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Full Time / Permanent position. Salary dependent on experience.

We are looking for an experienced  passionate, food led and team focused Chef to join our friendly catering team.

Roles & Responsibilities 

Working closely with and reporting directly to the Catering Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Food production for The Garden Cafe, Wood Fired Kitchen and the new outdoor catering area. 
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene, health and safety.
  • Ordering and stock control.
  • Maintaining high standards of presentation at all times.

About You 

  • You will hold a minimum level 2 food hygiene certificate.
  • You will have a pro-active driven attitude towards work and performance.
  • You will have a real passion for producing fresh food at a high standard.
  • You will be professional and approachable and work well as part of a team.
  • Your communication skills will be excellent.
  • You will be experienced in working in a busy kitchen.
  • You will have an understanding of costings, GP, P&L's and stock control.
  • You will be flexible and willing to adapt in a fast changing environment.


  • Full time position
  • 7.30am - 4pm, 5 days a week including some weekend work
  • No split shifts

Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension
  • Free meal whilst on shift
  • 25% discount in The Garden Cafe
  • 20% discount in The Garden Centre
  • 15% discount in The Food Hall
  • Voucher on your birthday! 

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to or download an application form or ask for one from our Information Desk and return either by email here or to the following address: Management, Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP.