Recruitment for our 2017 season is NOW OPEN! Visit our 'Jobs at Acorn' tab for more information on available roles and apply now!

 At Acorn Adventure we believe in REAL ADVENTURE.

We are a leading provider for residential adventure holidays for children and family holidays across our seven centres in the UK and Europe.

Each year we recruit over 250 staff and send them out to our enviable locations. We believe in getting back to basics and using the real, natural environment to instruct and deliver activity sessions to our guests. Our staff get to make the most of these locations, whether that may be: leading a group down the Ardèche river in Southern France, hiking through the Italian Alps or windsurfing on a Spanish Beach.

We are a family business and as such our centres run like a family, with everybody living and working together on the centre. All of our food is made on site, our administrators run the finances and our assistants help with the running of our centres. At Acorn Adventure we do not just recruit activity staff; we have a range of positions for those looking for work in an outdoor environment from our catering teams and bar staff to drivers and general assistants.

Cooks needed at our centres in UK and France!

The Cook role is ideal for someone with kitchen experience looking for a new challenge as a key member of our onsite catering operation. You would be assisting with the production of three well-balanced wholesome meals a day for between 150 and 300 guests and staff.

We are looking for someone with :

  • Previous experience working a catering operation as a Cook/Chef
  • Understanding of Food Safety records
  • Basic skills such as knife skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and indpendently
  • Availability for an immediate start 

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