Head Chef

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Head Chef, Riverside Hotel Kendal, England

Posted on September 18, 2018 | Start date September 18, 2018

Salary:Competitive salary in place for the right candidate
Days:5 days a week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Food type:restaurant and bar using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:6 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live in available
Job description:

We are now looking for an experienced Head Chef to work within the Riverside Hotel.

The ideal chef will have a passion for fresh produce & work well within a small team. Experience of working in a three-star hotel restaurant environment would be beneficial.

As Head Chef you will be responsible for the daily operation of the kitchen which includes a 90-cover Riverview Restaurant & Tannery Bistro.

With a focus on fresh, seasonal produce, sourced locally where possible, we are looking for a chef who is as passionate about food quality as we are.

As Head Chef you will have a good knowledge of food preparation & presentation, menu development, allergens & be a great team player who thrives under pressure.

You will be responsible for working alongside a small & talented team ensuring they are motivated.

You will have a sound knowledge of kitchen management including ordering, meeting deadlines & financial targets as well as a thorough understanding of food safety & hygiene regulations.

How to apply:

Please apply to The Riverside Hotel with an up-to-date CV and reference details

Work for partners:


Contact details:stay@riversidekendal.co.uk | www.riversidekendal.co.uk/

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

Posted on September 18, 2018 | Start date October 1, 2018

Salary:£28,000 to £40,000 ideally plus bonus, tips and overtime
Hours:up to 48 hours per week
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, coaching, 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 getting lots of head chef positions registered starting in the next few weeks and coming months.

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

Most of our jobs are in rural Scotland including Skye, highlands, west coast, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Borders and Orkney.

We would also look to meet chefs looking for work to discuss permanent positions subject to our availability.

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, Schiehallion Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on September 11, 2018 | Start date September 17, 2018

Salary:Negotiable salary or hourly rate paid monthly, Shared Tips, Possible Bonus Scheme
Days:5 days out of 7 - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Paid holidays in accordance with working directive
Covers:Lunch: 0 - 50; Dinner: 10 - 70; Breakfast: maximum 24
Food type:Pub Grub but open to suggestions
Full-time chefs:2 plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Shared Flat (own bedroom) part of package - tv and wifi available
Job description:

We are a small locally owned and run Hotel with a lively bistro type bar, we cater for guests and also walk ins and group bookings.

We currently have a basic menu and ideally would be looking for someone who could put their own flair onto the menu and maintain our 4* status.

Although the position is permanent our trade is seasonal with the winter months being quite quiet so some solo working would apply.

How to apply:

Applications can be emailed to info@schiehallionhotel.co.uk marked for the attention of Julie Dunbar or contact the hotel on 01887 820421

Work for partners:

No additional work available

Contact details:info@schiehallionhotel.co.uk | www.schiehallionhotel.co.uk/

Head Chef, MacDonald Hotels Aviemore resort, Invernesshire

Posted on September 11, 2018 | Start date September 11, 2018

Salary:Fantastic Salary and Benefits Package
Hours:approximately 45 hours per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:420 bedrooms and 18 lodges
Covers:Lunch: 100; Dinner: 180; Breakfast: 200
Food type:restaurant, bar food and some functions
Full-time chefs:12
Accommodation:staff accommodation is available - £50 per week
Job description:

Macdonald Aviemore Resort is a vast, impressive retreat set in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. This multi-faceted resort offers exciting opportunities for your career thanks to the extensive facilities, a recent £5 million investment programme and season round attractions to tempt visitors from all over the world. The amenities are second to none comprising a wide range of four star hotel accommodation and 18 stylish self-contained luxury lodges. No two days are ever the same: there is a high profile conference and exhibition and leisure arena with a state-of-the-art children’s activity centre, lagoon pool and a multi floor adventure frame. A 3D cinema and retail operation and nearby Spey Valley Championship golf course make Macdonald Aviemore Resort Scotland’s most exciting business and leisure destination in the UK to be part of.

Macdonald Head Chefs play a vital role in delivering a great guest experience to all our guests. They have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and a willingness to exceed our guest expectation. Often operating on the front line, they are the real ambassadors of our company, and are committed to consistently delivering high standards

Our Head Chefs are hardworking individuals who can work on their own initiative and are key players in our kitchen teams.

They are industry stars and will have previously worked in a 4* and or Rosette environment, have a real creative flair and capable of creating and leading their kitchen teams. Using their outstanding experience and leadership skills they will be working closely with the front of house and management team to deliver our core standards and provide our guests with a great stay every time.


Employee Awards
Group Pension
Childcare Vouchers
Cycle to Work Scheme
In store and Online discount cards
Life Assurance
Health Care Assistance Fund
Friends and Family Discounts
It's not often you find a large company where you really feel part of a family. A career with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts offers you opportunities to progress as well as personal and financial rewards. From our Company Pension Scheme, preferential hotel rates and discount high street store cards, to a fabulous sense of belonging - we offer more than everyday job satisfaction.

