Careers at The Bedford Hotel

We’re a busy team here at The Bedford Hotel in the heart of Tavistock, and we are always on the look-out for new team-players who share our passion for great customer service, fabulous surroundings, hard work, and a little fun! We are open every day of the year, from early until late, so you’ll need to be flexible and have reliable transport (unless you live within easy walking distance, or the vacancy is advertised as having live-in accommodation available). In return, we offer competitive rates of pay, and meals whilst on duty.

Chef de Partie (full time)

An ideal “next step” for a chef with some previous experience and a desire to learn and progress.  You’ll be working as part of an award-winning team, with plenty of opportunity to develop your skills, with the added benefit of working with the very best local, seasonal ingredients. Good rate of pay, and live-in accommodation may be available.

Commis / Trainee Chef (full time)

If you’re looking to take a first step (or next step) in your career as a chef, this is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning team working with the finest local ingredients, in a busy and supportive setting. A little experience in a related role would be helpful, but full training will be provided.  Apprenticeship may be considered, and live-in accommodation may be available.

  • To apply for a position at The Bedford Hotel, please e-mail your CV and covering note
  • For chef vacancies, unless specified, contact Mike Palmer, Executive Chef – 01822 892300 or
  • For all other vacancies, e-mail Leanne Wills, General Manager –
  • For vacancies at our sister hotel, the Two Bridges Hotel on Dartmoor, click here