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If travelling in Grassmere or the surrounding lakes you might enjoy the hospitality of our friends who run Thorney How – contributed by Anthony Mark Cutter
As our busy summer period approaches fast we’re looking for a capable cook / chef to help prepare and deliver our daytime and occasionally evening menus.
You will compliment the working hours of our existing hostel team in ensuring that a high standard of delivery and full catering offer is always available.
Part time cook / chef required to support busy Independent Hostel in Grasmere Lake District for the summer season. Be part of our small team, enthusiasm, a sense of humour, flexibility and experience essential. Immediate start Sorry no accommodation. Hours variable.
Call Taylor or Carolyn on 015394 35597 or send cv plus covering letter to Carolyn@thorneyhow.co.uk.
CV’s only will be ignored.
We’re thrilled to be saying hello to Robin, our new full time chef joining the team at Thorney How.
Robin arrives with a wide range of International experience so we’re getting very excited at the new range of food possibilities that we will be able to offer our guests in the coming weeks. Our expanded menus will have a continental flavour as well as many traditional dishes to tantalise your palates.
We will be expanding from our full English breakfast to include a wider range of breakfast options with continental style breakfasts as well as simpler fare like bacon butties.
We will also be introducing daytime lunches and snacks along with prepared packed lunches for travellers. Fresh demi baguettes baked on the premises will be available with a range of sandwich fillings. We may also try out some weekend specials, such as BBQ’s.
If you already have a booking with us or are thinking about booking and would like to know more about ordering your meals in advance please get in contact with us, either by phone or by e-mail.
Alongside our expanded food offer we will also be bringing you a wider range of drinks from our licensed bar. If you are planning a days walking in the lakes without staying with us please feel free to drop by to check us out.
Robin is really looking forwards to working with the team and meeting all our guests with their diverse backgrounds and requests. We all look forwards to seeing your soon and tickling your taste buds, if you drop by just say ‘Hi’, especially to Rob.
We are looking for a new person to join our team and help make Thorney How a memorable place to stay and visit.
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Chef required, Grasmere. We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Chef at Thorney How Independent Hostel in Grasmere. The Hostel is set in the heart of the Lake District with 10 bedrooms and over 50 beds. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience as a Chef working with fresh produce in a demanding environment. Essential requirements: confident in menu planning and pricing, stock taking, stock rotation, food hygiene certificate level 2 and above. Must be computer literate and familiar with standard software such as spreadsheets. Must be prepared to be flexible and undertake other tasks within the hostel as required, able to work under pressure and fit in with a small tight nit team.
Salary £14-16000 initially offered as a pro rata P/T seasonal role with opportunities to extend to a FT permanent contract. Accommodation is not provided.
Enquiries to carolyn (at) thorneyhow.co.uk tel: 01539435597
We are looking for someone to start with us ideally within the next four to six weeks.
We will post a full Job Description and application details here very shortly.