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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE? ARE YOU HARD-WORKING? PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD?  If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, the world’s most complete dockyard from the age of sail, for a Cook Manager to join our visitor catering team.

Our food offer is fresh, cooked from scratch and beautifully presented.  Excellent culinary skills are therefore required, along with a passion for giving our visitors the best possible dining experience.  You will be working with a team of dedicated and experienced staff and you will report to the Retail, Catering and Front of House Manager.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be an absolute foodie with a chef background – this is a very hands-on role and you will be required to prepare, cook and plate up delicious food
  • Be able to provide exceptional standards in all aspects of food service; attention to detail is vital
  • Be able to demonstrate a proven track record in a high volume, quality, catering establishment
  • Have excellent communication skills and a cheerful character
  • Be an innovative person with a positive out going disposition and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Have a proven track record of continually improving standards and achieving targets
  • Be required to maintain high standards of safety, hygiene, discipline and full compliance with current legislative requirements

The Historic Dockyard is one of the UK’s leading visitor attractions, with many prestigious awards.  Don’t miss your chance to become part of our team.

Please send your completed application to David Johnson on

Deadline for applications:  2nd February 2018