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
Please select from the jobs below.
SOUS CHEF - Salary Negotiable + Pension + Tips. Live in Available

You’re probably currently working as a senior CDP, Junior Sous or Sous Chef in a very good one or two rosette establishment. You are likely to be classically trained but use that training as a base to make outstanding dishes from quality fresh produce in a style that is modern and uses techniques like sous vide. You should have a good all round knowledge of all kitchen sections but particularly sauce. You’ll be a self motivated, well organised individual with excellent food safety awareness and good communication. You’ll only be limited by your imagination and capability.

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 and Dinner with an occasional lunch, 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 The Dining Room; we also tend not to turn tables either. This means you should not work excessive hours or be hammered on covers, we want a chef that will support his Head Chef, wants to continue to learn, achieve and turn out the best food they can.

The successful Chef will have a proven track record and be career driven with fresh ideas will express drive, success and passion for the position. In return we offer an excellent salary package.

Salary: Competitive (by Negotiation), Depending on Ability and Experience + Pension + Tips

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.

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, immediate start is available.

Applicants who are not currently eligible to live and work in the UK need not apply.

Apply with your CV including your current salary and salary expectation to Simon Wood: simon@lakedistricthotel.co.uk

CHEF DE PARTIE - up to 21k + Pension + Tips. Live in Available

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 and Dinner with an occasional lunch, 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 Simon Wood: simon@lakedistricthotel.co.uk

awarded silver stars for exemplary hospitality awarded 2 rosettes for culinary excellencerecommended by the good hotel guiderecommended on tripadvisor Cumbria Tourism MemberRecommended by the Guardian

CALL 015394 35217 OR EMAIL INFO@LAKEDISTRICTHOTEL.CO.UK

Get in touch

Oak Bank Hotel
Broadgate, Grasmere Village
Cumbria LA22 9TA

t: 015394 35217
f: 015394 35685
Email: info@lakedistricthotel.co.uk

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