Group Relief Chef

Mellor Brook

Job Details


Daniel Thwaites Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

18/05/2019 16:00

We’re looking for a Group Relief Chef to support the kitchen teams in our Inns

All of our kitchens cook 100% fresh food and operate at extremely high standards. Although you could spend time in different properties you will get to know the teams as you travel and become a key part of our business.

Your day to day;

  • You could be asked to take responsibility for all aspects of the kitchen
  • Managing your own diary with the support of the GMs to ensure you’re supporting the inn that needs you the most
  • Assisting in ordering stock management
  • Preparing and serving food to our high standards
  • Controlling waste
  • Supporting development of the junior chefs in the brigades you work in


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a real foodie with an eye for quality to be our Group Relief Chef. You will work across our group of Inns as part of The House of Daniel Thwaites. You will have the opportunity to be a key part of multiple kitchens and support our Head Chefs in delivering the highest standard of food.

If you are currently a Sous Chef, or possibly a Strong Chef de Partie looking for a varied and exciting role, this is a great opportunity for you.

This is a very practical role, our properties are busy throughout the year so our teams need to be able to cope with high volumes but maintain a high quality product. This means our Group Relief Chef needs to have the skills to quickly fit in to a diverse team and deliver each service.

This is an area role that could cover the whole of the country so a full driving license is essential. Your accommodation and travel expenses will be covered but you will need to have your own vehicle. Due to the nature of the role there could be times when it is necessary for you to spend 5 days of the week away from home. 

If you have a natural drive for excellence, with the ability to prepare foods to a high standard and possess good interpersonal skills, we'd like to hear from you. Previous experience in this or a similar role is essential.


In return, we are offering a rewarding role with scope for career progression along with;

  • A competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience
  • 33 days annual leave  
  • Health cash plan
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Life assurance
  • Bespoke training programmes accessible to all
  • An engaging & supportive work environment


The House of Daniel Thwaites is a group of Hotels and Inns spread across the country. We offer warmest hospitality and service in all of properties, each chosen for its character and charm.

Thwaites was established in 1807 and to this day remains a family run Business. We have Hotels, Inns, Pubs and a Brewery and are focused on providing superb hospitality in outstanding properties in great locations –

What are you Thwaiting for?



Your place in our world

Inns Operations Director
Group Relief Chef