Head Chef and Host to Manage a Lodge in Shooting Estate Mid Wales, Jobs, 994

Head Chef and Host to Manage a Lodge in Shooting Estate Mid Wales

Head Chef - Powys, Wales

Ref: 994Monday 20 May 2024

This opportunity sounds fantastic! Managing an exclusive shoot lodge in Mid-Wales seems like a dream for the right couple. Let's break down what each role entails. Positions like this don't come around very often it will be a six-month contract starting from August 2024 and Finishing in March 2025. A great way of saving what you earn!

We are looking for 2 Chefs and 2 Hosts to work together plus 1 host separately 

Chef Responsibilities:

  • Experience: We are looking for someone with a strong background in high-standard establishments, indicating the need for expertise and precision in culinary skills.
  • Creativity: Crafting seasonal menus tailored to guest preferences showcases the opportunity for culinary creativity.
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous preparation methods and adherence to food safety standards are crucial for maintaining the reputation.
  • Dietary Awareness: Understanding and catering to various dietary requirements demonstrates a commitment to guest satisfaction and inclusivity.

Host Responsibilities:

  • Presentation and Hospitality: Creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere ensures guests feel valued and comfortable throughout their stay.
  • Beverage Service: A strong knowledge of beverages, including basic cocktail skills, and good wine knowledge that will enhance the overall dining experience.
  • Dining Management: From breakfast setups to formal dinners, the host ensures seamless service and maintains the ambiance of the dining area.
  • Attention to Cleanliness: Keeping communal areas pristine reflects the lodge's commitment to providing exceptional experiences.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Handling unforeseen circumstances professionally is crucial for maintaining guest satisfaction. 


  • Competitive Salary: Reflects the value placed on the skills and experience of the chosen couple. Chef up to £25ph Host up to £17ph plus grats 
  • Live-In Option: Free accommodation on site 
  • Career Progression: Opportunities for growth within the company demonstrate a commitment to investing in employees' long-term success.