Are you passionate about hospitality

and committed to providing your customers with a first-class experience every time?

Does the thought of cooking with seasonal ingredients and working hand-in-hand with local suppliers whet your creative appetite? Are you looking to work in a fantastic team environment and to hone your skills within the pub sector? Are you looking for the next step in your career?

Then you could be a hidden Gem

Whether your skills lie front of house, behind the bar, in leadership & management, or are more at home in the kitchen, we are always on the look-out for fresh talent. The chances are we may have the hospitality job for you.

What are the benefits of being a Gem? Other than a competitive salary, discounts on food and recruitment incentive schemes, while you work we will give you free meals, the support, training and development courses to help you achieve your goals and all of this packaged in a fun but professional setting.

Sound like the step in the right direction for your career?

Take a look at our current hospitality jobs:

Roaming Chef

Across all sites

We are looking for a friendly, organised and enthusiastic Roaming Chef to join the Little Gems Team. You will have Junior sous level experience, fantastic leadership skills and come from a structured culinary background. Travelling around our different sites, as and when requested, you will be quick to adapt to our five individual kitchens. You will feel confident providing assistance to the Head Chefs when their sous chefs are absent and vice versa, work alongside our Sous Chefs to lead the kitchen in the absence of Head Chefs.

The benefits? Enjoy a competitive salary, travel expenses (based on location) and the opportunity for career progression.

Please note, due to the nature of this job, a full valid driving license will is required.

CVs to millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Handy Man

Across all sites

We are looking for a Part-time/ Full-time handyman/maintenance star to help us across our pubs in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. We require a good all-rounder as you will be tasked with light electrical, plumbing, painting/decorating and gardening duties in addition to general maintenance. This may suit a person who is semi-retired.

If you are interested please get in contact with millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Assistant Manager

THE SWAN INN MK

We are looking for a friendly, organised and energetic Assistant Manager, with exceptional attention to detail to help with the day to day management of The Swan MK. As part of the team, you will have the skills to ensure that our quality and high levels of customer service are maintained. You will feel confident helping to lead the team, jumping behind the bar or looking after sections in the restaurant, in addition to providing management relief in the absence of the General and Deputy manager. Have you come from a pub background or similar. Are looking for your next step with the possibility of progression?

CVs to millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Sous Chef

THE SWAN INN MK

We are on the hunt for a motivated & enthusiastic Sous Chef for the open kitchen of our award-winning gastropub.
You will thrive on working with seasonal and local produce, be able to focus on the job to hand, whilst always maintaining the back of house disciplines and standards. As second in command,  you will feel at home confidently running the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence. You will jump at the opportunity to provide your input into seasonally changing menus and use your creativity to assist with daily specials.

If you have previous experience, are a team player, committed to your career development and enjoy a challenge – then this could be the ideal role for you.

(Excellent benefits, fantastic team environment, ongoing training & future career prospects. For more information & details on salary, do not hesitate to contact us.)

CVs to millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Chef de Partie

THE SWAN MK VILLAGE

Are you a talented individual that is looking for a Chef De Partie position? This role is for someone who can provide excellent support to our kitchen team. You will be operating as an assistant to the senior chefs, preparing food and running/maintaining a section during service. We will be capable of thriving in a busy kitchen, staying focused on the job to hand, whilst always retaining the back of house disciplines and standards. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a professional kitchen environment, be a team player, and have a passion for food. There is also the opportunity for you to give your input into developing the daily specials and opportunities for career progression. Possibility to live in also available.

CVs to millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Chef de Partie

THE SWAN INN DENHAM & THE SWAN MK VILLAGE

Are you a talented individual that is looking for a Chef De Partie position at a food led pub? This role is for someone who can support our small but busy kitchen team. You will be operating as an assistant to the senior chefs, preparing food and running/maintaining a section during service. We are looking for an individual who can thrive in a busy kitchen, keeping focused on the job to hand, whilst always retaining the back of house disciplines and standards. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a professional kitchen environment, be a team player, and have a passion for food. There is also the opportunity for you to give your input into developing the daily specials and opportunities for career progression.

CVs to millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Sous Chef

THE SWAN INN DENHAM

We are on the hunt for a motivated & enthusiastic Sous Chef for our small but mighty kitchen brigade at our award-winning pub.
You will thrive on working with seasonal and local produce, be able to focus on the job to hand, whilst always maintaining the back of house disciplines and standards. As second in command,  you will feel at home confidently running the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence. You will jump at the opportunity to provide your input into seasonally changing menus and use your creativity to assist with daily specials.

If you have previous experience, are a team player, committed to your career development and enjoy a challenge – then this could be the ideal role for you.

(Excellent benefits, fantastic team environment, ongoing training & future career prospects. For more information & details on salary, do not hesitate to contact us.)

CVs to millie@littlegemscountrydining.co.uk

Front of House (Bar & Floor)

VARIOUS SITES

Are you passionate about serving up top notch dishes with a smile? Are you a dab hand behind the bar? Can you pour the perfect drink? Why not become a Gem! We are always on the hunt for front of house staff to work in our beautiful pubs

Positions available at the following sites:

The Swan Inn MK CVs to Adam: info@theswan-mkvillage.co.uk
The Chequers CVs to Alan: info@chequers-ampthill.co.uk
The Park Pub & Kitchen CVs to Millie: info@theparkbedford.co.uk
The Swan Inn Denham CVs to Mark: info@swaninndenham.co.uk
The Old Queens Head CVs to Tina: info@oldqueensheadpenn.co.uk

Kitchen Porters

VARIOUS SITES

Kitchen porters We are on the hunt for Kitchen Porters to come and join our kitchen teams.Your responsibility? Maintain our high levels of cleanliness and hygiene before, throughout and after service, assisting the chefs where necessary. Training and career progression opportunities available. Experience is a bonus but not essential as training can be provided. The role can be flexible for the right candidate(s). If you are looking for permanent, temporary, full time/part time work then please get in touch.

The Swan Inn MK CVs to Adam: info@theswan-mkvillage.co.uk
The Park Pub & Kitchen CVs to Millie: info@theparkbedford.co.uk
The Swan Inn Denham CVs to Mark : info@swaninndenham.co.uk
The Old Queens Head CVs to Tina: info@oldqueensheadpenn.co.uk