Out and About Friday 23rd October

We currently have 24 relief out working, with no jobs confirmed this week so far.

Just got a job in for Stonehaven and working on getting a local chef …………………….

Here are all the chefs we have had out since coming out of lockdown (75 in total)

Dave Mcconachie, Glyn Musker, Peter Norrie, Alan MacPherson, Stuart MacColl, Michael Njoroge, Damian Bolton, Daniel Haig, Alan Rennie, Colin Thomson, Ally Brown, Martin Kelly, Jo Fenner, Julian Robinson, Jason Keenan, Barry Owen, Ryan Williamson, Dino Magnotta, Ally McGeachy, Lisa Campbell, Craig Eggers, Ed Stankaitis, Chloe Hay, Glenn Richards, Ionel Rizea, Norbert Waniek, Kevin Berry, Ian Godfrey, Patrick Johnstone, Vytis Baltrunas, Lee Tomlinson, Trevor Williams, Douglas Gillies, Phil Smith, Paul Hackland, Derrick Bartley, Michael George,, Paddy Farren, Colin Galway, Mark Shaw, Lorne MacDougall, Colin Thomson, Reece Watkins, Steven Mathieson, Leslie Kehoe, Ezekiel Ochieng, Tim Morris, Martin Ewart, Lukasz Kranz, Chris Hetherington, Lee rodger, Ally Elder, Nadia Sergejeva, Corno Cloete, Martin Nel, Brian Murphy, Steven Gannon, Graeme Kennedy, Jason Paxton, Andy Spence, Leon Edgson, Gordon Smillie, Mark Bellingham, Richard Wire, Bobby Ainsworth, Ollie Rankin, Andy Westwood, Robert McKillop, Robin McCrindle, Richard MacPherson, Tony Orr, James McPherson, Ben Donaldson, Jordan Drysdale, Craig Wood.

Thanks to you all for your hard work and continued support

Stay Safe 😊

Out and About Friday 16th October.

The availability of work coming in is poor, we do however still have 29 relief chefs out working and have confirmed 5 jobs this week. Fingers crossed for another couple today.

We are also selling Michael’s book Chopped Parsely….. anyone that would like a copy please drop us a message it £7.00 posted to the UK.

We also have cases of beer from Lowland Brewing 12 x 500ml bottles (Dryfe Blonde, Twa Dug’s and Rabbies Drouth) £24.00 and can be delivered locally at no charge. £40 to be delivered anywhere in the UK.

We have also got nice gift boxes that hold 3 x 500ml bottles and either a pint or ½ pint glass £12 - these are available for delivery in Lockerbie or Moffat and in between

Anyone buying a case of 12 bottles of 2 x gift boxes up until 31st December 2020 will be entered in to our competition for 1 week’s free accommodation at our apartment in Nerja.

To place an order you can PM me, email or call 01683 222830. (Michael usually delivers on a Wednesday and Saturday)

Back to our chefs……………………

Here are a few we have out at the moment

Gordon Smillie is at thh Shieldaig Lodge in Ross-shire

Kevin Berry and Ed Stankaitis are both at The Scores Hotel in St Andrews

Douglas Gillies is back the The Kenmore Hotel as Sous Chef and Tony Orr has just been extended

Norbert Waniek is still at The Glenburn Hotel

Barry Owen is at The Stonefield Castle

Derrick Bartley still at The Cairngorm Hotel

Michael George also still at The Ben Nevis Hotel

Thanks to ALL our chefs for your hard work and support

Stay Safe 😊

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Out and about 9th October 2020

We still have 30 relief chefs out working this figure has held up quite well.

There have been only 4 relief jobs confirmed for the week so far.

It is the annual CIS Golf Competition this weekend, it will be nice to see some familiar faces 😊

Here are some of the chefs we have out working

Ally Brown at Kenmore hotel he is starting today at 10am

Dave Mcconnachie at Stonefield Castle in Loch Fyne

Leon Edgson at Ness Walk in Inverness

Lee Tomlinson is still working a few days per week at The Collingwood arms

Craig Wood at The Isles Inn in Portree

Jordan Drysdale at Balcary Bay Hotel

Robin McCrindle has just finished at The Gables in Gretna

Chloe Hay and Corno Cloete are both still at The Blue Bell Inn

Martin Kelly is at The Kinloch Lodge in Skye

Andy Westwood also at The Balcary Bay Hotel

Michael Njoroge is at The Bridge Hotel in Buttermere

Trevor Williams is at Duisdale and Colin Nicolson has mainly been working at Toravaig in Skye they welcomed new permanent Sous chef Thom O’Sullivan at the beginning of October

Lisa Campbell has also accepted the permanent sous chef position at Skeabost Hotel

All in all everyone is getting on well and work hard. Thanks to you all for your support at these difficult times.

Stay Safe 😊 x

Out and About Friday 2nd October

There are still 46 relief chefs out working. We have 8 relief job confirmed this week so far hoping for another couple today.

There have been a few permanent jobs advertised also.

We are offering full service for permanent chef recruitment.

Here are some of the relief chefs we have out working

Chris Hetherington is back at Stonefield Castle for a few days

Patrick Johnstone is at The Inveroran Hotel in Bridge of Orchy

Ionel Rizea is here in Moffat at The Black Bull Inn

Tim Morris was over at The Galley of Lorne for a couple days

Ally Brown is at Tigh an Eilean Hotel in Ross-shire

Jason Paxton is at Friars Carse near Dumfries

James McPherson finished his stint at The Glen Mhor Hotel and is starting at The Balcary Bay Hotel near Castle Douglas

Mark Shaw is at The Bridge of Cally Hotel in Perthshire

Thanks to you all for your support through these difficult time and for all your hard work it really is appreciated 😊

Out and About Friday 25th September

We still have 50 relief chefs out working, this is good for the current situation.

We have excellent availability of relief chefs, we are happy to register new relief chef but the priority of work will go to the chefs who are better known to us and have done the most jobs. You can mail over your updated CV to along with your hygiene certificate and reference details.

We are offering a full service for permanent recruitment also. If you are looking for a permanent chef please get in touch you can call me on 01683 222830 an I can gather all the information on the position.

Here are some of the chefs we have out working

Pat Johnstone is at The Kastille in Turriff

Ally Elder is at The Killiecrankie Hotel in Perthshire

Craig Wood is at The Isles Inn in Portree

Roddy Mackinnon is at Dusidale Hotel in Skye

Jordan Drysdale is at The Balcary Bay Hotel near Castle Douglas

Ally Mcgeachy is still up in Dornoch at The Royal Dornoch Golf Hotel

Stuart MacColl is still working a few days per week at The Old Manse of Blair

Dougie Gilles has been extended at The Kenmore Hotel

Graeme Kennedy has also been extended at Tigh an Eilean Hotel

Thank you to all of our relief chefs for your support and hard work