Cook, The Mainstreet Trading Company, Borders

Posted on March 22, 2017 | Start date April 22, 2017

Salary:£18,000 to £20,000 negotiable depending on experience with a possible bonus scheme
Hours:45 hours per week
Days:5 day out of 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 50-80
Food type:Modern British Cafe using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:2 plus kitchen porters on weekends
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

The Mainstreet Trading Company is situated in the beautiful Scottish Borders village of St Boswells.

Experienced full time chef required for busy kitchen in award winning Café, Bookshop & Deli.

Based in St Boswells, 5 miles from Tweedbank train station (terminus of the new Borders Railway), we are a small dedicated team who pride ourselves on the quality of our food and the customer experience we offer.

Mainstreet is a destination business well known for our knowledgeable friendly staff. Each part of the business – café/books/deli – takes inspiration from the other, with our ‘Cookbook of the Month’ informing the menu.

We are looking for someone capable of being the senior team member in the kitchen.

You will be responsible for the ordering stock, maintaining health and safety and also training, health and hygiene and HACCP.

You will also have input into menus.

We also have a deli which has strong local focus which is combined with international flavours.

The working hours would be 8.45 - 5.45 and we are closed Mondays.

The position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Bill De la Hey, Director with a copy of your updated CV and reference details

Please look on our instagram: mainstreethare

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Cook, Busy Bees Nursery, Glasgow

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

Salary:Negotiable depending on experience paid monthly.
Days:5 days out of 7 Monday to Friday
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: catering for up to 50 children a day between breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea
Food type:Healthy and nutritious meals
Full-time chefs:1
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

A vacancy has become available for a Chef in our Busy Bees Nursery in Anniesland.

This role is a permanent 40 hour position.

Your main responsibilities will be to prepare safe and nutritious meals, snacks and drinks for all children, ensuring safety and welfare needs are met at all times.

Breakfasts would be cereal, toast, scones etc. lunches - basic healthy lunches such as turkey and salad, moroccan cous cous etc and afternoon tea - baked potatoes, sandwiches, soups etc

You will be responsible for food preparation, cooking and serving of food through-out various times of the day, whilst ensuring the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness is adhered too.

Applicants for this post should have previous experience with working with allergens.

Shift pattern would be 7.30am - 4.30pm or 8am - 5pm.

The position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please send an up to date CV to Jacqueline Mitchell at

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Cook, Field Studies Council- Millport Field Centre, Ayrshire and Arran

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

Salary:FSC Salary Grade: Scale Points 9 – 12, currently £17,604 - £20,089 per annum paid monthly in arrears.
Hours:40 hours per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:60 twin rooms
Covers:Lunch: catering for up to 120 residential visitors
Food type:Highest standard of food, baking and home cooked meals
Full-time chefs:Working in a team you are responsible for a junior member of the kitchen
Accommodation:Live in accommodation is available. Own en suite room at the centre - charged at 20% of wage.
Job description:

FSC Scotland (predominantly based at FSC Millport, Isle of Cumbrae)

Millport Field Centre is located on the eastern shore of the Isle of Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde. Millport is easily accessible being just an 8 minute ferry crossing from the mainland at Largs and within an hour and a half of Glasgow.

We are looking to recruit a Lead chef to join our friendly team.

The Lead Chef will have management responsibilities for the catering operation at the learning location.

This will include hands-on cooking as well as the effective management of the catering team. The post holder will have a proven track record of stock control and ordering, leading and developing a team and delivering the highest standard of food safety and hygiene.

This is an active role and will require the job holder to be able to carry out duties associated with kitchen work including manual handling.

You will be happy taking an active role in the learning location’s evening, overnight and on call duties – this will involve staying on site on some evenings, overnight or to be contactable by phone to deal with customer issues and, with the support of a Senior member of staff, respond to emergencies.

Located in a beautiful rural location - the Centre is just metres away from the sea.

How to apply:

For further details and an application form, visit our website:
e-mail: or phone: 01743 852138
Applications will be considered upon arrival.

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