Chef Academy- £10.29ph

We have great opportunities for people who are looking to develop their career in order to become a professional chef.
Whether you’ve worked in kitchens for years or this is a new adventure for you, the Butlin’s Chef Academy is going to elevate your skills, knowledge and experience to totally new levels.

This is something completely new and different to the hospitality sector and you could be part of it!
Our new Butlin’s Chef Academy will bring together on-the-job learning, culinary masterclasses, industry visits, formal qualifications, coaching, mentoring and advanced lessons in world cuisine. Will you be one of the lucky team members who take part in this opportunity of a lifetime?

We’re looking for creative and driven individuals who are willing to learn. You’ll also need to be confident in teamwork as caring and supporting other members of your team is critical to the role. Being a problem solver is essential along with a positive attitude and a willingness to get stuck in whenever needed. You’ll have great attention to detail and a desire to produce a dish that creates a smile, every time.

Alongside a paid job in one of our kitchens you’ll get:
•12–18-month programme - 2 Week Residential at our Minehead Kitchens
•Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship – delivered by our partners at Lifetime Training
•Masterclasses in Butchery, Food Technology and Trends, Seafood & Fish and Bread & pastry
•Industry visit experiences to Billingsgate Fish Market, Borough Market and others
•Courses running in February, April, July, and September

What you’ll give us:
•A passion and energy for food
•A willingness to learn and get stuck in
•Commitment to grow and develop your career at Butlin’s
•The smooth day to day operation of the kitchen in terms of preparation, delivery of dishes and all health and safety processes 
•Producing and preparing high quality food which is delivered to a high standard of both taste and presentation
•Ensure stock rotation is controlled.

What you can look forward to working with us:
•Subsidised OFSTED Nursery facilities available on resort
•Accommodation available in many of our resorts if you don’t live locally
•20% off food in our restaurants and take away
•Subsidised food and drinks in our team diners
•Regular team incentives with great rewards
•Opportunity to earn up to £1,000 when you refer friends to join our great team 
•Holidays Discounts of 20% for all of your family & friends in Haven, Butlins & Warner Hotels
•Use of Pool and many other Leisure facilities
•Funded qualification development opportunities from Level 2 to Masters Degrees for  permanent team members
•Access to the Employee Assistance Programme including support for your wellbeing and free access to advice and expertise on financial and legal matters etc.
•Fantastic discounts when making purchases from most major retailers and hundreds of discounts on everyday purchases
•Team Member of the Month Awards
•Instant Recognition schemes with great rewards through our busiest times
•Accommodation available in many of our resorts if you don’t live locally




Warren Road, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH GBR



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Effective Date

3 August 2022

Expiration Date

17 August 2022