How to apply:

Please apply to Angela McLean via email with your CV

Work for partners:

possibly according to experience

Contact details:Angela.McLean@macdonald-hotels.co.uk | www.Macdonaldhotels.co.uk/Aviemore

Head Chef, Holiday Inn - Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on September 11, 2018 | Start date September 12, 2018

Salary:up to £32,000 per annum paid 4 weekly, plus tips Time back for any extra days worked
Hours:39 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 - shifts for you to organise
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: to 20; Dinner: 40 - 80; Breakfast: to 140; Functions: 3 meeting rooms and very occasional wedding for up to 100
Food type:Standard A la Carte menu - Table d'hote and specials with a twist
Full-time chefs:3 chefs plus an apprentice chef and kitchen porters
Accommodation:Accommodation is available - En suite room in the hotel - TV and wifi available - meals on duty - part of package
Job description:

The Holiday Inn is a 71 bedroom 3 star hotel situated in Dumfries on the Crichton Campus.

We are looking for a Head Chef or a Sous Chef looking for their first Head chef role.

Joining a Multi brand Company.

You will be in charge of the day to day running for the kitchen - rotas, ordering, stock control, health and hygiene, creating menus for table d'hote and daily specials.

A great opportunity for career progression.

You must have a basic hygiene certificate and have a stable work history.

You will get a uniform provided and get discounts/rates on all other hotels worldwide.

This position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jamie Milligan, General Manager with a copy of your updated CV and reference details

Or you can call in the first instance - 07387 140932

Work for partners:

Possible - front of house or house keeping

Contact details:jamie.milligan@HIdumfries.co.uk | www.intercontinental.com

Head Chef, Eilean Iarmain Hotel, Isle Ornsay, Skye and Lochalsh

Posted on September 7, 2018 | Start date September 7, 2018

Salary:£31,000 - £35,000 per annum paid monthly
Hours:40 - 50 in season
Days:5 from 7 split shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:16 bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: Bar - lunch 15 - 25; Dinner: Restaurant - Dinner 18 - 32 - In Season - Bar Dinner 60 - 80 - In Season; Breakfast: 25 - 32; Functions: occasional to 60 covers
Food type:1 AA restaurant/bar using lots of fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:6 chefs plus 3 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live in Accommodation, Free Wi-Fi, All Meals on Duty
Job description:

HOTEL Eilean Iarmain is recruiting for a Head Chef to lead the Kitchen brigade, taking responsibility for ensuring the delivery of high standards of cuisine within our 1 rosette restaurant, bar & private dining events, creating fantastic memories for our guests.
At Hotel Eilean Iarmain we are known for our delicious food, fine whisky, gin, great location and a great ambience, ensuring our guests have the very best experience.
Our attention to detail sets us apart from the rest - in all we do, from preparing our food to choosing our staff, we are passionate about doing everything to the best possible standard. That passion is demonstrated by our team.
Requirements for our Head Chef :
• You must be passionate about delivering outstanding hospitality to our guests whilst demonstrating good food knowledge.
• The ability to establish rapport and deliver high standards of service with a genuine and approachable manner is essential.
• Previous Head Chef or Sous Chef experience is essential.
• In return you will be rewarded with a fun and engaging environment.
• Actively contributing to driving food sales through inspiring and creative menu planning, you will ensure the kitchen team are inspired to achieve targets.
• You will manage the departmental manpower and operating costs in line with budget ensuring targeted profit contributions are achieved.
• Leading activities that continuously develop the skills and capabilities of your team, you will be committed to ensuring that every team member feels valued and engaged.
• You will work to manage the care and replacement of equipment, ensuring high standards of Health and Safety in all activities undertaken.
• Our customers are our guests so you will have a passion to deliver high quality food, leaving them with everlasting memories and an experience they looking forward to returning to.
• You will have a natural flare to drive meaningful relationships working together as one team and being a part of Fearann Eilean Iarmain.
• We aspire to always treat each other with respect, making work a great place to be. As part of our management team your role will be to ensure your team are treated well and success is recognised
• From previous management or supervisorial experience in hospitality or leisure, you will have acquired outstanding business acumen, driving the team to achieve results.

How to apply:

If you are ready to take the next step in your career as a Head Chef with us, please get in touch by emailing your CV with a cover letter to generalmanager@eileaniarmain.co.uk.

