Chef Academy

  • Job Reference: 00001437-1
  • Date Posted: 7 December 2023
  • Recruiter: Butlins Minehead
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  • Location: Butlins Minehead Jobs
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Do you enjoy learning new skills, getting stuck in and being a part of something that is totally unique? 

The Butlin’s Chef Academy is a development programme like no other that will give you the skills to set you up in your career as a chef. 

Whether you have never worked in a kitchen before and don’t know your julienne from your brunouise (they are both ways of cutting stuff), or you have started your career and want to challenge yourself to learn from the best, the Butlin’s Chef Academy will give you an experience unique in the world of hospitality. 

Not only that, you will be doing it in a business where we truly care for each other and our passion is in building careers that create smiles. 

This is an amazing opportunity to join a programme where you will earn and learn, work towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship and alsoget to take part in some amazingly exciting chef experiences. 

From attending our two week residential chef academy, to going out to meet our suppliers and doing masterclasses with leading chefs, this academy is like nothing else out there. 

Butlin’s is a place where people create memories that last a lifetime, and a big part of that is the amazing food and drink on offer for them when they are with their friends and families, relaxing, celebrating or just being with each other. 

On each resort, we have a wide range of restaurants, food offerings and menus to cater for all tastes and desires, and as a part of the academy, you will get the chance to work in all of them, developing the skills needed to deliver such a diverse array of dishes. 

The academy programme and apprenticeship last 12-18 months, after which you will be ready to step up into your next role as a chef within one of our restaurants 

The Butlin’s Chef Academy is going to elevate your skills, knowledge and experience to totally new levels and give you a career that will get you fired up! 

Places are limited so click on the link below to find out how you can get ahead of the curve. 

About You

No experience is necessary! We are looking for candidates who are energetic and enthusiastic, high spirited and fun loving and who will understand their role and the value they can add to the guest and the team experience.


If one of these opportunities sounds perfect for you, we would love to hear from you! To apply, we will ask you to submit your CV and tell us about which role you’re interested in. One of our team will then give you a call to find out a bit more about you. Should you have any general questions about these roles or require and adjustments for this process, you can email