Junior Sous Chef

A great opportunity has arisen for a talented chef to join our friendly and well regarded team as Junior Sous at 131 The Promenade in Cheltenham.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for quality, seasonal foods and provenance, delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections. With experience working as a Junior Sous Chef or in an equivalent role (in a 2 Rosette environment or above) you will have outstanding culinary skills, creative flair as well as exemplary attention to detail.

Reporting to the Head Chef you will be involved in the smooth running of the kitchen, championing company standards, values and procedures. You will work positively and productively with the Brigade and the Front of House team to ensure consistency of food quality and support the Head & Sous Chef to maintain a motivated and engaged brigade.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated Chef seeking to grow their management skills in a growing company; working in a fast paced environment with a passionate and committed team; creating fine food with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

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

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

Salary: OTE £24,000 per annum

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
• Extensive training and development opportunities with industry leaders
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Company Pension Scheme

House Manager

The Lucky Onion are currently looking for a House Manager for their much loved and busy Cotswold pub with rooms, The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach.

This is a great opportunity for a high calibre house manager who shares our passion for exceptional service, great food & drink and wants to join a strong and professional team to develop their career within a growing and prestigious company.

The successful applicant will manage the day to day running and development of the accommodation, pushing sales growth and profitability, assisting with exclusive events and delivering the highest standards of food quality and service excellence throughout the establishment.

With previous experience working as a manager in a busy boutique hotel environment, you will be forward thinking, business minded and proactive, with a positive outlook and a sense of fun and professionalism in equal measure.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your skills and experience.

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

Bar Manager

The Lucky Onion are now searching for a talented full time, experienced Bar Manager to inspire and coach our friendly team at our locally cherished pub and restaurant; The Chequers in Churchill, near Chipping Norton.

This managerial role requires a thorough understanding of bar management 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. Knowledge of bar and cellar systems, a good understanding of wine and cocktails and preferably with a WSET qualification, you will be keen to expand your knowledge, train staff and work alongside the General Manager to grow the business.

With great attention to detail, the ability to multi task and the desire to give above and beyond expectation you will be a confident, self-motivated and approachable ensuring our guests have exceptional service and enjoy happy, memorable moments with us.

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

To apply for this role please send your CV outlining your experience
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
• Extensive training and development opportunities with industry leaders

Breakfast Chef

Are you a talented chef looking for sociable hours in a highly regarded kitchen team?

The Lucky Onion is looking for a great breakfast chef to join the team at The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach; our fine boutique hotel in the heart of The Cotswolds.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience working as a Breakfast Chef and have a passion for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance; with a keen eye for detail and the confidence to work individually. Experience working in a busy, creative and dynamic kitchen will be a massive plus as would a desire to grow, learn and progress your career within the industry.

This role has the advantage of being 7am to 3pm, 5 days a week and would be a great opportunity for an ambitious individual who is looking to develop their skills. Ideally you should have experience in 1 or 2 rosette establishments or similar as a Breakfast Chef and have the motivation to produce high quality food, working with seasonal and fresh produce daily and creating new menu ideas to grow our breakfast offer for our guests.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and development and giving opportunity to learn from our talented Head Chefs, local artisans, suppliers and leaders in the culinary field.
If you are interested in this exciting 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 and cover letter detailing your knowledge, skills and experience.

OTE – from £20,000 per annum

Our generous staff benefits include:

• A competitive salary
• 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

Head Chef

The Lucky Onion are searching for a talented and dynamic Head Chef to lead, coach and inspire our skilled kitchen team at our beautiful country Inn; The Wild Duck in Ewen, just outside the historic town of Cirencester.

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. As the Wild Duck is in a very rural location, your pwn transport is essential.
To apply for this opportunity please send your CV detailing your knowledge, skills and experience to jobs@theluckyonion.com.

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

Bar Supervisor

The Lucky Onion are now searching for a talented full time Bar Supervisor to join our friendly team at our renowned country pub, The Wild Duck, Ewen, just outside the historic town of Cirencester.
A passion for craft beers and cocktails is a must, as is a sense of fun and professionalism in equal measure. You will be creative, confident and passionate; ensuring our guests have exceptional service and enjoy happy, memorable moments with us.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced bartender, seeking to grow their supervisory skills working in a dynamic and fast paced environment with a passionate and committed team.
Great product knowledge and experience of quality bartending is a requirement for this role as is a desire to progress your career in the industry.
To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your knowledge, skills and experience.
Please note that due to the rural location, your own transport is essential.

