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

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

Chef de Partie

We are now looking for a Chef De Partie 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 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 and drink; we would be delighted to hear from you.

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

Senior Chef de Partie

Are you a talented and ambitious chef who wants to be part of a developing brigade and an exciting new venture in The Cotswolds? We are looking for a strong and experienced Senior Chef de Partie to join our talented brigade in our newly refurbished kitchen at our picturesque country Inn; The Wild Duck in Ewen.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience working as a Chef De Partie and will have a passion for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance; delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections. Experience working across many 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 and drink; we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please send us 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
• Generous holiday allowance (increasing with years of service)