Sous Chef, (junior) Mackays Hotel, Caithness

Posted on June 16, 2017 | Start date June 16, 2017

Salary:Up to £22,000 negotiable depending on experience paid monthly with shared tips Bonus of £2000 structured over 1 year Over time as time back in lieu for any extra days worked
Hours:50 hours per week
Days:5 out of 7 days - mixed shifts - working the very odd breakfast shift
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:30 bedrooms, 6 apartments, 2 town houses.
Covers:Lunch: 10 - 40; Dinner: 20 - 60; Breakfast: to 50; Functions: to 120
Food type:Bistro style 1 Rosette Restaurant aiming for 2 AA Rosettes - Functions to high standard - fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:4 full time chefs and 1 part time chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:own room in shared apartment with garden - TV and W-Fi included
Job description:

Mackays Hotel is a 30 bedroom hotel 3 star family run hotel in Wick. 90 miles from Inverness. We are looking for a creative and focused Junior Sous Chef to join our team at Mackays Hotel. The person we are looking for will be a self-motivated team player with skills to match and a high achiever.

You will have excellent cooking skills and understanding of produce and ingredients. As part of your role with us, you will be involved in writing menus that are both creative and profitable.

You'll work busy shifts like everyone else, most likely whatever it takes to get the job done. At Mackays we don’t work you into the ground though – we know that’s not good for you or our business!

You will share your enthusiasm for food with the front of house team and work with the kitchen team and owners to develop their long established and well-loved business, retaining the excellent reputation they have built up over many years. You’ll enjoy the fast pace of the kitchen and will consistently produce top quality dishes under pressure. You’ll want to use locally sourced ingredients and develop dishes that have the most delicious flavours and relish producing new dishes.

Good quality of life and friendly place to work there is a Swimming pool and gym close by you can also enjoy golfing and fishing.

This position is available now for the right candidate

How to apply:

Please email your CV and covering letter to Murray Lamont

Work for partners:

Possible depending on experience

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