Our generous staff benefits include:

• A competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
• WSET Level 2 & 3 qualifications & Training
• 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
• World class training opportunities with industry leaders

Experienced Restaurant Supervisor

The Lucky Onion are now searching for an experienced Restaurant Supervisor to work alongside our talented Front of House team at The Wild Duck in Ewen, which is located juyst outside the historic town of Cirencester. 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 role.

This supervisory role requires energy, passion and enthusiasm and the ability to motivate and manage a staff team. The successful applicant will be a confident and capable team leader with the ability to oversee the smooth running of our restaurant to ensure our guests have a happy and memorable experience with us. With the ability to multi-task, you will be personable, organised and efficient with a keen eye for detail and a sense of fun and professionalism in equal measure. This would be the perfect step up for someone who who wants to progress and learn more about the industry.

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.

Due to the country location, your own transport is essential.

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
• Company Pension

Sous Chef

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Sous Chef to join our talented kitchen team at our beautiful Cotswold 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 experience working as Sous Chef or in an equivalent role, you will have outstanding culinary skills, creative flair as well as exemplary attention to detail.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and development and giving opportunity to learn from our talented Head Chefs, local artisans, suppliers and leaders in the culinary field. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated Sous Chef seeking to grow their management skills; working in a dynamic and fast paced environment with a passionate and committed team; creating fine cuisine with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

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 a cover letter detailing your knowledge, skills and experience to jobs@theluckyonion.com.

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

Beverage Manager

The Lucky Onion are now searching for a talented and experienced full time Beverage Manager to inspire and coach our friendly 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 and manage a staff team. Having had a previous role in bar management, you will thrive in a busy and dynamic environment, retaining a sense of fun, calm and professionalism in equal measure. You will oversee all bars on a day to day basis, including barista, bar and wine service standards, being accountable for sales targets, budgets and stock. Following and developing current trends will be a key part of the role, as will recognising training needs and developing staff. Qualifications in WSET Level 2 would be preferred.

With great attention to detail, the ability to multi task and the desire to give above and beyond expectation you will be confident, self-motivated and approachable, ensuring our guests have exceptional service and enjoy happy, memorable moments with us.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and development; providing opportunities to learn from industry leaders and suppliers. If you are interested in this full time role and would enjoy working with a dedicated and professional team who are genuinely passionate about good food and drink; we would be delighted to hear from you.
To apply for this role please send your CV outlining your relevant experience.

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
• Extensive training and development opportunities with industry leaders

Junior Sous Chef

The Lucky Onion is now looking for a Junior Sous Chef to join our talented brigade in our newly refurbished kitchen at our picturesque 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 experience working as a Junior Sous Chef or in an equivalent role, you will have outstanding culinary skills, creative flair as well as exemplary attention to detail.

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

Reporting to the Head Chef you will be involved in the smooth running of the kitchen, championing company standards, values and procedures. You will work positively and productively with the Brigade and the Front of House team to ensure consistency of food quality and support the Head & Sous Chef to maintain a motivated and engaged brigade.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated Chef seeking to grow their management skills in a growing company; working in a fast paced environment with a passionate and committed team; creating fine food with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

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

generous staff benefits include:
• A competitive salary
• 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

The Lucky Onion own and operate hotels and restaurants and are a group of chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers, hoteliers, graphic designers, artists, event creators and interior designers, who all have a passion for design, travel, food and drink.

We are looking for a reliable and committed individual who has ambitions to be a talented chef to join our staff team at The Wild Duck in Ewen as a Kitchen Porter.

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 and dynamic kitchen and a desire to grow, learn and progress your career within the industry is vital.

At The Lucky Onion we are proud of our reputation for offering exceptional training and development as well as giving opportunity to learn from our talented Head Chefs, local artisans, suppliers and leaders in the culinary field. The Company offers a competitive salary package, great incentives and exciting career opportunities.

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 an added advantage due to remote location.

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
• Excellent training opportunities with industry leaders
• Company Pension Scheme

Host

The Lucky Onion are looking for a talented and friendly Host to join our highly regarded front of house team at our award winning establishment in Cheltenham. No. 131 is a classic Georgian Grade II* villa which has been restored to create a beautiful restaurant and bar with 11 very comfortable, individually furnished boutique bedrooms.

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 in equal measure.

This is a varied role which but will concentrate on an exceptional guest journey, being the first point of 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.

Our generous staff benefits include:
• A competitive salary
• 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