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Welcome to Tortworth Estate Shop - Quality Local Produce!

Full Time Supervising Chef Required!

Tortworth, South Gloucestershire

We are a popular farm shop and café producing high standards of food using home grown fresh local produce.

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Chef to come fully on board and take ownership of our popular café managing a small team of kitchen assistants to deliver a great customer experience.


  • Daily preparation and organisation for the main menu, specials to an excellent standard.

  • Ensure all customer requirements and management responsibilities are delivered in-line with the company policy.

  • Developing, creating and costing a range of seasonal dishes and menus.

  • Budgetary management, financial planning and forecasting.

  • Lead, motivate and develop a small team of kitchen staff to ensure a smooth running of the kitchen.

  • Maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness, record keeping and statuary requirements.

  • Regular management meetings.

  • Help support the Manager in delivering high standards of food quality and service.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a genuine passion for fresh British produce and quality service.

  • Have the drive and enthusiasm to take on this position and have a passion for cooking fresh dishes and bringing new ideas to the table.

  • Have proven leadership & communication skills to able to manage their own small team.

  • Be friendly and positive.

  • Be Self motivated and able to work in a busy environment.

  • Be well organised and have the ability to work off their own initiative.

  • Have a good understanding of cost control measures and their relationship to financial targets.

  • Hold an Intermediate food hygiene certificate (Advanced level desirable)

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Working with fresh seasonal home-grown and local produce.

  • This exciting full time opportunity (based on 45 hours/week Wednesday- Sunday)

  • Day time hours of work.

  • 21 days holiday entitlement plus Bank Holidays

  • Regular monthly salary (negotiable depending on experience)

  • Opportunity to pay in to a pension scheme.

  • Learning and training opportunities.

  • 5% Staff discount

Our business is trusted and respected. We believe that people are the engine of their organisation and create opportunities.  If you are a forward thinking Head Chef, who is able to form strong working relationships and actively contribute towards menu development please send an up to date copy of your CV to:

Tortworth Estate Shop, Box Walk, Tortworth, Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8HF






Sunday 18th January 2015


Homemade Soup of the Day. 

Pate with Brown toast & Chutney Homemade Soup of the Day.

Alex Oxpsrings air dried ham, honeydrew & cantaloupe melon with a mint dressing. 


Home-reared Roast Beef & Yorkshire Pudding served with Traditional Roast Potatoes & Roasted Root Vegetables.

Roast Lamb & Mint Sauce served with Traditional Roast Potatoes & Roasted Root Vegetables.

Poached Cod with Garlic Butter seved with New Potatoes & Mixed Green Vegetables.

Mushroom Tagliatelle with Garlic Bread.


Homemade Desserts - see dessert board

Selection of cheese served with biscuits & Chutney (Supplement £1.00) 




  We are a award winning, local family run farm shop in Gloucestershire which started trading in September, 2003, in 2012 we opened our cafe The Farmers Table. Just off Junction 14 of M5 between Bristol and Gloucester.

We are passionate about food and farming and to ensure that we sell the highest quality produce we select each product personally. We love what we do and like to pass on our knowledge and information to you making sure you leave with a smile.

We are very excited to be able to serve our produce as well now.

 We look forward to seeing you soon!


We have vouchers available for any of our events or for a fixed amount to be redeemed within the Farm Shop or Farmers Table.

For birthdays or any celebration the vouchers are a great present.

Please ask any of the staff!


Tortworth Estate Farm Shop - Gloucestershire Farm Shop & Cafe

If you have ever seen an inspirational stack of your favourite cheese and wondered where to get one from... Look No Further!!


We can create a bespoke stack of cheeses decorated to your special requirements for any event.


Thank you to every body who attended our Open Farm Sunday event in conjunction with The Tortworth Estate, Tortworth Plants, Tortworth School, and Tortworth Church. We had a really great day here with 1500 people attending.

A special thank you also to Alex Lovell our local news reporter who kindly opened the event.




     THE MENU!

Breakfast menu now includes Jess's Ladies yogurt with fruit compote as well as the newly named traditional breakfasts depending on how hungry you are.

  • The Farmers Full,
  • The Stockmans,
  • The Drovers Baguette,
  • The Little Farmer.

Our lunch menu still contains our tasty and fresh daily specials but now also includes; The Farmers Table Club Sandwich. 

As well as our large selection of homemade cakes and biscuits.


9th June 2013
9th June 2013


MARCH 2014

The cattle are all in, eating lots of silage, barley and maize that we grew for them. Working in the wet and wind is very The Farm. waering but we are lucky we have not suffered the dreadful floods and damage other farmers have encountered. We are looking forward to a few bright clear mornings that make the job go with a flow and put a spring in our step.

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