De Vere Wokefield Estate
If you are looking to join a team in a property that spans over 250 acres, 376 bedrooms and 51 meeting rooms, then look no further than De Vere Wokefield Estate. Sat on the outskirts of Reading, the De Vere Wokefield Estate boasts a traditional mansion house hotel, a modern executive centre and US PGA-standard 7 golf course to name but a few of the amenities. With such a large property there are plenty of opportunities for you to shine in hospitality here.
Love food. Love your job. Create a career.
Chef for starters we offer a £1000 Welcome Bonus*!!
Passion, drive, enthusiasm: that’s what we look for in our chefs.
We expect our Sous Chefs to be those who aspire to be our future Head Chefs and will play a key role in the success of the brigade; that’s why we will offer a fantastic £1000 Welcome Bonus*! Would you need to relocate? Fear not, we offer chefs who need to relocate more than 50 miles a fantastic Relocation Package of £1500** plus a free two night stay for yourself or family to visit.
You’ll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where you’ll continually learn and develop, and have the opportunity to join our Chef Development Programmes.
We know you love food: we want you to love your career just as much. We’ve already had great success with our bespoke in house Chef Academy, offering Level 2 & 3 qualifications that run up to Sous Chef and Head Chef level.
We are looking for a talented, highly motivated and experienced Sous Chef to work closely with our Head Chef in producing the highest quality cuisine and guest experiences. As a Sous Chef you will help support the brigade and provide training and development to talented junior chefs. You will help to create and write menus and support the Head Chef in purchasing food while controlling costs. It is essential that you have the highest of standards and that you promote food hygiene and food safety. This role is challenging, but incredibly rewarding, so you must be hard working, focused, inspiring and encouraging.
We want to hear from inspired chefs who love creating amazing food from the best ingredients, feel restaurants are more of a fascination than just a job, have a keen eye for detail and high standards but with bags of flair and creativity.
*Subject to Tax and NI
**Cannot be taken in conjunction with Welcome Bonus. Subject to Tax and NI.