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Out and About Friday 19th October

We have 71 chefs out working on relief all over Scotland, 19 chefs confirmed for this week so far.

We now have a policy in place for taking new relief chefs on over the winter.

I am still waiting on a lot of current Hygiene Certificates to be sent over, you can email them over to jojo@chefsinscotland.co.uk

Jade is still on annual leave and will return to work on Monday, I have been going through junior positions and the availability for bother Senior and Junior Chefs is getting better with most jobs on our list getting candidates.

If you are a junior chef and are needing help to write a good CV or just need help to tweak it please get in touch as we will be more than happy to help with this. Call 01683 222830.

Back to relief here are some of the chefs we have out just now

Tom Smyth is at Formartine’s in Ellon

Steve Nye and Stuart MacColl are both at The Oban Bay Hotel

Philippe Alamichel is at Balcary Bay Hotel working mainly on Pastry

David Thompson (new relief chef) is work with Jason Paxton at The Nethy Bridge Hotel

Martin Hamilton is over in Shetland at The Scalloway Hotel

Leon Edgson is a the Carrbridge Kitchen covering Sous Chef position to the end of the school holidays

Pawel Cimek is at the Ballachulish Hotel

David young is at the Kames Hotel

Lillian Clarkson is home in Glencoe and working at Glencoe House

Keren Tweedie is acting head chef at the Old Manor Hotel

Thanks so much to all our relief chefs and Hoteliers for all your support 😊

Out and About Friday 31st August

We have over 70 chefs still out working on relief, this number has kept steady over the last few weeks.

We have 18 relief jobs confirmed with 1 day to go.

I am still looking to meet relief chefs here in Moffat please get in touch to check our availability.

Chefs we have booked out at the beginning of August

Mark Shaw at Tigh and Eilean Hotel

Philippe Alamichel at Ransacked Black Oven

Richard Clark at Dryfesdale Hotel

John Coghill at Isle Ornsay Hotel

John Bridgeford at Ransacked Black Oven

Jonny Lewis at Yan’s Kitchen

Andy Clifford at Cawdor Tavern

Leon Sinclair at Platform 1864

David Young at Cringletie House Hotel

Mark Harvey at Stotfield Hotel

William Wallace at Scalloway hotel

Steve Moffat at Herges on the Loch

Maria Sullivan at Kintail Lodge

Ally Elder at Fortingall Hotel

Sebastian Luszcynski at Nethy Bridge Hotel

Karim Nasri at Ardlui Hotel

Gordon Wright at Ardlui Hotel

Damian Krzepinski to Coul House Hotel

David Maxwell at Dryfesdale Hotel

Patrick Johnstone at Green Hotel

Calum Smith at Cairndale Hotel

Tim Morris at Deeside Inn

Sarah Pozzi at Galleon Grill

Thanks everyone for all of your hard work and continued support

Out and About 24th August

Over 70 chefs out working, the availability of chefs is still very tight in August and the availability in September is looking slightly better.

I have a few jobs to confirm this morning 😊

If you are out working via Chefs In Scotland and are due to finish please get in touch with your finish date and your next available date.

We are still meeting chefs in Moffat for relief work and permanent senior positions, get in touch to check our availability.

Relief jobs still have around a 90% success rate.

Next month I will be doing a list for “MAGIC 20”.

If relief work is something you want to do I would suggest if you are currently employed on a permanent basis for you to email over your CV and we can chase up all relevant references, meet you and we can let you know when the season will kick start next year.

Some chefs who are still working that we have final billed for

Denzil Gillies at the Western Isle hotel in Mull

Neil Hawthorne at Stonefield Castle in Tarbert

Sara-Jayne Moffat at The Granary Restaurant in Portree

Dave McConnachie at the Station House Inn at Corrour Estate

Scott Maciejewski at The Tavern in Fort William

Daniel Haig at Drovers Inn at Loch Lomond

Alex Burns at Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Dornoch

Ian Godfrey at Eddrachillies Hotel in Scourie

Nancy Rafferty at The Kings Manor Hotel in Edinburgh

Bruce Robertson at The Glen Nevis Restaurant in fort William

Ally Brown at Balmacara Hotel in Kyle of Lochalsh

Dmitrij Cvilij at Saucy Mary’s in Skye

Taylor McFarlane at The Tavern in Fort William

James McInally at Dalhousie Castle in Bonnyrigg

Chris Daily at Alyth Hotel in Perthshire

Johan Sikkema at Carrbridge Kitchen in Carrbridge

Paul Whitecross at The Garth Hotel in Grantown on Spey

Laure Galloway at Orde Food Company in the Borders

Thanks for all of your hard work and continued support

Out and about 3rd August

We are still over 70 chefs out working all over Scotland.

Relief is tight as you would expect for the time of year. We are suggesting a 20% chance of getting a chef to you by the end of August.

Happy to take details if you can pay the chef weekly, provide accommodation and are paid to date with us.

