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Chef de Partie

We are looking for enthusiastic Chef de Parties of all levels who want to develop their skills and careers, making everything from charcuterie to ferments and sourdough.

River Cottage is an organic farm, renowned for our commitment to seasonal, local, organic food and sustainable, ethical sourcing. We produce as much of the food as we can right here on the farm, catering for a very varied range of events, from tasting menu feasts, to Sunday lunches and cookery courses, as well as weddings and bespoke events.


This is a full time position with an average of only 2 nights a week & free parking on site. You will need to be able to travel to and from our rural location.

Job Title Chef de Partie

Reporting to Head Chef

Location River Cottage HQ, EX13 8TB

Job Type Permanent, Full Time

Salary £30,000 - £32,000 depending on experience

To apply, please send a letter explaining why you are suitable for this role and attach your CV to

Due to the amount of CVs/applications we receive we will only be back in touch if we wish to progress further with your application.

River Cottage Mission Statement:


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.

Company Ethos:

To do all 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.

We love our people just as much as we love our food & it’s provenance. River Cottage is an equal opportunities employer committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees are comfortable to be who they are, no matter their identity.