vacancy details

CHEF

Company:
Jockey Club Racecourse

Location:
Exeter Racecourse, Devon

Benefits:
£££

Start:
October onwards

Duration:
Various events throughout the year

Description

Be part of our winning team at Exeter Racecourse!
As a member of Jockey Club Catering, part of Compass Group, you will be part of ensuring that all of our 3000 guests have a day out to remember!
Many of our catering team return every season to work all 15 of our exciting race days. From the prestigious Bet Victor Haldon Gold Cup to the incredibly lively New Year's Day race meeting, you're sure guarunteed to feel the atmosphere at Exeter Racecourse!


As a chef you will be contributing to the efficient running of one of our many kitchens. You will have the skills and passion to produce great food. You will be able to work independently or as part of a team whilst ensuring that you adhere to food health and hygiene regulations.

Requirements

You must be self motivated and have the ability to work in a pressurised environment.

  • NVQ level 1 / 2 in food preparation or equivalent
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Experience is essential.




Set in a stunning location surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside, Exeter Racecourse prides itself on being one of the UK's most progressive tracks. The site has excellent facilities and transport links to match competitive racing throughout the National Hunt Season. 

Exeter Racecourse's renowned conference and events centre is open throughout the year - the Haldon Stand is the perfect venue for any corporate or private event - conferences, meetings, seminars, tradeshows, exhibitions, private dinners, parties, balls, weddings and outdoor events. 


Jockey Club Racecourses 
Jockey Club Racecourses own and operates 15 racecourses in the UK. As well as staging some of the highest quality racing in the country, we own some of the country's most inspiring and flexible spaces for holding conferences, concerts and exhibitions as well as many other events.

How to find us:

By Car
Exeter Racecourse is situated just 5 miles on from the end of the M5 southbound, along the A38 (Exeter to Plymouth). The racecourse is situated at the top of Haldon Hill and is clearly signposted from all directions. Once you have arrived, you will find ample free parking just a short walk from the main entrance. (Use EX6 7XS as the sat nav friendly postcode with which to find us.

By Train
There is a direct train link between London Paddington and Exeter St.Davids (journey time approx. 2 hours). Depending on your time of travel, a taxi up to the racecourse will take about 25 minutes – to receive an exclusive discount on a taxi fare to or from the Racecourse, book Gemini Taxis on (01392) 666666 and quote "EX1". 

By Bus
There is a free race day bus service to Exeter Racecourse from Exeter St. Davids Rail Station and Exeter City Bus Station. Please note that the service is available on a strictly first-come, first-serve basis.

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