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Head Chef, The Black Watch Castle and Museum, Perthshire

Posted on July 21, 2017 | Start date July 21, 2017

Salary:£24,000 per annum paid monthly
Duration:Permanent
Hours:35
Days:5 days from 7 - straight shifts.
Holidays:29 days annual leave per holiday year inclusive of Public Holidays, Christmas and New Year closure
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: Up to 70; Dinner: Up to 70 - occasional; Breakfast: Up to 70
Food type:Local and seasonal produce. Cafe, formal dinners, meetings and events.
Full-time chefs:2
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

The Black Watch Castle and Museum is one of Perth’s leading Five Star Visitor Attractions.

Our award winning Café accommodates 70 covers and the menu is reviewed with each season to reflect Scotland’s seasonal produce. We always aim to source local and use the finest ingredients and best quality products available.

The café is open 9.30 - 4.30 in summer months and 10-4 in the winter.

We have recently received planning permission to extend our premises and create a new multiuse space. The new unique event venue will open up a variety of opportunities to develop our existing meetings and events. In addition to our annual calendar of military dinners, private dining and occasions, your role will play a crucial part in this forthcoming development.

We are seeking a Head Chef to lead the Kitchen Department. You should be passionate about your role and be able to bring creative ideas to the team, whilst presenting food to the highest of standards at all times. We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Head Chef, with experience of working in a fast-paced kitchen.
This is a full time role, five days from seven. Occasional evening work required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain a safe, orderly and clean kitchen, complying with required EHO legislation. Demonstrate this by using correct food-handling techniques, a food management system and up to date cleaning records. Ensuring Health and Safety compliance is adhered to
• Preparing food required for the Café and catered events
• Responsible for the daily operations of the kitchen
• Implement and deliver kitchen training plan
• Providing professional leadership and direction to the kitchen team
• Ensuring all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet the Company’s specifications and commitment to quality
• Assist with menu planning and costing
• Maintain budgeted food costs at all times. Ensure kitchen team adhere to all recipes and portion control
• Placing food, product and stock orders
• Preparing kitchen team rota, and manage kitchen wages budget
• Required to undertake Duty Management shifts
• Attend regular management meetings

If you are the perfect candidate and want to be part of our dynamic team please email your CV to Anne Kinnes, Chief Executive Officer anne@theblackwatch.co.uk.

Upon successful completion of the probationary period, you may become eligible to join the organisation’s auto enrolment pension scheme.

How to apply:

Please email Anne, chief executive officer, with an up to date CV.

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:anne@theblackwatch.co.uk | www.theblackwatch.co.uk

Head Chef, The Barn Cafe, Ross and Cromarty

Posted on July 21, 2017 | Start date July 21, 2017

Salary:£13-£15 per hour depending on experience paid weekly plus tips
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:50 hours
Days:6 days out of 7 - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: 50-60; Dinner: 80-130; Breakfast: 50-60
Food type:Scottish influenced menu
Full-time chefs:3 chefs plus kitchen porters at full strength
Accommodation:Own room in shared staff house with shared facilities - charged at £25 per week includes Wi-Fi and meals on duty
Job description:

The Barn Café is situated on the beautiful west coast of the Highlands of Scotland with unsurpassed views of the Isle of Skye and Outer Hebrides.

We are located at Sands Caravan and Camping Park.

We are looking for a head chef to take over the day to day running of the kitchen.

We are a rural location so a driver would be preferred.

This position would suit somebody who likes the outdoors as we are situated in a great location that has plenty to do on time off.

This position is available now until the end of October for the right candidate with potential to be extended longer.

How to apply:

Please apply to James Cameron, owner with an up to date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:cameronsands575@gmail.com | www.sandscaravanandcamping.co.uk/the-barn-cafe.html

Head Chef, Muckrach Country House Hotel, Moray and Strathspey

Posted on July 19, 2017 | Start date August 31, 2017

Salary:Package available of up to £40,000 including accommodation paid weekly plus tips
Duration:Permanent
Hours:48 hours time back in lieu for any extra hours worked
Days:5 days per week mixed shifts inlcuding a share of breakfast shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:13 bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: up to 50; Dinner: up to 60; Breakfast: up to 26; Functions: up to 150 - weddings
Food type:Gastro Pub using good local fresh produce - looking to gain accolades
Full-time chefs:4 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:own house available locally as part of the package
Job description:

Muckrach Country House Hotel is an 11 bedroom hotel situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, 30 minutes drive from Inverness.

We are looking for a head chef to join our team. This is a good opportunity for a chef to make a name for themselves and uphold and continue to build the reputation that we already uphold.

We are looking for someone that can take over the day-to-day running of the kitchen including health, safety and hygiene, rotas and menu planning.

Ideally you will have some rosette experience as we do plan to aim for and gain accolades to make Muckrach a destination hotel.

The kitchen has recently been refurbished and we have been awarded Taste our Best Award for 2017.

This position is working with an up and coming small group and there are great opportunities for career progression.

