Head Chef

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Head Chef, Grill Chef - Lorimers Family Restaurant, Invernesshire

Posted on February 22, 2018 | Start date February 23, 2018

Salary:Negotiable depending on experience paid monthly with tip Possible bonus scheme to be discussed
Days:5 days from 7 - straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:no bedrooms - up to 100 covers per day
Covers:Functions: none
Food type:Grill menu - simple fresh
Full-time chefs:grill chef, prep chef and other help when required plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

Lorimers Family Restaurant is a busy family run establishment in the City Centre of Inverness.

We are looking for a Grill Chef to join our stable team.

You will have previous grill experience.

You must have a stable CV and a proven track record.

You will be the main chef with help for the other members of staff, everyone gets stuck in to help!

This position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Ben Larson with a copy of up to date CV and reference details

Work for partners:


Contact details:Ben@glenmoristontownhouse.com | www.thefoodplace.co.uk

Head Chef, The Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant, Grampian

Posted on February 22, 2018 | Start date March 28, 2018

Salary:£35,000 - £40,000, plus 10% bonus, paid on profitability of the business, food GP and cost control. Future ownership of the business possible.
Days:5 days (may-sept) 4.5 days (oct-april)
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 30; Dinner: 40-50
Food type:Modern Scottish Seafood
Full-time chefs:3
Accommodation:1 bedroom flat in Stonehaven available to rent from owner, £300 per month, plus bills
Job description:

The Tolbooth is situated on the harbour wall in Stonehaven, we take advantage of this beautiful location and use fresh seafood landed in the harbour, and surrounding areas.

The successful candidate should have previous seafood experience and will be required to prepare and cook fresh local fish and seafood to a high standard. We have been a successful restaurant for many years but this opportunity allows you to re-asses the style of cooking and make your own mark on it through development of the menus.
As an experienced head chef you must also be able to:

get the best out of the kitchen team through motivation and development of their skills.
control all cost related to the kitchen in terms of staff and food
conform and keep all health and hygiene records up to date.

This position is available now but will wait for the right candidate.

How to apply:

please apply to Eddie Abbott,owner with your current CV.

Work for partners:

Yes, in kitchen or front of house

Contact details:eddie@tolbooth-restaurant.co.uk | www.tolbooth-restaurant.co.uk

Head Chef, Nethy Bridge Hotel, Invernesshire

Posted on February 20, 2018 | Start date February 20, 2018

Salary:£27,000 + per annum and is paid directly into your bank account on every last Friday of the month tips shared
Hours:40 - 48 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: Vary; Dinner: 120; Breakfast: 120; Functions: 150
Food type:Traditional Scottish Table d'hote
Full-time chefs:3 chefs + 3 Kitchen porters
Accommodation:self contained flat in the hotel - part of package
Job description:

The Nethy Bridge Hotel is a 70 bedroom hotel situated in the Cairngorm Mountains which is great for outdoor pursuits and has a great winter Ski season.

We are looking for an experienced Head Chef to join our team.

Main duties will include management of GP and costs, menus, health and safety, cleaning schedules.

There is lots of outdoor activities to do on days off.

We are a well establish company.

Would suit a couple.

This position is available now but will wait for the right candidate.

A great place to live and to work.

How to apply:

Please email over a copy of your updated CV and reference details to Eva Secker, GM.

Work for partners:

Yes - front of house, house keeping and bar work

Contact details:nethybridgemanager@strathmorehotels.com | www.strathmorehotels.com

Head Chef, Heathbank Hotel, Western Isles

Posted on February 20, 2018 | Start date March 24, 2018

Salary:Up to £650 per week - paid weekly plus tips
Hours:45 per week
Days:5 days out of 7 - mixture shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:5 bedrooms - 10 to 100 covers over lunch and dinner
Covers:Breakfast: 10 in house looking to open to general public; Functions: small functions to 50
Food type:Simple, fresh and homemade. Lots of fresh seafood and fish - great reputation
Full-time chefs:1 + Kitchen porters and further help when busy
Accommodation:En suite Accommodation is available - at a small charge - includes meals - wifi available in the hotel
Job description:

The Heathbank Hotel is a 5 bedroom, 3* hotel situated on the Isle of Barra 6 miles from the ferry terminal.

We are looking for a head chef to join our team for the season.

This is a lovely and picturesque place to spend the summer. There is a good team in place and everyone helps out.

We are looking for a reliable, teamplayer who can look after the day-to-day running of the kitchen cooking our simple menu which is all homemade and fresh.

