Food & Beverage Assistant

Food & Beverage Assistant

£8.75 per hour
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Applications will be shortlisted as and when submitted

Dartington Hall is an inspiring venue offering excellent customer service. We aspire to deliver innovative, sustainable and creative hospitality that challenges industry standards whilst embracing the values of the Dartington Hall Trust.

We are looking for people who enjoy working in a customer facing role, with a flexible, can do attitude, to join our hardworking food and beverage team to deliver excellent customer service to all our visitors.

Whilst working across multiple locations within the Dartington Estate, such as, the White Hart bar and restaurant, The Roundhouse Café or as part of our events team. You’ll meet and greet customers, share your knowledge of our changing menu and engage with them at every opportunity.

You’ll have knowledge about different types of food and a curiosity and drive to want to learn more.

Ideally you will have previous hospitality experience, both behind the bar and within a restaurant environment.  Barista training would definitely be an advantage. However, most importantly is an ability and willingness to learn and undertake further training where required

If you have high cleaning standards, an eye for detail and believe in exceeding customer expectations, we would love to hear from you.

Due to the nature of the business, we are looking for individuals with a flexible approach to their working week. Both weekday, evenings and weekend work will be required.

 Applications will be short listed as and when they come in. Please submit a covering letter with your CV. If you have been shortlisted, you will be contacted via telephone for a brief discussion. If successful you will then be brought in for an interview.

Due to the amount of applications we receive, we are regrettably not able to respond to all applicants. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please assume you’re  application has not been successful.  


The Dartington Hall Trust is a remarkable, many-sided organisation with a fascinating history and significant future potential. We have a progressive tradition of using our 1200 acre estate to stimulate and nurture new thinking and activities that can help to improve the world we live in.  Dartington continues to forge a path that seeks to explore both individual disciplines such as learning, arts, agriculture, enterprise and social justice, and the broader notion of how they can be brought together to help create more fulfilling lives and a better society.

To apply for this post please send your CV or completed application form to along with a Supporting Statement outlining the reason for your interest in the role and Dartington, and what you believe you could bring to the role. This is a key element of the decision making process so please take the time to put together the Supporting Statement as without it your application is likely to be at a disadvantage.