If you want to join this exciting new project and use good level fresh produce we would be pleased to hear from you.

This position is available from the end of August but potentially sooner for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Kevin Staines, Manager, with an up-to-date CV and reference details

Work for partners:

yes depending on their experience

Contact details:manager@muckrach.com | www.muckrach.com

Head Chef, 3 bedroom Country Inn Northumberland, England

Posted on July 19, 2017 | Start date July 24, 2017

Salary:£30,000 paid weekly plus tips Any extra days worked paid on a pro-rata basis - happy to discuss bonus scheme also
Duration:Permanent
Hours:Up to 48
Days:5 days out of 7 - try to do straight shifts 12pm - 9pm and 2 days off together every week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:3 letting rooms
Covers:Lunch: Quiet usually apart from Sunday lunches; Dinner: 45 - 70; Breakfast: You will not be required to do breakfast; Functions: Occasional exclusive use such as weddings and funerals
Food type:Local and seasonal produce
Full-time chefs:3 plus part-time kitchen porters
Accommodation:yes will either provide a room in the local village 3.5 miles away or a good static caravan on site, either at no charge
Job description:

I am recruiting a Head Chef for a 3 bedroom country inn just across the Scottish border situated in Belford, 12 miles from Alnwick and 19 miles from Berwick-upon-tweed.

The inn uses fresh, local and seasonal produce and breeds their own pig and, lamb and use lots of local fish as well. The menu changes seasonally and we are looking for a chef to take a fresh approach and have input into menus.

We are very focused on what food goes on the plate. We require a chef who is passionate about making the most of the excellent local produce available.

As head chef you will take over the day-to-day running of the kitchen including health and safety and hygiene, menu-planning, stock control and ordering.

We have recently bought new equipment for the kitchen such as a new rationale and are open for any other ideas or input into the kitchen layout and equipment.

You will have a free reign over the menu.

This position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with an up-to-date CV and reference details quoting 6023

Work for partners:

Yes in house-keeping and front of house

Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Habitat Cafe, Perthshire

Posted on July 19, 2017 | Start date July 19, 2017

Salary:Up to £10 per hour negotiable plus share of tips, paid fortnightly
Duration:Permanent
Hours:Up to 45. Varying throughout the year
Days:5 days out of 7 - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: Daytime: Average 80 in season; Evening: TBC
Food type:Daytime: Sandwiches, Gourmet Burgers, Salads, Some Baking. Evening: Casual Dining
Full-time chefs:Up to 2 chefs plus support staff
Accommodation:Not included
Job description:

Habitat Cafe is a multiple national award winning eatery with a quality-focused approach to speciality drinks and food. Now in its fifth year of successful growth, and recently featured by The Scotsman as one of the top 5 places for coffee in Scotland, the business has recently been granted a premises license and is poised for its next phase
including evening opening and an extended food menu.

We are looking for an experienced, friendly, high energy chef to join our small team. Reporting to and working alongside our hands-on proprietor, you will have overall operational control of the kitchen and will help select, train and supervise your support staff as and when seasonal demand requires. Peak months are very fast paced,
whilst off-peak times are very quiet. We are therefore seeking a self-motivated person who will use their time well to develop suitable new menu offerings when opportunities arise, grabbing the chance to experiment with exciting ingredients, cooking methods and food trends,as well as help out in other areas when the business requires.

We have a well equipped kitchen which can do so much more, so we would love to speak with a chef with a genuine interest in two areas:

1) picking up, running with and improving our existing daytime kitchen operation; and
2) helping turn ideas into reality by creating interesting, delicious daytime and evening meals pitched at the growing casual dining market.

The ideal candidate will understand the complexities of The Highland’s highly seasonal market, have experience with preparing and serving high quality food in a fast-paced environment, and must be a friendly, cooperative team player.

Must live within easy commutable distance of Aberfeldy.

How to apply:

Please apply to Mike Haggerton with a copy of your updated CV, covering letter and reference details.

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:jobs@habitatcafe.co.uk | www.habitatcafe.co.uk

Head Chef, Kitchen manager, Local community cafe, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on July 18, 2017 | Start date August 1, 2017

Salary:£13 per hour, paid weekly or monthly, plus share of tips
Duration:Permanent
Hours:37.5 hours per week
Days:6 days per week - straight shifts - will include some evening work but mainly day shifts
Holidays:31 days
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: 40. Opening hours 10am to 4pm, Tuesday through Saturday; Functions: 60. Pre-booked evening opening Fri and Sat and other special functions.
Food type:Cafe
Full-time chefs:1 part time cook, plus part time kitchen assistants
Accommodation:help to find local accommodation.
Job description:

I am looking to recruit a kitchen manager for a café located in a multi-purpose community centre located in Dumfries and Galloway.

They are looking for someone to take over the day to day running of the café.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain a good life / work balance whilst contributing greatly to the local community.

They are keen to become a destination venue and they have a new well equipped modern kitchen.

They have a good summer tourist trade.

They have local community support all year round as well as holding local special interest groups.

