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Head Chef, 40-seater restaurant with rooms Uig, Skye and Lochalsh

Posted on December 13, 2017 | Start date February 1, 2018

Salary:£28,500 depending on experience paid monthly plus tips and a performance related bonus to be discussed. Overtime paid on a pro-rata basis after 48 hours
Duration:Permanent
Hours:50
Days:5 days out of 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:4 rooms
Covers:Lunch: 15-50; Dinner: 65-90; Breakfast: You will not be required to do breakfast
Food type:Good quality high end pub - fresh local produce including seafood, fish and steaks
Full-time chefs:3 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:accommodation available 5 miles away from the restaurant charged at £40 per week.
Job description:

I am recruiting a head chef for a 40 seater restaurant with rooms situated in Uig, 15 miles from Portree which is the main town on the Isle of Skye.

A recently refurbished restaurant which is a family-run business.

Good suppliers and using lots of fresh local seafood and shellfish.

Only place to have an Inka Grill on the West Coast.

We are looking for a chef to take over the day-to-day running of the kitchen including health, safety and hygiene and stock control.

You will have input into menus working closely with the owners.

Friendly, good team in place.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with an up-to-date CV quoting 6693

Work for partners:

Yes in bar or front of house

Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Dollar Academy, Stirlingshire

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Start date January 8, 2018

Salary:Dependant on experience - paid Monthly
Duration:Permanent
Hours:37.5 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 - 6.30am to 2.30pm
Holidays:School holidays
Bedrooms:none
Covers:Lunch: 400 - 500; Breakfast: 100
Food type:School Dining Hall plus school functions
Full-time chefs:3 plus kitchen assistants
Accommodation:None
Job description:

HEAD CHEF – School Dining Hall/term time
The Academy
Dollar Academy is recognised as one of the best independent schools in Scotland. Our beautiful campus boasts excellent facilities, and our standards and expectations in all areas are high. We have a community of more than 1,100 day pupils, 80 boarding pupils, and a staff of 240.

The Post
We are looking for a qualified, experienced chef with creative flair and excellent management skills who can lead effectively and ensure that the school’s high standards are maintained. We provide breakfast for boarders, lunch for pupils and staff every weekday, and dinner for boarders. Our aim is to deliver healthy, balanced meals, which are interesting, varied and innovative.

The Academy also hosts a variety of meetings, events, sporting fixtures and functions throughout the academic year where a very high standard of catering is expected.

The Head Chef reports to the Catering Manager and Assistant Catering Manager, and in addition to the Head Chef our team comprises a Second Chef, a Senior Chef, a Senior Chef/Weekend, a Breakfast Chef and a number of Food Service Assistants.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate an enthusiasm for providing healthy, high quality food with excellent presentation, for the school dining hall, and for on-site functions and banquets, as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Applicants should, ideally, be fully qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or city and Guilds level 2). Substantial experience working within a busy kitchen environment in a supervisory kitchen role is essential, and applicants must hold a current Intermediate level food hygiene certificate.

Excellent interpersonal skills are fundamental and you must be able to work harmoniously as part of a team and be helpful and polite when dealing with pupils, staff and visitors.

An understanding of budgetary control is essential.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage and work with the kitchen team to produce high quality food on a daily basis;
• Create diverse, interesting menus befitting a modern and forward-looking school environment;
• Oversee and monitor the work of the kitchen staff to ensure all tasks are effectively completed;
• Comply with nutrition and hygiene regulations and safety standards;
• Foster a climate of cooperation and respect and ensure any staffing issues are resolved fairly and quickly in conjunction with the Catering Manager;
• Manage orders, stock control and associated paperwork;
• Oversee the security of kitchen stores;
• Be prepared to be available for functions, as they arise;
• Manage staff resources and create rotas for cooks and general assistants;
• Provide feedback on performance to the Catering Manager in relation to staff development;
• Carry out any reasonable request made by the Catering Manager, Rector, Bursar or their staff;
• Develop staff technical and culinary abilities.

Salary
The salary will be based on the Scottish Joint Council for Local Government Officers pay scales and details are available on application.

Hours
Normal hours are 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday, from 6.30am to 2.30pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

Pension
Our support staff are automatically enrolled in the Local Government Superannuation Scheme, to which the Governors contribute the statutory level of Employer’s Contributions.

