Fish served in a bowl on a laid table at The Grand Ballroom Restaurant at Burgh Island

Chef Jobs In Devon

You’ll find our iconic island escape in Bigbury-On-Sea, South Devon – a place where all the magic happens. The hotel was once described as a shining white ocean liner surrounded by golden beaches and silver seas; it truly is one of a kind.

If you want to work in an environment where you’ll be surrounded by enthusiastic colleagues, cheerful guests and charming views, Burgh Island is the place for you. Our hotel is now hiring for a range of chef job positions in our kitchen brigade, ranging from Chef De Partie to Head Chef.

A wide range of chef career vacancies

Burgh Island is not only a unique bucket list destination – it’s also the proud home of one of the best fine dining restaurants in Devon – and that’s why our chefs need to be creative, motivated and passionate about food.

Our seasonal menus celebrate the best of local produce, and combine with award-winning food and breathtaking views to create an unforgettable experience.

Competitive salaries and a host of benefits

Our chef roles come with great benefits, pay and support, to ensure our staff are well cared for, inside and outside of the workplace.

It’s no secret that being a member of staff on our island is something special and different – you’ll be surrounded by stunning sights, unique 1920s decor and a truly wonderful atmosphere.

All current chef roles are available as full-time, permanent jobs and all offer uniform, on-site parking, employee discount and discounted or free food during work hours.

Outside of work, we know how to spend our free time well – from paddle boarding to kayaking, cosy nights in The Pilchard Inn to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s a true lifestyle career at Burgh.

We understand that career progression is important to many, and that’s why we offer just that in exchange for our staff who provide 100 percent, have a great can-do attitude and prove to us that you’re passionate about what you do.

A unique opportunity

We truly do believe that working on Burgh Island is an experience like no other. We like to believe that our unique hotel excites our customers as much as it does our staff, every time they enter through our doors. You won’t just be part of a team, but also part of a family.

You’ll be a vital part of our team and you’ll be able to see these fabulous events up close in action – whether that’s weddings, parties or our famous Murder Mystery experiences.

We like to see our colleagues as friends, people we can spend our free time getting to know and taking part in fun island activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking or simply just kicking back in our snug Pilchard Inn pub.

Browse our chef jobs in Devon today, we’d love for you to be part of our island team.