How to apply:

Please send an up to date CV to recruitment@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:recruitment@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, 50 seater restaurant, Perth, Perthshire

Posted on July 18, 2017 | Start date July 18, 2017

Salary:£28,000 negotiable paid monthly plus tips.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:45-50
Days:5 days out of 7 mixed shifts - shift patterns to be discussed
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: 50-60; Dinner: up to 100; Breakfast: you wont be required to do breakfasts; Functions: No
Food type:Good quality French cuisine plus pizzas
Full-time chefs:4 full time chefs, 1 part time chef and 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

Chefs In Scotland is recruiting an experienced head chef for a 50 seater restaurant located in Perth.

We are looking for someone who is motivated and enthusiastic to join a friendly team.

A popular restaurant and 90% of the business is repeat customers.

Using fresh, local ingredients and pride themselves on the standard of food.

As head chef you will take over the day-to-day running of the kitchen including health and safety and hygiene, menu-planning, stock control and ordering.

This position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica, Recruitment Consultant with an up to date CV quoting reference number 6067

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, The Luib Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on July 17, 2017 | Start date July 17, 2017

Salary:£11 per hour paid weekly plus a share of tips
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:live in candidate - approx 16 hours. local candidate - approx 32.50
Days:live in candidate - 1 day and 2 half days. local candidate - 5 out of 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:7
Covers:Lunch: quiet; Dinner: 10-30; Breakfast: max 20
Food type:Breakfast - buffet and plated breakfast. Dinners - A la carte menu
Full-time chefs:sole chef
Accommodation:own static caravan available as part of the package
Job description:

The Luib Hotel is a unique establishment successfully combining modern comfort with the character and historic interest of an ancient drovers' inn dating from the 17th century

With a backdrop of picturesque mountain scenery, Luib Hotel is located in the Scottish highlands and offers a number of local outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, golf and fishing. The scenic locations of Loch Lomond and Glen Coe can both be reached in a 20-minute drive.

We are looking for a sole chef to join us. We are a small family run establishment.

We do have another chef who would cover for your days off.

If you are a local candidate who can commute to work every day, we would be looking for you to do 2 breakfast shifts and 5 evening shifts.

If you are a candidate who would require accommodation, we would be looking for you to do 2 breakfast shifts and 2 evening shifts - spread out with an evening shift, followed by a breakfast shift and evening shift the following day before doing a breakfast shift on the 3rd day. Accommodation would only be available for the 2 nights per week.

The shift patterns are breakfast shift - 7.30am - 10am and evening shift 4.30pm - 10pm.

There is opportunity to also do a lunch shift if you would like to work them - rota to be discussed.

This position is initially available until September and is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jim Carey, owner with an up to date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:jim@pubpoker.eu | www.theluibhotel.co.uk/

Head Chef, The Kitchen Brasserie, Invernesshire

Posted on July 15, 2017 | Start date July 30, 2017

Salary:Up to £32,000 per annum paid monthly plus share of tips in the region of £4,000 per year. Possible bonus scheme to be discussed.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:50
Days:4.5 days - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: 50-120; Dinner: 100-150
Food type:Modern European with highland influences
Full-time chefs:6 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

The Kitchen Brasserie is a vibrant, energetic City Centre restaurant with a strong focus on the growth and development of our team members.

We are looking for a head chef to join our busy kitchen team. As head chef you will be in charge of the day to day running of the kitchen including health, safety and hygiene, rotas, ordering and stock control.

Weekly changing menus allow our chefs flexibility and the stage upon which they can display their individual flare and passion for exceptional food.

Ideally you will have some experience with volume.

This position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Christine Robertson, with an up-to-date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Possible

Contact details:info@kitchenrestaurant.co.uk | http://www.kitchenrestaurant.co.uk

Head Chef, Scalloway Hotel, Orkney and Shetland

Posted on July 13, 2017 | Start date July 13, 2017

Salary:£30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience paid weekly with tips
Duration:Permanent
Hours:40 - 48
Days:5 days from 7 mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:23
Covers:Lunch: 10 - 120; Dinner: Restaurant - 20 - 45; Bar - 30 - 70; Breakfast: 20 - 30; Functions: None
Food type:Fine Dining and Gastro pub, using the best of local produce - everything made fresh on premises
Full-time chefs:5 chef plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:1 bedroom flat available - £36 per week
Job description:

The Scalloway Hotel is a 23 bedroom 3 Star 2 AA Rosette situated just 6 miles from Lerwick

We are looking for a head chef or this may suit an experienced sous chef looking for their first head chef role.

Working closely with the owners you will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of a busy kitchen including cooking, menu planning, all aspects of health and hygiene and running a small team of chefs.

You will also provide training to junior members in the kitchen.

A beautiful location with sea views, there is lots to do on the Island such as fishing walking and there is a fantastic sports centre in Lerwick.

This position is available now for the right person.

How to apply:

Please apply to Peter McKenzie, Owner with your updated CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Yes - house keeping

Contact details:seadoor@btinternet.com | www.scallowayhotel.com
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