Holidays
This is a term time position and school holidays apply.

School Fees
Employees whose children attend the Academy are eligible for fee remission, and details will be made available to the successful candidate.

Disclosure Scotland
All appointments at Dollar Academy are subject to receipt of a satisfactory PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update from Disclosure Scotland. The successful candidate will be asked to make a formal application, the cost of which will be borne by the Academy.

How to apply:

Applications
The Academy’s Support Staff Application Form must be completed and may be downloaded from the Academy’s website, or call Marion Campbell on 01259 740515 to receive a mailed copy. CVs are optional.

Completed application forms, with a covering letter, should be mailed to:
The Bursar, Dollar Academy Trust, 23 West Burnside, Dollar, FK14 7DX, Clackmannanshire OR emailed to Marion Campbell at campbell-m@dollaracademy.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 13th December 2017

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:campbell-m@dollaracademy.org.uk | www.dollaracademy.org.uk

Head Chef, Letterfinlay Lodge, Lochaber

Posted on December 4, 2017 | Start date February 15, 2018

Salary:£26,000 - £30,000 paid monthly plus annual KPI bonus.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:50 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 - straight shifts 12- 10pm
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:14
Covers:Lunch: 20; Dinner: 60; Breakfast: 40
Food type:Bar and Restaurant menu
Full-time chefs:2 - 3 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live in available included as part of the package - single room shared facilities
Job description:

Inspired Hotels is looking for an exceptional Head Chef for our Inspired Signature restaurant located at our Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel.

Inspired Hotels serves only the best of produce ensuring we are always exceeding our Customers’ expectations and consistently striving to be the best in our location. Our menus offer everything from good quality bar food to 1 rosette standard cuisine with a relaxed dining style and ambiance. As Head Chef you will be running a small rural kitchen. Inspired signature restaurants are an Inspired Hotels brand and operates with company menus and successful dish recipes. Inspired Signature restaurants have cuisine and menu meeting twice per year where you will be able to propose new dishes and recipes with cook off, full method and costing. Your kitchen Team will comprise of yourself, Sous Chef and KP/Commis Chef.


•Previous Head Chef experience.
•Good commercial awareness.
•A proven track record in consistent quality.
•High standards of eye for detail and presentation.
•Highly committed.
•Ability to build your team.
•Excellent people management skills with team spirit.
•Be fully flexible in your working approach.
•An ability to work under pressure.
•Must have basic food hygiene certification.
•Experienced with HACAP and todays mandatory food safety legislation.
•Food GP % and budget focused.
•Stock control and food costing experience is required.
•An ability to work to deadlines.
•References essential.

How to apply:

Please respond in the first instance by email to: Donald Allan Operations & Sales Director donald@inspiredhotels.co.uk

Work for partners:

Yes depending on their experience

Contact details:donald@inspired-scotland.com | www.letterfinlaylodgehotel.co.uk

Head Chef, Bridge of Cally Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on December 4, 2017 | Start date February 15, 2018

Salary:£26,000 - £30,000 paid monthly plus annual KPI bonus.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:50
Days:5
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:18
Covers:Lunch: 40; Dinner: 70; Breakfast: 36
Food type:Gastro Pub
Full-time chefs:3 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Accommodation available as part of package
Job description:

Inspired Hotels is looking for an exceptional Head Chef for our Inspired Signature restaurant located at our Bridge of Cally Hotel.

Inspired Hotels serves only the best of produce ensuring we are always exceeding our Customers’ expectations and consistently striving to be the best in our location. Our menus offer everything from good quality bar food to 1 rosette standard cuisine with a relaxed dining style and ambiance. As Head Chef you will be running a small rural kitchen. Inspired signature restaurants are an Inspired Hotels brand and operates with company menus and successful dish recipes. Inspired Signature restaurants have cuisine and menu meeting twice per year where you will be able to propose new dishes and recipes with cook off, full method and costing. Your kitchen Team will comprise of yourself, Sous Chef and KP/Commis Chef.


