Out and About Friday 13th September 2019

We have 85 relief chefs currently out work all over Scotland, the availability of chefs currently is still tight. If you are a chef who has any availability that is known to us please get in touch.

If you would like to come and have a chat about work for permanent or relief please get in touch to check our availability.

Jessica will be on annual leave next week, she is off to Spain 😊

Jade and myself will be taking over permanent senior recruitment.

Here is a list of chefs we have had out in September so far …………………

Ollie Rankin is at the Isles of Glencoe Hotel as CDP

John Cowie is at The Loch Ness Inn in Drumnadrochit as CDP

Julius Mwambula is at The Waterside Hotel in Peterhead as Head Chef

Craig Morris is at Airds Hotel in Port Appin as CDP

Stephen Falloon is at Columba 1400 in Skye as Sous Chef

Richard Clark was at Platform 1864 in Tain as Sous Chef

Gordon Wright is back at Tontine Hotel in Peebles as Sous Chef

Chris Roberti is at Trigony House in Thornhill as Head Chef

John Taylor is at Thainstone House Hotel in Inverurie as Junior Sous Chef

Corno Cloete is back at Winking Owl in Aviemore at Sous Chef

Anne Brooks a new relief chef is at Mackays Hotel in Wick as CDP

James Pratt is at Isles Inn in Portree as CDP

Karolis Arminas a new relief chef is at The Glenburn Hotel in Rothesay as CDP

Sebastien Schoeder is at The Gathering Bistro in Braemar as Head Chef

Lisa Campbell is going to Oyster Inn in Connell as CDP

Thanks to all our relief chefs for your continued support and very hard work 😊

Out and About Friday 6th September

We currently have 84 chefs out working.

We have lots of permanent positions available on our website if you are looking for a new challenge please email your updated CV, recent contactable work references and hygiene certificates to

We are still happy to meet chefs here in Moffat, just get in touch to check our availability.

I have gone back though our relief books and we have 14 chefs out working that we have final billed for.

Leon Edgson at Carrbridge Kitchen he started back with them on the 9th April.

Pawel Cimek at The Fife arms in Braemar, he started there on 3rd April and he helped out Ransacked Black Oven over the Edinburgh Festival and is now back at the Fife Arms.
Jason Paxton also at The Fife Arms, he started the on the 21st January
Allan Baird started at the County Hotel in Stornoway on 16th April.
Scott Mckie at The Moorings Hotel Fort William on 3rd May.
Vytis Baltrunas at The Classroom on 28th May, he also helped out Knockomie House Hotel for a few days.
Alex and Marthina Floyd are both still at The Lovat Loch Ness they both started 29th May.
Andy Westwood and Stephen Flindall are both at Tigh an Eilean Hotel, Andy started 7th May and Stephen 12th June.
Graham Smith returned to The Balmacara Hotel on 5th June.
James McPherson is at The Caroy House and started there on the 30th July (excellent feed back)
Steven Cameron is on-going at the Mustard Seed where he has been since 17th June.
Shaun Gibson was sent to Ardvasar Hotel on the 20th June then got moved to the sister Hotel, Hotel Eilean Iarmain.
Michael Njororge is still at the Onich Hotel he started there on the 29th January.

Thanks to you all and all our other relief chefs for doing a great job, we really do appreciate it 😊

Out and About Friday 30th August

We have 83 relief chefs out working and 18 confirmed for the week so far.

We are getting lots of permanent and seasonal jobs filled this month

Plenty of CV’s being sent out and interview being arranged

We currently have 142 positions available on our website please visit and you can apply for positions directly or if you want us to suggest jobs to you then all you need to do is email your updated CV, reference details and hygiene certificate to

Here are some of the chefs we have out just now

Tim Morris is finishing his 4 weeks stint at The Bridge of Cally and is booked to go to The Lodge at Perth Race Course.

John Cowie is getting on very well at The Balmacara Hotel in Kyle of Lochalsh

Stephen Mackenzie is at The Loch Ness Clansman Hotel

Kaspars Lapins is at The Kingsmills Hotel where Mae Mclean is finishing today and ready for her next job at The Eden Court Theatre

John Pickering has been extended at The Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Roger Brown is back helping at The Oyster Inn in Connell

Sarah Galloway has worked a short stint helping at Knockomie House Hotel in Forres

Craig Morris is on his last couple of days at The stonefield Castle

Brian Ferguson is at Inverlochy Castle

Colin Thomson is at Collingwood Arms

Daniel Haig is at The Gelngarry Castle

Patrick Johnstone is at the Kames Hotel

Thanks to all of our relief chefs we really appreciate all your hard work and continued support 😊

Out and About 23rd August 2019

This week has been a bit of a struggle to get chefs out we have 17 confirmed so far this week, the availability of chefs has been very tight.

We do however have 86 chefs out working this is up on last year by 13 which is great.

We are still happy for chefs to meet us in Moffat to discuss permanent and relief work, just get in touch with us to check our availability.

If you want to register for relief work please email your CV’s to include 2 recent contactable work reference and your up to date hygiene certificate.

When going to relief jobs please don’t forget to take ID for payroll (passport is preferred) or birth certificate, your P45 and NI number.

If you are a chef who has done work with us and get asked to go back to places you have been to please just keep us informed.

Here are some of the chefs we have out working

Bruce Robertson is at The Glen Nevis Restaurant

Calum Smith is at The Ben Loyal Hotel in Tongue

Sara Jayne Moffat is staying until the end of August at The Oyster Inn

Steve Cameron is at The Mustard Seed in Inverness

Ben Mailer is finishing next week at The Cawdor Tavern

Steven Mathieson has extended his stint at the Inch Hotel where George McCallum will cover when he is on holiday

Tony Vinter is finishing off the season at Hotel Hebrides

Marion Pohlmann is at the Sumburgh Hotel in Shetland

Robert Pop is at the Grant Arms Hotel

Steve Nye is at the Inn on the Tay along with Jamie Atkinson and Steve Moffat

Scott Macintyre is at the Nevis Bank Hotel

Stuart Urquhart is at The Classroom Restaurant in Nairn

Thanks to all of our relief chefs for your hard work and support 😊

Out and about Friday 16th August

There are 83 chefs out working which is 3 up on last year. We have 19 jobs confirmed for this week and hopefully there will be a few more confirmed today also.

Geoffrey Mshila who has done lots of relief work for us previously is back with us on his second stint at The Golf View in Nairn. Chris Wright is at Glengarry Castle where he has been asked to stay on until the end of the season. Damian Bolton is working 4 days a week around other commitments at The Inn at Lathones in Fife and is also stay until the end of the season. Gian Devey is at The Killiecrankie hotel and getting on very well. Ally Brown is at Skeabost and has extended his stint while they search for a permanent chef. Chris Robertson is working up in Peterhead at the Waterside hotel not too far from home. Alan Macpherson is at The Priory Hotel in Beauly which is also close to home for him. Lindsay Williams is also close to home at The Old Manor Hotel in Lundin Links where she has been asked to stay on longer. Daniel Haig and Virginijus Tiskus are in Edinburgh helping at La Garrigue while some of their staff is on holiday. Lillian Clarkson who has done lots of relief work for us over the years has just started her stint at The Falls of Dochart Inn.

Thank you to everyone for their hard work over this year and previous years.