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Second Chef - Bear

Second Chef

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Second Chef to join our charismatic team at the Bear. The prestigious Bear Hotel is located in the heart of the bustling, historic market town of Devizes. With 25 en-suite rooms, two dining rooms, cellar bar and function rooms, there is always something going on at the Bear.

This is a great opportunity for a talented, dedicated & driven individual, with good leadership skills & enthusiasm for food & pubs to join the Wadworth team and work with us to always provide the best home-made food and quality experience to our customers.

As a Second Chef of this exciting operation, you will support the Head Chef to:

  • Lead the kitchen in delivering an outstanding level of service

  • Manage budgets and GP in keeping with the set targets

  • Ensure the highest level of compliance regarding Health & Safety regulations

  • Develop, drive and inspire the kitchen team

  • Manage and maintain an excellent stock control and wastage records

We are looking for:

  • Hotel experience

  • Enthusiasm to step up to the next level

  • Excellent knife skills

  • Experience in fine dining using local home-made produce

  • Willingness to develop self and team

Wadworth believe in developing people to be even better at what they do, so you will benefit from relevant on-the-job training and will also have the opportunity to undertake training that can lead to recognised qualifications. 

We are offering £25,000 and the opportunity for a bright future for the right person.

If you are interested in joining our team, or would like some more information, please call 01380 722444 or email on with a copy of your CV and a brief covering letter.

Flexibility regarding working days and hours is a key requirement.

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