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We have proudly placed No.1 in the “Top 100 Best Companies to work for in the UK”– Join us as a Trainee Chef and we can offer you a package of up to £600 per week including Tip Jar!

At Hickory’s Smokehouse, we can provide award-winning training, amazing progression opportunities, highly competitive salaries and a host of tasty benefits as a Trainee Chef – To put a long story short, you commit to us, and we will invest in you. Big time.

Benefits of being a Hickory’s Trainee Chef

  • Competitive Trainee Chef pay including ‘section cross training’ pay increases
  • Earn up to £3.00 per hour on top of your hourly pay with our generous Tip Jar from our guests
  • The chance to work in one of our £250k bespoke built kitchens
  • 25% discount for you and 5 friends at all of our restaurants (including Barlounge & Upstairs at the Grill in Chester). This will increase to 50% discount for loyal service
  • Birthday reward - A meal on us for you and your friends every year
  • Superb training & progression opportunities with The Hickory’s Academy
  • Qualification opportunities whilst working (Up to A Level and Degree level equivalent)
  • FREE BBQ / Team food and authentic sodas while on shift
  • Christmas Day off work every year
  • Paid occasion days off (Wedding Day, Kid’s first day at school, Moving into your first house and more!)
  • The Red Zone – Our pledge to work life balance
  • Up to £500 refer a friend scheme

And more!!!

How to apply

Simply email with your cv and/or covering letter.

Job Details


Llandrillo-yn-Rhos / Rhos-on-Sea






Lletygarwch ac Arlwyo / Hospitality & Catering


Closing Date


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