Chef Jobs Brighton
Discover chef jobs in Brighton and Hove and read about our featured chefs in the spotlight. Our beachside city is home to pioneering food trends, time-old pubs and renowned restaurants.
With the sea and South Downs on your doorstep, you could be working with the freshest local produce in one of the most liveable cities in the UK.
A world of opportunity
When you’re looking for chef jobs in Brighton and Hove, you’ve got a huge range of restaurants and cafes to apply to. From local seafood specialists to Japanese sushi bars, French-inspired bistros and Argentinian steakhouses, the choice is yours and we are happy to share our expertise with you.
Brighton and Hove’s award-winning restaurants are inspiring places to work as a chef. To seek out the best positions in the industry, look for Great British Menu winners and Michelin plates, AA Rosette holders, Bib Gourmand eateries, BRAVO favourites, or one of Britain’s official top 100 restaurants.
Seasonal and part-time jobs
Whether you’re looking for full-time or part-time chef jobs, Brighton and Hove has lots to offer. Summer is the busiest time of year for tourists, and is a great time to find work. In winter, the fires are lit in cosy pubs, and the city’s restaurants recruit extra staff for the busy Brighton Christmas party season.
Brighton and Hove Chefs | Jobs in the Spotlight
Meet a few of our featured Brighton chefs in some of the busiest or high profile jobs in our Brighton Hospitality round up. From the Masterchef semi finalist to a Master Chef winner, from a Great British Menu winner, or to winners of the Brighton Restaurant Awards. Brighton does really have a chef for every occasion and there are plenty of stunning Brighton restaurants that have opened up in the city in 2023. You may also like our guide on how to become a chef.
Alan previously occupied the chef seat at Brighton’s most iconic landmark for over a decade.
A job not for the fainthearted, Alan managed large kitchens, had GB1 restaurant at his heart, while also catering for some of the biggest Brighton events. Alan now works as the Group Executive Chef at the Goodwood Estate.
Steven and etch. are currently the highest rated restaurant in the city according to AA. Steven is ex Masterchef winner and has positioned etch. as the go to venue for tasting menus.
Steven and etch. are consistently featured among the top 5 restaurants in Brighton and won the BRAVO best restaurant in 2019.
James Villiers was a 2016 Master Chef contender and made it to their semi final stages which is incredible. Read a really inspiring account of James’ career challenges and how he started as a local apprentice. James has worked for Ben McKellar at the Ginger Group and also the Glass House restaurant at Wickwoods country club.
James now works as the Lead Chef of the 125 club Suite at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Always in the spotlight, Michael has won the Great British Menu, he is a regular contender in the National Restaurant Awards and his job sees him run two of Brighton’s most popular restaurants: 64 Degrees & Murmur.
If you ask anyone in Brighton where they would like to eat and which Brighton chef is the most inspiring, I’m sure Michael and 64 Degrees would come close to the top of this list.
Sam and Paul Morgan have a wealth of experience behind them and they have uniquely positioned neighbourhood favourite Fourth and Church (restaurant, wine bar and shop) as a go to destination across Brighton.
How to find chef jobs in Brighton and Hove
Restaurants Brighton Jobs is the leading local website for chef jobs in Brighton and Hove which means that we can introduce you to the best opportunities across the city. We work directly with local restaurants, new restaurants, hotels, pubs and cafes, and we’re among the first to know when new chef jobs become available. RBJ is also purely dedicated to the hospitality industry.
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