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Commis Chef

Full-time, Permanent position. Salary dependent on experience.

We are looking for a friendly, motivated person over the age of 16, to join our catering team.

The Commis Chef will be responsible for making sandwiches and salads and assisting other members of the kitchen team as required. Applicants should be hard working, reliable and have consistently great food production skills.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Some food knowledge and a desire to learn more.
  • Strong, positive and professional communications skills.
  • Good organisational skills and some understanding of cost control / minimising waste.
  • Excellent knowledge of health and safety and food hygiene.
  • Be able to follow hygiene procedures and keep records accordingly.

About You

  • You are personable with excellent communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred, however not essential as full training will be provided.


  • 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.