Head Chef

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Head Chef – £38k - £42k per annum 

Clock Barn, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7RB 

Full Time   

Start Date - ASAP 

Please submit a covering letter with your application 

Situated in beautiful country surroundings, this idyllic barn wedding venue in Hampshire is a truly wonderful place to celebrate. At Clock Barn, we believe that your wedding should be extra special, and each and every detail should be planned just as you wish. Choose from a number of unique barn settings in which to say ‘I do’, design your very own wedding menu and add your personal touch to the style and décor of the day, wowing your guests with a wedding that’s simply you.  

Artemis are looking for a passionate Head Chef based at Clock Barn, the successful candidate must be self-motivated, have a passion for good food and service, calm under pressure and be able to work in a small team. Experience in weddings and conferences, 100+ covers, fine dining, together with a strong background in food led establishments. 


  • 2 years’ experience in a similar position used to providing for 100+ covers using fresh ingredients 

  • A proven track record, with good references to support your CV 

  • An understanding of HACCP from ordering, delivery checks, temperature recording and general management duties required for such a position 

  • Good communication skills together with having the ability to work with emails, files and spreadsheets (laptop will be provided) 

  • Own transport is essential due to the location 

  • Candidates must be eligible to work full-time in the UK 


  • Day to day management of your venue kitchen, providing the finest fresh ingredients to clients  

  • The ability to work with our allergens policy and kitchen management package 

  • The ability to be hands on with all aspects of running a busy kitchen in order to maintain the high standards of cleanliness  

  • Managing your kitchen team, rota planning and holidays 

  • Daily ordering from suppliers, monthly stock takes 

  • Reporting regularly to the Group Executive Head Chef, day to day report to the General Manager 

  • Communication with the General Manager and Event Managers on site 

  • Managing our Checkit food recording through the portal (full training given)   

  • Some lone working  

Benefits of working with us- 

  • Exceptional hours with only a few late nights – 45 hrs per week 

  • Full uniform provided and laundered 

  • Food hygiene training will be given to level 3 standard 

  • Having the ability to see and work at other venues across our estate   

  • Working in modern fitted kitchens with quality equipment using fresh ingredients 

  • We use Checkit as our everyday food management system giving you confidence in managing a busy kitchen. 

  • The ability to plan and test new dishes as part of our commitment to chef training 

  • Competitive rates of pay 

  • Company bonus scheme 

  • Pension scheme 

Artemis is a company that is proud to provide the finest quality, modern British food and drink to high end wedding clients, across 13 beautiful, privately owned estates around the UK. Clock Barn and Artemis have successful partnered over a number of years, operating an elegant wedding venue with demanding clientele who expect nothing but the highest levels of service and everlasting memories. Visit our website at https://weareartemis.co.uk/  

Please submit a covering letter with your application  

Salary £38k - £42k per annum   

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