The position is available from 24th March to end September but there is the potential for it to become permanent for the right candidate.

This would suit a couple as we would have work in the kitchen available

How to apply:

Please apply to Marion MacNeil, owner with an up-to-date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Yes - Kitchen

Contact details:marion.macneil@btinternet.com | www.barrahotel.co.uk

Head Chef, 30 bedroom hotel in Lochaber, Lochaber

Posted on February 20, 2018 | Start date February 21, 2018

Salary:Up to £30,000 to £32,000 per annum paid monthly with a share of tips
Hours:approximately 45
Days:5 days per week - mixed shifts, overtime if very occasionally work a 6th day
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: to 20; Dinner: 10 - 50; Breakfast: to 50; Functions: Up to 150 for buffet function
Food type:Quality bar meals - using the best of produce available - emphasis on seafood
Full-time chefs:2/3 chefs plus a kitchen porter
Accommodation:Accommodation available at no charge includes all meals, bills and wifi
Job description:

I am looking for a Head Chef for a hotel situated in Lochaber.

You will have a solid back ground and have excellent management skills.

Duties will include - menu planning, rotas, ordering, stock control and health and hygiene standards.

A beautiful location with lots to do on days off - Fort William is the UK's outdoor capital.

This would suit a couple as there is work available in the kitchen, front of house or house keeping.

The position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Michael Tough with a copy of your updated CV and reference details Quoting 7030

Work for partners:

Yes - ideally a couple - position available general assistant (front of house, house keeping and kitchen porter)

Contact details:michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Steaks and Fresh Seafood Head Chef Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on February 17, 2018 | Start date March 5, 2018

Salary:£36,000 per year paid monthly plus a bonus paid quarterly of £500 subject to getting gross profit margin of 72%
Days:5 days per week, mixed shifts for you to organise
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 60 to 90; Dinner: up to 150 plus; Breakfast: 30 to 40
Food type:Dry Aged Aberdeen Angus Steaks cooked on Josper Chargrill and Fresh Seafood
Full-time chefs:7 chefs and 3 kitchen porters
Accommodation:live out centre of Edinburgh
Job description:

I am looking for suitable candidates for a head chef position in Edinburgh with a view to taking over as Executive Chef down the line for a small group of restaurants serving top quality steaks and fresh seafood such as langoustines, scallops, crab and monkfish.

The restaurant opens 12th of March but the position can be available before for the right person.

I am looking for candidates who have a pedigree in Edinburgh and a history in high volume quality establishments and relevant experience for steaks and seafood.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of a very busy unit including staff management and development, health and hygiene, rotas and so on.

There will be a set menu in place but you will have strong input into menu planning with senior management.

The group is looking to grow and there is good scope for career progression.

If you would like to apply, please contact Michael at Chefs In Scotland with your CV and details of work references.

How to apply:

Please apply to Michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk quoting 6995

with current CV and details of work references.

Work for partners:

Contact details:michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England

Posted on February 15, 2018 | Start date March 1, 2018

Salary:Negotiable depending on experience
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Food type:Very good quality restaurant plus functions
Full-time chefs:200 catering division employees
Job description:

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Catering Operations Manager to join us on the beautiful Chatsworth Estate in Derbyshire as Head of Catering for our diverse, high end catering division. Chatsworth - one of Britain’s leading heritage attractions and home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is part of the Devonshire Group employing over 1,400 individuals and operating in a highly commercial manner.

We employ around 200 people in our catering division at Chatsworth; delivering consistently top quality, fresh food, at all our restaurants and events. The current catering portfolio includes: the table service Cavendish Rooms, Childers Luxury Afternoon Tea Room, Carriage House self-service restaurant and three further functions rooms, four Food To Go (takeaway kiosks) around the gardens and Farmyard and up to three third party operated Food To Go kiosks. We also manage an extensive diary of events throughout the year including weddings, dinners, VIP events, and other major outdoor events including the Country Fair and the Horse Trials

To be effective in this post you will be a very experienced General Catering Manager with a track record of success in delivering both day-to-day, high end catering and events, ideally with experience in a relevant sector. Commercial and numerate, you will have responsibility for a growing turnover of over £3 million.

Your engaging personality, combined with your diplomacy and respectful approach make you a highly effective communicator and through your inspirational leadership style you always get the very best out of your team.

