Chef de Partie

The Lucky Onion are now searching for a talented Chef De Partie to join our highly regarded kitchen team at The Chequers, Churchill, our established and very popular country pub near Chipping Norton.

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, creative and dynamic kitchen will be a massive plus as would a desire to grow, learn and progress your career within the industry.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual who is looking to develop their supervisory skills, working with a passionate and committed team.

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 full time 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.

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

Accommodation is available if necessary.

Head Chef

The Lucky Onion is looking for a dynamic and creative Head Chef to lead our renowned team at our flagship site, The Chequers, Churchill. We are looking for a Head Chef who is prepared to embark on something unique and to set and maintain the high standards and excellent reputation the Lucky Onion is known for.

The Lucky Onion own and operate hotels and restaurants and are a group of chefs, restauranteurs, sommeliers, hoteliers, graphic designers, artists and interior designers, who are all inspired by design, travel, food and drink. We believe in exceptional service and hospitality, sourcing our food locally and wherever possible from farmers and producers we know and trust.

Our ideal candidate will have a great love for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance creating exceptional, sincere dishes and menu selection. With at least 3 years’ experience as a Head Chef, you will have outstanding culinary skills (minimum 3 Rosette level), 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. With a welcoming and energetic attitude you will lead the kitchen team and identify training opportunities to follow through, nurturing and retaining your brigade.
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.

To apply for this opportunity to work with us please send a cover letter and up to date CV detailing your skills and experience.

• A competitive salary (with a generous incentive package)
• A rewarding environment with a dedicated and industry leading team
• Opportunities for self development and progression within a growing company
• Generous holiday allowance (increasing with years of service)
• Employee discounts in our restaurants and hotels
• Company Pension