Chefs of all levels required for a family-run five star Relais & Châteaux hotel with a great team and a friendly environment. In addition to solid experience and a good work ethic, we are looking for a dedicated team player with energy, flair, passion.
Positions available in both our Kitchens
The ‘Gilpin Spice’ restaurant which has an open kitchen transcending international boundaries, focussing on a more informal menu with sharing dishes from the spice trail spanning the Indian sub-continent, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan and China. All the spices are sourced personally by Desai from around the world,
Hrishi’ The MIchelin starred restaurant where Desai’s imaginative dishes combine great Lake District produce and classic methods to deliver modern British dishes with a twist of Asia: unbelievable textures and flavours that satisfy traditionalists while giving experimentalists something new.
REASONS TO JOIN GILPIN
COMPETITIVE PAY & FUTURE POTENTIAL
With 28 days holiday and a competitive starting salary, there is great potential to progress within Gilpin. In addition, as part of Relais & Châteaux and Pride of Britain, we can offer great long term career opportunities, whether you choose to stay with us for a long time or would like the opportunity to work in different parts of the country – or the world! See the Relais & Châteaux recruitment mini film on our website.
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Training is hugely important within the hotel and we have a great intranet and training system in place to help us with this, as well as working with Kendal College for those members of our team that wish to take specific qualifications. You will be part of a friendly and hardworking team continuously striving for new challenges and developing your skills as you take this next step in your career.
GREAT STAFF ACCOMMODATION
We have fantastic subsidised shared staff accommodation, some at the hotel, some in the countryside, and some in the centre of Windermere. In all accommodation there is a shared kitchen and lounge area, and some have added extras such as a pool table, dart board and X-box…
A BEAUTIFUL LOCATION
Gilpin is located in some of the most beautiful countryside of England in the Lake District National Park; we are close to towns and villages, If you love the great outdoors this is the role for you.
STAFF MEALS & DISCOUNTS IN OUR RESTAURANTS
We serve home-cooked fresh food for all staff on duty, and also offer a 50% staff discount on food in HRiSHi and Gilpin Spice.
GYM MEMBERSHIP & SPA TREATMENTS
We have membership of the Choices Health Club in Troutbeck Bridge which staff are welcome to use. Facilities includes a swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna and hot tub.Staff also get a discount on spa treatments at the Gilpin Lake House’s Jetty Spa.
FRIENDSHIP & FUN
We have over 100 on the team, but we’re not a big international hotel. We love what we do, and believe it’s important to have a friendly warm atmosphere behind the scenes as well as out front. We are family run with a strong team of managers who really look after, look out for and nurture our teams. We have a lovely, friendly, close knit team, where great friendships are made (often long term). We believe in enjoying what we do!
Why not take a look at our website to see what a great place the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is to work: thegilpin.co.uk/join-our-team/
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