Some of the chefs are not as well known to us and it may be their first relief stint with us. We will give you all the information we have and the onus is on the employer as to whether they want to take them on or not.

If you have any availability please get in touch – contact jojo@chefsinscotland.co.uk or call 01683 222830

Out at the moment

Paul Sellers is at The Royal an Lochan Hotel

Craig Thomson is at The Golf View Hotel

Jason Paxton is at The Glen Nevis Hotel

David Jones at Peveril of the Peak

Donnie Lamont is at The Granary Restaurant

Ally Elder is at the Frigate Bar and Restaurant

Sarah Pozzi is at The Glenisle Hotel

David Maxwell is at the Oban Bay Hotel

Sarah Jeffrey is at The Murray Arms Hotel

Thank you everyone for all of your hard work over what has been an extremely busy season (and its not over yet)

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Out and about Friday 22nd June

We still have around 80 chefs out working and numbers still keep growing, there has been 28 chefs placed this week so far with more to be confirmed just waiting on the establishments to get back.

June has been a good month so far and we have 1 week left to the end of the month, targets are through the roof 😊

If you are looking for work, if you have any holidays and are looking to make some extra money or if you have days off please please get intouch.

We are looking to meet all relief chefs we have on our books and we are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday please get in touch to book your appointment.

If you are a chef out with us and have holidays planned please let me know the dates your not available so I can update the relief database.

Chefs placed at the beginning of June

Steve Moffat at Gary Moore Catering

Alan Baird at y Not Bar & Grill

Paul Whitecross at Garth Hotel

John Ferguson at Ballachulish hotel

Jonny Lewis at the Winking Owl

Martin Hamilton at Kirktown Garden Centre

Chris Wright at Geographer Restaurant

Scott Macintyre at Loch Melfort

Tim Morris and Chris Campbell at Ardlui Hotel

Sean McGregor at East Haugh House Hotel

David Bedo at Royal Dornoch Golf Glub

Gian Devey at Woll Golf Club

Alan Kaye at La Piazza Restaurant

Jonny Lewis at Nethy Bridge Hotel

Ionel Rizea at Calvert Trust

David Young at Pentland View Care Home

Patrick Johnstone at Four Seasons Hotel

David Maxwell at Cumbria Park Hotel

Laura Galloway and Ryan Williamson at Orde Food Company

Steve Ali at Moorings Hotel

Stuart MacColl at Balmacara Hotel

Kai Stutzkeitz at National Hotel

Dale Paton at Glengarry Hotel

Stuart Agnew at Ben Loyal Hotel

David Ironside at Coul House Hotel

Chris Wright at The Ancient Unicorn

Seb Schoeder at Fortingall Hotel and Kings Manor Hotel

David Young at The Winking Owl

Sebastian Luszyznski at Cringletie hotel

Tim Morris at Go Glasgow Urban Hotel

Zander Yule at Rowallan Castle

Thanks all so much for your hard work and continued support we are all grateful.

We still have around 80 chefs out working and numbers still keep growing, there has been 28 chefs placed this week so far with more to be confirmed just waiting on the establishments to get back.

June has been a good month so far and we have 1 week left to the end of the month, targets are through the roof 😊

If you are looking for work, if you have any holidays and are looking to make some extra money or if you have days off please please get intouch.

We are looking to meet all relief chefs we have on our books and we are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday please get in touch to book your appointment.

If you are a chef out with us and have holidays planned please let me know the dates your not available so I can update the relief database.

Chefs placed at the beginning of June

Steve Moffat at Gary Moore Catering

Alan Baird at y Not Bar & Grill

Paul Whitecross at Garth Hotel

John Ferguson at Ballachulish hotel

Jonny Lewis at the Winking Owl

Martin Hamilton at Kirktown Garden Centre

Chris Wright at Geographer Restaurant

Scott Macintyre at Loch Melfort

Tim Morris and Chris Campbell at Ardlui Hotel

Sean McGregor at East Haugh House Hotel

David Bedo at Royal Dornoch Golf Glub

Gian Devey at Woll Golf Club

Alan Kaye at La Piazza Restaurant

Jonny Lewis at Nethy Bridge Hotel

Ionel Rizea at Calvert Trust

David Young at Pentland View Care Home

Patrick Johnstone at Four Seasons Hotel

David Maxwell at Cumbria Park Hotel

Laura Galloway and Ryan Williamson at Orde Food Company

Steve Ali at Moorings Hotel

Stuart MacColl at Balmacara Hotel

Kai Stutzkeitz at National Hotel

Dale Paton at Glengarry Hotel

Stuart Agnew at Ben Loyal Hotel

David Ironside at Coul House Hotel

Chris Wright at The Ancient Unicorn

Seb Schoeder at Fortingall Hotel and Kings Manor Hotel

David Young at The Winking Owl

Sebastian Luszyznski at Cringletie hotel

Tim Morris at Go Glasgow Urban Hotel

Zander Yule at Rowallan Castle

Thanks all so much for your hard work and continued support we are all grateful.

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