The essential elements required for the ideal candidate are outlined below:
• A self-starter who is driven and dynamic
• possessing the drive and experience necessary to build on our current success
• An inspirational leader and excellent team builder and coach
• Has a calm and effective management style
• Has ability to maintain consistently high standards within a large and diverse team
• Highly organised and an excellent time manager
• Highly commercial and able to manage the P&L Accounts
• Proactively identifies ways to maximise long-term profit by effective cost control and exploiting opportunities for revenue growth
• Is courteous and well-presented
• A team player who is able to see the big picture and will work collaboratively in the best interests of the whole Devonshire Group.
• Has at least 5 years’ experience gained within a similar environment

How to apply:

Please apply to HR with an up to date CV and cover letter.

Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2018
Interviews: first stage Friday 9th March, second stage Friday 16th March

Work for partners:


Contact details:hr@chatsworth.org | www.chatsworth.org/

Head Chef, The Alyn Riverside Country Pub, Rest of the world

Posted on February 15, 2018 | Start date February 16, 2018

Salary:Up to £32,000 per annum Benefits  Excellent career prospects, quarterly bonus scheme, holiday entitlement, company discount, work pension. 
Hours:Full time
Days:5 days from 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Food type:Good quality pub
Full-time chefs:
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

We are currently recruiting for a head chef for the recently refurbished The Alyn Riverside Country Pub located in the picturesque village of Rossett with a riverside terrace for Al fresco dining. The Alyn is located close to a bus route from Chester and Wrexham. 

The Alyn offers the best pub classics along with restaurant style dishes using fresh and local produce. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the owner for menu development. You will have responsibility for developing, costing and implementing new dishes with the ability to prepare food to a high standard, hard working, be able to cope under pressure and will have good communication skills. 

As Head Chef you will be responsible for the following 

Overseeing food ordering 
Food preparation 
Managing a team 
Stock control 
Conforming with all health and hygiene regulations 
Key management and development skills 
Good financial understanding. 
Manage, Training and developing a team 
Maintain high standards 

We are looking for a Head Chef with current experience as a Head Chef or a Sous Chef looking for a step up. Previous Gastro Pub or high volume experience would be beneficial for this role. 

How to apply:

Please apply with a copy of your updated CV and reference details

Work for partners:


Contact details:enquiries@thealyn.co.uk | www.thealyn.co.uk

Head Chef, small bistro on the outskirts of Aberdeen, Grampian

Posted on February 14, 2018 | Start date February 14, 2018

Salary:£24,000 negotiable depending on experience, paid monthly plus tips
Days:5 days a week - mixture of straight and split shifts.
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: up to 30; Dinner: up to 50; Breakfast: No breakfasts; Functions: occasional
Food type:bistro using fresh produce
Full-time chefs:2 plus a kitchen porter when busy
Accommodation:Live-out 15 miles from Aberdeen
Job description:

I am looking for a good sous chef or head chef to join the team at this small bistro near Aberdeen. We are looking for someone who can do the ordering and run the kitchen with support from the hands on owners.

This would suit a good sous chef who is looking to take the next step up.

Guaranteed two days off together each week.

All food prepared fresh, in house to a good standard serving quite a basic menu.

This position is available now and the salary and package in place would be completely dependent on experience.

How to apply:

If this sounds of interest to you please send your CV and reference details quoting 6976

Work for partners:


Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Master Chef The Professionals, England

Posted on February 14, 2018 | Start date April 25, 2018

Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Food type:
Full-time chefs:
Job description:

Applications are now open for MasterChef: The Professionals 2018

If you’re an aspiring chef, this is your opportunity!
MasterChef: The Professionals returns for its eleventh series and is once again looking for chefs with the talent and ambition to make it to the top of their industry.

Long established as one of the top professional competitions in the country, Judges Marcus Wareing, Monica Galetti and Gregg Wallace continue to push contestants to prove they have the ability and passion to cut it in the world’s best kitchens.

If you have the culinary skills to battle against the best and the desire to cook at the highest level, this is the only competition to be part of.

Applications can be found at http://www.masterchef.com/professionals/

Entry Requirements include:  You must be aged 20 or above on 25th April 2018  You must be resident of the UK (inc Northern Ireland and Channel Islands)
You need to have worked for at least 2 years as a chef in a professional kitchen and/or have the necessary NVQ qualifications (please refer to full rules at www.masterchef.com

How to apply:

Applications are open now at

For more information contact:

Work for partners:

Contact details:eleanor.scaglioni@shine.tv | www.masterchef.com
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