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Paul Wilcox, Maintenance and Grounds Manager

I have worked at Piran Meadows for just over 1 year and since starting at a newly refurbished park, the opportunities that I have been given to improve my skills and knowledge for my development have been endless. Working at Piran is refreshing and rewarding I enjoy my work and the daily challenges that each day brings.

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Devon, Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is a luxurious and tranquil resort, yet only a 10 minute drive from the vibrant and beautiful seaside town of Lyme Regis and a range of other popular and lively tourist destinations. The Resort is based in the beautiful Axe Valley, and whilst the environment is beautiful and tranquil, there are a range of amenities and facilities at the stunning 5 star retreat. The resort is a popular destination for people seeking relaxation, and in 2016 received the coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence thanks to the luxury accommodation and amazing onsite spa and hydrotherapy pool. Amongst the resorts many facilities are the steam room and sauna, a modern gym with a range of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment and an additional exercise room. The Beeches Restaurant at Hawkchurch is regarded as a fine dining eatery, with a classic yet quirky interior design; it is open to the public as well as holiday lodge owners and holidaymakers. The evening menu contains a range of starters and mains, including dishes such as Seafood Linguini and Potted Smoked Mackerel.

Working as a Chef at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa in Devon As a chef at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, you will enjoy a competitive salary and a number of staff benefits, including a reduced rate on holidays and breaks across Darwin Escapes' 20 resorts (subject to availability) and free use of the onsite gym.

As a chef, kitchen staff or member of the catering team at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, you can expect:

  • Great Rates of Pay
  • A range of Employee Benefits
  • A tight-knit & Professional Team
  • Opportunities to Develop Your Career
  • Use of the onsite Gym
  • Discounted Darwin Escapes Holidays
  • Chefs are a very important element in the resort’s team, providing an integral part of the overall holiday experience that we are proud to offer at Piran Meadows Resort & Spa. All kitchen staff work together as part of a team and often become friends for life, such is the team’s working environment, with everyone working towards the same goal of providing customers with the best experience possible. Please see our current list of vacancies above.

    We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic chefs and kitchen staff, so please feel free to get in touch with us even if you don’t see a specific vacancy advertised. Chefs looking for live-in jobs & onsite accommodation – this is evaluated on a case by case basis, so if you are interested in live-in chef jobs, please contact us. With 19 other resorts across stunning parts of England and North Wales, if we can’t offer accommodation at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, there is a possibility that we can offer live-in chef roles elsewhere. Please get in touch for more information.

    Who are Darwin Escapes?

    Darwin Escapes were established as a brand in 2015 and since then have developed and grown to become one of the leading companies in the UK travel industry. With a portfolio of 20 beautiful resorts across England and North Wales, each with its own unique and quirky character and taste, we have established ourselves as industry leaders in the UK holiday market.

    Our mission statement is – “To create and provide an experience that enables our customers to carve memories that last a lifetime, in a safe and secure environment.” An exciting company to work for, as we continue to expand, we are able to generate a number of potential career paths for our current members of staff.

    All of our kitchen staff from Head Chefs to Dishwashers are regarded as an integral component in our efforts to consistently achieve our mission statement. Contact us today and see how Darwin Escapes can take your career to the next level…

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