Work for partners:

Work available for partners

Contact details:generalmanager@eileaniarmain.co.uk | www.eileaniarmain.co.uk

Head Chef, 4* hotel highlands, Caithness

Posted on September 4, 2018 | Start date September 6, 2018

Salary:£36,000 per annum depending on experience paid monthly with up to £3,500 in achievable bonuses available.
Hours:50 hours per week
Days:5 out of 7 days - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:30 bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: up to 40; Dinner: up to 60; Breakfast: up to 50; Functions: up to 120
Food type:High Quality restaurant and bistro - currently have 1 rosette looking to progress to 2
Full-time chefs:4 full time chefs and 1 part time chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Accommodation available
Job description:

I am recruiting for an experienced Head Chef for a privately owned hotel in the Highlands.

You will run all aspects of the kitchen including ordering, stock control, kitchen hygiene & safety regulations, creating menus and rotas.

Taking advantage of the local produce available.

You will have a passion about your work and creative ideas when presenting  tasty food to a very high standard.

Ideally looking to gain a second rosette.

Looking for someone who can run the kitchen at a highly professional level, value the customer and give them what they want.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience with a proven track record.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with a copy of your updated CV and reference details quoting 8040

Work for partners:


Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Country Park, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on September 4, 2018 | Start date October 1, 2018

Salary:Salary will be up to £32,000 depending on experience. Benefits of employment include a performance based bonus, private health, 30 days of leave per year (including public holidays), employer pension contribution of 8% of salary and life assurance.
Days:5 days out of 7 - open from 8am to 6pm plus required to work some evenings for events as required, probably on a monthly basis.
Holidays:30 days
Bedrooms:100 seat restaurant/café, with an additional 80 outdoor covers, as well as a busy coffee bar and food hall
Food type:Quality, seasonal, local ingredients/produce
Full-time chefs:6 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

I am looking for an experienced Head Chef for a country park situated around 10 miles from Edinburgh.

A store, food hall, café and wellbeing space in the stableyard area in 1,000 acre space. The catering offering consists of a 100 seat restaurant/café, with an additional 80 outdoor covers, as well as a busy coffee bar and food hall.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and experienced Senior Chef who has passion in abundance and is driven to succeed. Working closely with the Food & Beverage Manager you will guide, inspire and facilitate the kitchen team ensuring the kitchen operates efficiently and profitably. In addition, you will cater for weddings and other events, producing quality food to a high standard.

You will have a passion for food and the ability to motivate others and have a positive approach to work.

Must have solid organisational skills and the ability to run a kitchen under pressure.

The successful candidate should have at least ten years kitchen experience, three of which have been gained at Head Chef level in a similar organisation.

Working mainly day shifts this is a good opportunity for a better work life balance.

How to apply:

Please email a copy of your updated CV to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland quoting 8039.

Work for partners:


Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Relief Chefs of all levels, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on August 31, 2018 | Start date September 1, 2018

Salary:From £12-£18 depending on position. Plus return travel either at cost price or 30p per mile.
Hours:Minimum of 40 hours over 5 days
Days:5 days out of 7 - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:Small country inns and restaurants to large 4/5 star resorts
Covers:Lunch: Varies; Dinner: Varies; Breakfast: Varies; Functions: Varies
Food type:Seasonal fresh and local produce mainly A la carte and good quality pub/bistro up to 3AAR
Full-time chefs:1 - 20 + kitchen porters
Accommodation:Clean single accommodation is provided at no charge to the chef
Job description:

We are looking for relief chefs of all levels from Chef de Partie upwards to Head Chef.

Positions are all over Scotland and in the north of England also.

Places vary from small country inns and restaurants to large resorts and 4/5* hotels.

How to apply:

Please apply to Johanna Watson, Relief chef manageress, with an up-to-date CV and reference details quoting RELIEF 2018

We will then call you to get you registered.

Work for partners:


Contact details:jojo@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Head Chef, Quality restaurant Aberdeen, Grampian

Posted on August 30, 2018 | Start date September 1, 2018

Salary:Salary of up to £35,000 negotiable depending on experience paid monthly with a share of tips plus a 10% bonus scheme.
Hours:40 hours per week
Days:3pm - 11pm - 5 days per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 50 - 75 covers per day; Functions: occasional
Food type:Bistro/upscale casual dining/quirky bar snacks
Full-time chefs:2 chefs plus a kitchen assistant
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

Chefs In Scotland is recruiting for a senior chef for a Restaurant based in Aberdeen. Part of a well established group and there is scope for promotion and further career progression.

The restaurant has got an excellent reputation for serving local produce and sustainable & zero-waste cooking so you must have good knowledge of seasonal ingredients, cooking techniques and a creative flair for writing menus.

Looking for someone with high standards and good knowledge of food safety, hygiene and HACCP.

You will have a lot of autonomy in the kitchen and would ideally have a good eye for detail and due diligence.

This would suit an ambitious Sous Chef looking to make their own impact on the city food scene, perhaps with aspirations of gaining accolades.

The position is available now but happy to wait for the right candidate also.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with a copy of your updated CV and reference details quoting 7856

Work for partners:


Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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