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Join Our Family!

We are always looking for talented and passionate people to join River Cottage. If you would like to apply to work with us please email with your CV and covering letter and we'll be in touch soon.

We love our people just as much as we love our food & it’s provenance. Whether you are a Chef or want to join our Front of House team, we want you to love working for us so we offer a variety of flexible shift patterns & strive to offer a great work life balance.

Not all of our vacancies are restaurant based. If you share our values and think that you could be a brilliant asset to our team at HQ then let us know!

We work with the best ingredients the South West has to offer, as nearly all our menu is created fresh. Working closely with our suppliers, our chefs have creative freedom on our specials board with the guidance of our executive chef Gelf Alderson.


The River Cottage Mission Statement and Company Ethos

To teach and inspire people to grow, source and cook food in ways that enhance their lives, increase their well being and connect them more closely to natural, sustainable and ethical sources of food.

To do all of the above in a company guided by principles that are ethical, sustainable and respectful. To look after our team in a way that is nurturing and that helps to further their life goals.

Our Benefits

Visits to local suppliers & River Cottage HQ

Share of our service charge tipping system in addition to your pay rate.

30% discount in our restaurants

Paid annual leave & pension scheme

Opportunities to grow your career within our restaurants & HQ

Unlimited free places on our cookery and lifestyle courses & reduced rates for friends & family