Careers at Oak Bank Hotel in Grasmere

We welcome receiving speculative CV's from potential employees at anytime (particularly chefs of all levels,) as the day you look for a position there may not be one but the day after there might!

Oak Bank Hotel is a 13 bedroom Good Hotel Guide and Michelin recommended hotel, with a restaurant that has been 2 AA Rosettes for Culinary Excellence and is also recommended by Michelin and The Good Food Guide.

Owned and managed by Glynis & Simon Wood, we pride ourselves on our professional, unobtrusive yet friendly service. We tend to exceed our guests expectations. We don't do pretentious or stuffy and expect our team to be likewise.

If you have liked what you have seen looking around our website and believe you would be an asset to Oak Bank Hotel please get in touch.

We are getting busier all driven by the hardwork of the Oak Bank Team which is bringing more guests and diners to Oak Bank & The Dining Room

Our Current Staff Vacancies
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Chef de Partie up to 21k + Tips

You should have at least 1 years experience minimum, preferably 2 or more at 1 or 2 rosette level and you should be at chef de partie level or an experienced commis ready to take the next step.

We are 2 AA Rosette awarded & Michelin recommended. The Dining Room is our 30 Cover Restaurant, within Oak Bank Hotel, Grasmere Village, Cumbria, LA22 9TA

We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with an occasional lounge or room service order. We tend not to take any functions including weddings allowing our chefs to concentrate wholly on producing very good food for our restaurant; we also tend not to turn tables either.  This means you should not work excessive hours or be hammered on covers, that said don’t apply if you want an easy life, we want a chef that wants to learn and achieve and turn out the best food they can.

5 days from 7 with a mix of straight and split shifts.

28 days paid holiday per year.  Please note you will not have to work Christmas Eve/Christmas Day/Boxing Day as we are closed.

Salary will be approx 19,000 – 21,000 p.a. depending on experience by negotiation + equal share of Tips.

Meals on Duty.

Accommodation is available if required.

You must be legally able to work in the UK, have a good command of both written and spoken English and be able to attend a working interview.

Apply with your CV including your current salary by email to Glynis & Simon Wood:

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Get in touch

Oak Bank Hotel
Broadgate, Grasmere Village
Cumbria LA22 9TA

t: 015394 35217
f: 015394 35685

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