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Commis Chef - The Stables

Location: The Grove

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: Expected earnings £25,320 per annum plus hotel benefits

Specific Hours: n/a

Commis Chef - The Stables


The Stables is our relaxed family dining restaurant, with views across the golf course and an emphasis on homemade, wholesome and wholehearted food. It’s all about good provenance, from hand-reared meat to verdant plant-based feasts using ingredients from our Walled Garden.

We are looking for an eager to learn Commis Chef to join us on a permanent basis to help the team in producing The Stables' trademark dishes from the a la carte menus as well as manage the catering for corporate golf functions in the Players' Lounge. You should have previous experience of working in a fast paced environment and a passion for fresh ingredients.



NVQ 1 & 2 or equivalent
Strong leadership, motivational and teamwork skills
Planning and Time Management
A flexible attitude
Experience in all relative disciplines
Excellent communication skills including written and spoken English language
Artistic abilities

Departmental training experience
Computer literacy
NVQ Level 3

About Us

The Grove is one of three prestigious hotels operated by Ralph Trustees, a family-owned independent hotel group. We are a spectacular 5 star destination and resort, offering our guests a slice of tranquillity and calm, away from the stresses of everyday life.

Across our 300-acre estate, we offer a range of mouth-watering dining experiences, outdoor activities (including our famed Golf course, Walled Garden and beach) and an indulgent award-winning spa, gym and health club. Being family owned means that both our guests and our employees are treated as individuals and not one of the crowd.

Why join us?

Aside from the personal touches that come with working in a family-run business, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits that are designed to make you feel valued and appreciated as an important member of our team:

  • The chance to make use of the on-site award-winning facilities such as the spa, golf course and gym.
  • A staff canteen with a free meal during your shift
  • A subsidised shuttle bus from Watford town centre
  • Generous discounts for you and your family/friends on stays with the hotel
  • Access to subsidised staff accommodation (if required)
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