•Previous Head Chef experience.
•Good commercial awareness.
•A proven track record in consistent quality.
•High standards of eye for detail and presentation.
•Highly committed.
•Ability to build your team.
•Excellent people management skills with team spirit.
•Be fully flexible in your working approach.
•An ability to work under pressure.
•Must have basic food hygiene certification.
•Experienced with HACAP and todays mandatory food safety legislation.
•Food GP % and budget focused.
•Stock control and food costing experience is required.
•An ability to work to deadlines.
•References essential.

How to apply:

Please respond in the first instance by email to: Donald Allan Operations & Sales Director donald@inspiredhotels.co.uk

Work for partners:

Possible

Contact details:mike@inspired-scotland.com | www.inspiredhotels.co.uk

Head Chef, 6730 - busy restaurant - outskirts of Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on December 4, 2017 | Start date February 1, 2017

Salary:£25,000 to £27,000 depending on experience paid monthly - plus tips - good bonus to be discussed - overtime paid for hours over 50 pro rata of wage
Duration:Permanent
Hours:45 - 50
Days:5 days from 7 mainly straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:Restaurant
Covers:Lunch: 20 - 40; Dinner: 30 - 100; Breakfast: looking to develop in 2018; Functions: No
Food type:Grill menu - Specials
Full-time chefs:2 - 3 chefs plus a kitchen porter
Accommodation:None
Job description:

I am looking for a head chef to join a new venture just 5 miles from Edinburgh City Centre.

You will be in charge of the busy kitchen which will be undergoing an expansion in January 2018.

Duties will include kitchen management, rotas, ordering, stock control, health, safety & hygiene and training other members in the kitchen.

There are menus is place but you will have input into specials.

This may suit a couple as there is front of house work available also.

There is the potential to have January and February off as the owner is back in the UK and is also a chef.

This position is available from the begining of February 2018.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica Huntley, Permanent Recruitment Manageress, with an up-to-date CV and reference details quoting 6730

Work for partners:

Yes - front of house

Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Lochleven Seafood Cafe, Lochaber

Posted on December 4, 2017 | Start date March 1, 2018

Salary:Healthy hourly rate paid weekly, with very good monthly tips and possible end of season bonus.
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:50
Days:5 or 6
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:
Covers:Lunch: 50; Dinner: 50-60
Food type:Quality fresh Seafood
Full-time chefs:4 plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Flat in local village of Kinlochleven 4 miles away so transport necessary - £40 per week
Job description:

We are a busy family run Seafood Restaurant situated on the shores of Loch Leven.

The Restaurant and our shop is built onto our Shellfish dispatch centre, where we have seawater tanks, giving chefs access to the freshest possible local seafood right at their fingertips

We are looking for an experienced Head Chef run our busy kitchen, including all health and hygiene regulations are adhered to.

You must have experience with shellfish and seafood.

We have gained a reputation throughout the country and beyond for our amazing Shellfish Platters and the quality of our products.

Our customer comments can be viewed on Trip Advisor.

Position available from March 1st 2018 until the end of October.

How to apply:

Please apply to Alison Grieve, Owner with a copy of your updated CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Yes in front of house, Kitchen porter or in our shop.

Contact details:alison@lochlevenseafoodcentre.co.uk | www.lochlevenseafoodcafe.co.uk

Head Chef, Various head chef positions across Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on December 1, 2017 | Start date January 1, 2017

Salary:£27,500 to £45,000 ideally paid for up to 48 hours per week with pro rata over time sanctioned by management plus bonus scheme based on achieving specific monthly gross profits.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:up to 48 hours
Days:5 days per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:varied from 0 to 300
Covers:Lunch: varies 0 to 200; Dinner: again varies according to the establishment and type of food; Breakfast: 0 to 500; Functions: 0 to 1000
Food type:Restaurant, bar, functions, fine dining coaches, very much all types
Full-time chefs:1 up to 30
Accommodation:often live in rural Scotland, usually live out in the cities
Job description:

We are already getting lots of head chef positions registered for jobs starting towards the end of October and beginning of November.

Positions can be anywhere in Scotland and vary in food style and quality from 3AA rosette to fresh, bistro.

Most of our jobs are in rural Scotland including Borders, Perthshire, Skye and highland or the north of England including Cumbria, Northumberland, The Lake District, Lancashire and North Yorkshire.

If you want to let me know your availability or are already registered email me your most up to date CV, ideally with contact details of recent work references.

