Commis Chefs

The Five Bells

Mark Sargeant, celebrity chef and ex-right-hand man to Gordon Ramsay, and The Pickled Egg Pub Company are now recruiting for Commis Chefs at the iconic country pub The Five Bells in Brabourne. Along with sister pubs The Woolpack in Warehorne and The Radnor Arms in Folkestone, The Five Bells has recently been acquired by Mark and joins existing pub The Duke William in Ickham under the Pickled Egg operation. The Five Bells currently serves the best in locally sourced and seasonal dishes, built around a core menu and daily specials, in a stunning and unique country pub environment. Mark also owns and operates 2 other sites across the South Coast of Kent including flagship restaurant Rocksalt in Folkestone and The Wife of Bath in Wye. These provide great opportunities for career development and progression within the group.


Born in Kent, Mark Sargeant discovered a passion and flair for cooking at a young age. Mark began his culinary career at Boodles Gentleman’s Club in St James, before working in multiple restaurants across Kent and London, including Oliver Peyton’s Coast Restaurant, where he won the Young Chef of the Year Award.

Mark started working with Gordon Ramsay at A ubergine in February 1997, before becoming part of the team to open Restaurant Gordon Ramsay as Sous Chef. During Mark’s four years at the restaurant, it won its coveted three Michelin Stars…

Working at The Five Bells

Along with The Five Bells, Mark Sargeant, celebrity chef and ex-right-hand man to Gordon Ramsay, and The Pickled Egg Pub Company, own and operate 3 other sites across Kent. These include The Duke William, a quintessential Kentish Pub located in the heart of the Garden of England, The Woolpack, a beautiful 16th century inn nestled in the peacefully picturesque village of warehorne and The Radnor Arms, a recently-renovated victorian pub in the old bouverie district of folkestone.

About You

You will ideally have some Commis Chef experience although full training can be given You must be able to work in a team in a fast paced environment

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Commis Chefs - The Five Bells