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Why work at Darwin Escapes?

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Mark Martin, Senior Search Strategist

Darwin Escapes is a relatively new brand, and it is very exciting to be part of the project to create an offering which is significantly different from what is offered by anyone else in the industry. It is also a great company to work for, with all of the training and tools provided to help me progress further in my career and make a difference to the company. It is a genuine pleasure to come to work everyday.

Chef Jobs in the UK – What Darwin Escapes can offer you


With restaurants at half of our locations across the UK, the opportunity is there to work for Darwin Escapes at a wide range of destinations across the UK. If you have a passion for food, Darwin Escapes is the ideal place for you to grown and nurture that passion.

Chefs - Work at a 5* Holiday Resort or Lodge Retreat

Somerset is home to two of our five-star locations, Bath Mill Lodge Retreat offers unpretentious fine dining, from baked goats cheese to ham hock terrine, you will help to create some fabulous meals for our guests. Located in a 350 year old, renovated, water mill adds that extra magic to your working day, in a fast paced and friendly environment. Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa is a family favourite with our holiday guests and holiday home owners, who you will come to know as regulars, with Kellermans offering mouth-watering burgers and sizzling steaks, this friendly and bustling environment will have you loving your work days.

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is located along the Devon/Dorset boarder and offers a fantastic new challenge, with The Beeches Restaurant offering fine dining for chef’s in Axminster. You can help to create some of these mouth-watering dishes, including seafood linguini or a delicious rump of lamb, along with some delectable desserts, with a changing menu you will never get bored of creating new dishes for our guests and holiday home owners.

The Copper Fells Bar & Brasserie at our new Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, offers a fabulous opportunity for chef’s in Cumbria to create outstanding food. Surrounded by the enchanting mountains of the Lake District to inspire your kitchen creativeness. The Copper Fells uses locally sourced ingredients to create mouth-watering dishes, including roast butternut squash and a braised shoulder of Cumbrian lamb, as well as delicious desserts, grilled meats and lunch meals for our wonderful holiday guests.

There is an abundant of chef’s jobs in North Wales, and Darwin Escapes has two fantastic and family friendly locations, where you can hone your skills in well equipped kitchens. Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park is located along the coast, with the Horizon Restaurant offering family favourites, classic Sunday roast dinners and lunch menu options for our holiday home owners and guests. Nestled in the Denbighshire countryside, New Pines Holiday Home Park is a luxurious park near Dyserth, with a mix of holiday guests and holiday home owners, who you will come to know as regulars in the onsite restaurant. Offering family favourites, classic Sunday roast dinners, grilled meats and light lunch meals, you can be assured that the fresh ingredients are awaiting you to create a beautiful meal.

Darwin Escapes have two luxurious destinations in Cornwall. Piran Meadows is an award winning, five-star location surrounded by the rolling meadows of the understated Cornish countryside, but still only a few minutes away from the sparkling sandy beaches of Newquay. Offering family favourites at The View Bistro, you will be able to help create dishes including succulent steaks, beautiful pies and mouth-watering burgers for our wonderful holiday guests. In Bude, is our Sandymouth Holiday Resort, having recently undergone an extensive renovation, you will be able to help create a brand new experience for our wonderful holiday guests. With a brand new kitchen and facilities, our location is sure to be a chef’s dream, offering family favourites, delicious main meals, decadent desserts and beautiful light lunches in breath-taking surroundings.

Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park has been a UK favourite holiday destination for over 50 years, but don’t let that fool you, our facilities and kitchen equipment are first class, creating a dream job for chef’s in Dorset. Close to Brighton and Torquay, Swanage Bay View offers you a work destination like no other, with breath-taking views of the Jurassic Coast from the onsite Patties Gourmet Burger House & Grill. Here you will help create American-style cuisine, from decked out burgers to deliciously grilled steaks, and with a first class kitchen, you will want for nothing while growing your passion for deliciously created food.

Located on the Isle of Wight, Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is surrounded with inspiration, with foodie havens such as Ventnor and Cowes, our wonderful retreat is the place to be. With a choice of 3 restaurants onsite, the family favourite Kellermans Restaurant, where you can help create innovative and modern British food for our guests. The Braai is an inspired dining experience, a South African BBQ restaurant located on outside on the grounds, and during the warmer months you can test your skills at Pizza Alfresco, on the wood fire oven. With so much choice your passion can only grow stronger while working at Woodside Bay, you can help to create mouth-watering food for our wonderful holiday guests.

Why Darwin Escapes?


Darwin Escapes can offer you career progression, beautiful scenery to work in, a fantastic friendly and fast paced environment to really challenge your skills. Along with our employee benefits, you can help to create the food that drives you, learning new skills along the way through our Darwin Academy, and continually growing your knowledge.


With so many locations across the country there is sure to be a position perfect for you, why not upload your CV now or take a look at our available chef jobs in the UK above.

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