How to apply:

Please email in CV to jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk quoting HEAD2018 and I will be in touch to get you registered.

Work for partners:

very often yes in housekeeping, front of house and kitchen

Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, The Hawthorn - Lease, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on December 1, 2017 | Start date March 1, 2018

Salary:£13,500 negotiable yearly lease plus a deposit upfront
Duration:Permanent
Hours:again up to you
Days:up to you
Holidays:up to you
Bedrooms:no rooms 45 seater restaurant
Food type:up to you would suggest good simple fresh produce
Full-time chefs:again up to you
Accommodation:own two bedroom chalet available on site at £400 per month plus bills
Job description:

The Hawthorn is a 45 seater restaurant situated in Benderloch, 9 miles from Oban.

We are looking for someone to lease the restaurant and have somebody in place by Easter.

There are four caravan sites near by and a castle which is busy with weddings.

Great scope to get your own business up and running.

The kitchen is full equipped and has gas and the restaurant is furnished also.

Lots of good links with local suppliers.

A great opportunity to have your own business and make your own mark in the culinary world.

How to apply:

Please apply to June Currie, owner.

Work for partners:

this would be great for a couple to take on

Contact details:june@hawthorncottages.com

Head Chef, Simply Scottish, Borders

Posted on November 26, 2017 | Start date December 19, 2017

Salary:Dependent on experience. Paid weekly, plus share of tips, work place pension.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:approx 36
Days:5 days out of 7, daytime shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:n/a
Covers:Lunch: up to 100 in Summer; Dinner: n/a; Breakfast: up to 30 in Summer; Functions: up to 100 (outside catering)
Food type:modern Scottish (cafe/pub style)
Full-time chefs:1 part time (day off cover) + 2 part time kitchen assistants in Summer
Accommodation:live out
Job description:

Are you looking for a lifestyle change but still passionate about good food?

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic chef to work in our busy café kitchen in Jedburgh.

We are currently open in the daytime only, but may consider a couple of evenings a week in the summer subject to your agreement.

We are looking for someone with proven experience of producing food to an excellent standard, but equally important are your personal qualities - you have a ‘can do’ attitude, and you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and work with the wider team to complete hygiene/cleaning tasks.

Our food is Scottish based, but you have the opportunity to make your mark on the menu and the café, particularly with the development of daily specials.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen. You may not have formally held a head chef role before but you will have:

• relevant kitchen experience and certification;
• experience of maintaining kitchen hygiene and health and safety regulations;
• experience of managing stock control/ordering;
• experience of creating and costing menus, including special group bookings and outside catering events;
• a good understanding of food allergens and tailoring dishes to meet special dietary requirements.

The position is available from mid December onwards.

How to apply:

Please send your CV including reference details to jobs@blue-skies.co.uk.

Work for partners:

Contact details:jobs@blue-skies.co.uk

Head Chef, 5 bedroom Guest House Moffat with good owners accommodation, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on November 24, 2017 | Start date November 24, 2017

Salary:on market for offers in the region of 295,000; price is negotiable.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:usually about 7am to mid day
Days:up to you.
Holidays:
Bedrooms:5 letting double rooms en suite, two single rooms and owners double
Covers:Dinner: good sized lounge available to develop for evening meals; Breakfast: up to 13
Food type:Breakfasts, scope for serving evening meal
Full-time chefs:perfect for a couple
Accommodation:bedroom, lounge, utility room, office
Job description:

I am looking for people interested in buying a well established and busy guest house in the lovely town of Moffat in the South of Scotland, 21 miles from Dumfries and 55 miles to Edinburgh or Glasgow.

The guest house has been totally refurbished recently.

There is a separate garage with a work shop.

Very central location and Moffat has great facilities such as schools, culture and sports. A great place to bring up a family or this would suit a couple looking to get their own business.

"A Great Lifestyle choice"

There is a small courtyard at the back, situated in the heart of Moffat.

Turnover is currently 50,000 pounds per year with the current owners taking excellent holidays also, up to 7 weeks per year.

After 14 years, the current owners are looking to hand over this excellent business.

Scope for further development.

Only a 3 minute drive to the M74.

If this sounds of interest to you, please email me

How to apply:

email Michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk quoting reference number 6705

Work for partners:

perfect for a couple or a family

Contact details:michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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