Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Lord/Lady of the Pantry & Cellar (Food & Beverage Supervisor)

LOCATION: Lympne Castle, Hythe

Job Description:

Are you passionate about delivering exceptional dining experiences in a historic setting? Do you have a flair for delivering great service and motivating a team? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Food and Beverage Supervisor at a prestigious castle in England.

We, at Lympne Castle, are seeking positive, engaging, service-oriented and results driven people to work with us. If you want to bring the excitement and joy of magical experiences to others, then this may be the perfect job for you.

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Lympne Castle, Hythe

About the job: As the Food and Beverage Supervisor, you will play a very hands-on role in ensuring the highest standards of service and hospitality at the various food and beverage outlets in our castle. Working with a team in line with senior management’s vision you will supervise the food and beverage operations, lead a dedicated team while working side by side with them, and deliver exceptional retail and events experiences to our guests.


· Oversee all aspects of food and beverage service including:

· Taking a hands-on approach, leading the food and beverage team, providing guidance, training, and supporting to ensure a cohesive and efficient operation.

· Bar inventory including ordering and inventory control.

· Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, maintaining cleanliness, and adhering to food handling procedures.

· Opening and/or closing food and beverage outlets as needed.

· Monitoring guest satisfaction, addressing feedback.

This is a 7-day /week hospitality operation. As such, weekend and evening work will be required. It is expected that most shifts will be evening and/or weekends.

To Be Considered, The Following Criteria Need To Be Met:

-Minimum of 1 year of experience in food and beverage supervision

-Passion for delivering outstanding culinary experiences

-Exceptional organizational and time management skills

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

-Flexibility to work weekends and evenings as required;

-Have a safety-first mind set.

If you are passionate about weddings and events and retail food and beverage outlets, and are looking for an exciting opportunity to work at a beautiful castle in the UK, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration.

A reliable method of transport is recommended due to the remote location and shift work.

Please note: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Please send your covering letter and CV to Operations@LympneCastle.com with “Food and Beverage Supervisor” in the subject line.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £27,000.00-£28,000.00 per year


Day shift
Night shift
Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

APPLY:Please email your cover letter and CV to operations@lympnecastle.com

SUBJECT LINE: Lord/Lady of the Pantry & Cellar (Food & Beverage Supervisor)


Please note that obtainable references will be required. 

At Lympne Castle, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion. Our recruitment process reflects this ethos. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, or national origin, we see your uniqueness as your strength. We are committed to creating a welcoming environment where everyone feels valued, can be themselves, and thrive professionally.