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