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

Chef de Partie

The Lucky Onion are searching for a talented Chef de Partie to join our kitchen team at The Wild Duck in Ewen.

Ideal candidates will have a passion for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance; delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections.  Previous 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.

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.

Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a reliable and committed Kitchen Porter to join us at our beautiful Cotswold Inn; The Wild Duck in Ewen. 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:

  • 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

Commis Chef

The Lucky Onion are searching for a talented Commis Chef to join our kitchen team at The Wild Duck in Ewen.

Ideal candidates will have a passion for high quality, seasonal foods and provenance; delivering exceptional, inspired dishes and menu selections.  Previous 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 a permanent 48 hour week contract. 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.