Careers & Jobs In Devon

Burgh Island Hotel is a bucket list destination for many, but what is Island life really like? We’re totally unique, beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible. If our description and your description match, a future at Burgh Island could be in the offing.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh. Browse our current hospitality job vacancies from chef jobs to hotel jobs or hotel receptionist jobs. We offer live-in jobs and part-time jobs.

As we gear up for an exciting summer ahead, our recruitment will commence in March 2024. Stay tuned for updates on vacancies by visiting our website. Alternatively, you’re welcome to express your interest by emailing a copy of your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you to our dynamic team!

Sous Chef Pastry

Full-time, Permanent From £35,000 See More

A unique opportunity has come live with Burgh Island looking for a Sous Chef Pastry to join its brigade. Quality and creativity are second to none to wow all of our customers particularly with the re-launch of the hotel and particularly the revision of all food offerings.



Prepare dishes to the highest standards of quality, safety and consistency

Ensure recipes are followed to ensure risk of cross contamination are kept to a minimum

Ensure brand standards are followed to ensure consistency of quality

Work as part of a team in preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food

Follow standards and regulations relating with cleanliness, hygiene and safety

Ensure chef is informed where food or other supplies need to be ordered

Check the quantity and quality of received products

Work with head chef to ensure departmental compliance with all relevant regulations (e.g. COSHH, HAACP, Fire & Food Hygiene)

Ensure head chef is notified of equipment malfunctions and breakdowns



To follow Hotels procedures should staff require to exit the building for any reason.

To ensure staff do not enter any unauthorised areas.

To feed back any matters of concern as soon as possible to the Hotel Manager

To comply with all relevant Health & Safety and Food Hygiene standards

Live in available, subject to availability

Fine dining experience essential

Rosette experience is preferred


Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000.00 based on 48 hours


  • Discounted or free food

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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