Kitchen Porter


Full Time Posted 08 July 2024

About the Role

Kitchen Porter

Location: Beaulieu Road , Lyndhurst

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Competitive Salary, plus Tronc

We are currently seeking for a Kitchen Porter to join our passionate kitchen brigade at Lime Wood.

Lime Wood is a 33-bedroom boutique country house set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. It is laid-back 5* luxury at its best, with Chefs Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder at the helm of the kitchen and a wellness spa within the grounds.

Why join us?

We give our teams a great place to work that is fun, professional, and just little bit different.

At the heart of what we do and why we do it is our consideration for your work life balance. Compassion, consideration, and patience is the motto. Standards are clear, ambition is high. We understand our team and support them to achieve their goals.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Meals on duty – We are an ethical business committed to the best staff food in the industry.
  • 35% discount on food, beverages & treatments at Lime Wood.
  • Take home goods – cost price.
  • Perkbox – employee discount scheme with access to more than a hundred daily rewards ranging from free food in major UK restaurants, to movie tickets and high street clothing brands.
  • Range of learning & development opportunities

Plus, much more…

To view our full range of perks, visit our ‘Why join us’ section on our career’s webpage:

About the role:

As Kitchen Porter, you will play a vital role in maintain the efficient set up and service of our busy kitchen.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure kitchen utensils, crockery and equipment is clean and well-stocked.
  • Mop floors and wipe down kitchen surfaces.
  • Check machinery and kitchen equipment is clean and in good working order. Report any faults to the Head Chef.
  • Empty bins and ensure materials are being recycled.
  • Clean and polish glasses ready for service.

About you:

Experience working in a kitchen as a Porter or similar role is beneficial but not essential. Full training will be provided.

Commitment and the ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment is a must. All applicants must be able to work on their feet through their shift.

We are a founder member of the Hoteliers Charter aimed at raising the profile of hospitality, advocating working in hotels as a great career choice, for more information visit

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Who we are...

Lime Wood is laid-back luxury at its best – a stunning building set in the middle of the forest landscape. A multi-award-winning 5-star 33 bed hotel with everything from our Herb House Spa to a Green house guests can eat in. Set in the heart of The New Forest National Park and 1 mile from the village of Lyndhurst

The Hartnett Holder & Co. restaurant has a different approach to hospitality – fine dining has been thrown out and replaced with a fun dining experience which includes seasonal, locally sourced and fresh British food with an Italian twist. There’s no need for a suit and tie here! The team at Lime Wood provide the highest level of service within a relaxed environment, making our guest feel truly at home.