opportunity please send your CV and a cover letter, explaining why you would be suitable for this role.

 

Kitchen Porter

Kitchen Porter – No. 131 The Promenade, Cheltenham

We are looking for a reliable and committed Kitchen Porter to join us at No. 131 the Promenade. No previous experience is necessary but a desire to work in a busy, creative, dynamic kitchen is important.

If you are interested in working with an award winning company and a friendly, fun and professional team who are passionate about good food and drink; we would be delighted to hear from you and look forward to receiving your CV, detailing your skills and experience.

Due to the nature of this variable hours role flexibility will be important.

Our generous staff benefits include:
•Excellent career opportunities within a growing and dynamic company
•Great company incentives and rewards
•Employee discounts on our products and in our restaurants and hotels
•Excellent training opportunities with industry leaders
•Company Pension Scheme

Bartender

The Lucky Onion are searching for a bartender to join our friendly staff team at The Wheatsheaf Inn; our award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds. A genuine passion for craft beers, wines and cocktails is a must as is a sense of fun and professionalism in equal measure.

Providing exceptional service and a warm welcome for our guests, our ideal candidate will be confident and approachable with excellent interpersonal skills.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and the opportunity to grow professionally working alongside our dedicated and professional bar staff and sommeliers.

If you are inspired to work for The Lucky Onion and share our passion for great service and good quality food & drink, we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter.

Our generous staff benefits include:

  • A competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Excellent career opportunities within a growing and dynamic company
  • Great company incentives and rewards
  • Employee discounts on our products and in our restaurants and hotels
  • Professional development opportunities with industry leaders