Field Chef

at The Bushcraft Company (view profile)
Location Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cheshire, Kent, York and Kettering, United Kingdom
Date Posted 11th January 2019
Category Chef
In the field
Job Type Contract/short-term


The Bushcraft Company is a leading provider of outdoor education in the UK, we’re looking for remarkable people to join our ever-growing team of outdoor instructors, field chefs, estate managers and support staff for our May - October season.

At the heart of our camps situated within our beautiful secluded woodland estates, our Field Chef are responsible for preparing our delicious approved meals from our menu catering for our residential students and staff members. Working with us you will have a unique experience to cook in our outdoor kitchens, over our camp fires and use our pizza ovens inspiring and introducing children to food giving them a truly unique wilderness experience they’ll never forget.

  • No experience required as full training is provided
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free pitch sites available across our estates
  • No uniform charges
  • Good opportunities for progression in to other season and full-time roles


Locations available:

Blenheim Palace, Boughton Woods, Castle Howard, Cholmondeley Castle, Cornbury Park, Cuffley Camp, Knebworth House, Penshurst Place and West Dean College

To apply please submit an online application on 

Rates of Pay:

Under 21: £81.60 Average Day Rate For Residential Course

Over 21: £101.92 Average Day Rate For Residential Course

Over 25: £108.09 Average Day Rate For Residential Course

For any queries contact: [email protected]

Call: 03332000612 Option 2 Recruitment

Closing date: 15.04.19

Selection & Appointment Process: Candidates will be required to complete The Bushcraft Company pre-camp training programme. All appointments are subject to satisfactory training attendance, references and enhanced DBS Status.

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.