Sous Chef, Mackays Hotel, Caithness

Posted on November 21, 2017 | Start date December 15, 2017

Salary:Up to £25,000 negotiable depending on experience paid monthly with shared tips, bonus available Over time for extra days worked
Duration:Permanent
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:shared apartment with garden - £65 per week all in
Job description:

Mackays Hotel is a 30 bedroom hotel 3 star family run hotel in Wick. 90 miles from Inverness Airport, (Discounted flights) Train station, Bus station.

Creative and Focused sous chef required

We are looking for an exceptional 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.

Our hotel is a well-established 3 Star 1AA Rosette Hotel in the Royal Burgh of Wick in the Far North of Scotland.

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 also you can 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

Contact details:dml@mackayshotel.co.uk | www.mackayshotel.co.uk

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