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Chef-Luxury B&B and Restaurant


Chefs for Chefs are delighted to be working alongside our client in Sedbergh, near Kendal. This boutique, family run property has 6 stunning rooms, which can house a total of 16 guests, and we are seeking a chef to come on board and assist the owners in branching out the food side of the business. They are looking to add a custom-made restaurant to the site, developing an existing building into a 30 seater brand new restaurant.


They currently offer breakfast and afternoon tea and would be looking to add a dinner service to offer to guests. Based around an ever-changing, this is a great opportunity for a chef to work with the best of the days produce, fine tuning dishes and constantly evolving.


Working 5 days over 7, around 50 hours per week. This role is a single chef operation at the moment, but they are looking to expand the team as the business grows. The starting salary will be circa £30-32k


This is a really excellent opportunity for someone looking to make their own mark in the area and become part of the business and the family. We are looking for somebody who can really buy in to the vision of the business owners and work closely alongside them.

Due to the location of the B&B, we are ideally seeking a chef who has their own transport, as public transport links are unreliable in the area.

Candidate Role

  • Change and develop menus to reflect produce and seasonality
  • Work closely with the owners to drive the business forward
  • Ensure consistent quality in all the food offered
  • Ensure high standards of food safety and hygiene


Candidate Specification

  • Energy, enthusiasm and passion for good food
  • A level head, friendly and approachable
  • Be up to date with current food hygiene regulations and allergen info
  • Be financially aware and able to work to budget
  • Be confident and able to work alone


Candidate Benefits

  • Small, family run business
  • Full control over daily changing menus
  • Opportunity to grow a business from scratch and make a name for yourself
  • Great salary
  • Stunning location

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