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Working at The Thorn

We are always on the lookout for great talent to join our team. You need to be positive, energetic, friendly and team-focused. Previous experience is essential for some jobs, but we are happy to train the right applicants for certain positions.

Current Positions:

CDP for Lucca - Full Time

We are looking for a well versed CDP with prior experience in a high volume operation and knowledge of Italian cuisine a major plus. Great team and working conditions, pay and staff benefits. Live in available, if needed.

CDP for The Thorn - Full Time

A position is now available for a good allrounder, with experience at 2 Rosette level. We make everything including our own ice cream and sourdough bread, using tip top seasonal ingredients. Great conditions with a long-standing team.

Front of House Team - Part Time

Both Lucca and The Thorn are gearing up! We need smiley happy folks who have experience in similar-style high volume operations. Flexible hours and great conditions.

Breakfast Chef - Part Time

The Thorn serves the best breakfasts around and needs a creative and organised chef to work weekdays 7 to 12, with the odd weekend cover.

Please send your CV and covering letter to

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