Head Chef

Head Chef, Visitor Centre Orkney Brewery, Orkney and Shetland

Posted on November 3, 2021 | Start date March 15, 2022

Salary:Good package in place including accommodation
Days:6 days in season and occasional evenings, lots of down time out of season
Covers:Lunch: up to 100; Dinner: 60 maximum; Functions: 60 maximum
Food type:Mixture of cafe and good local produce
Full-time chefs:3 plus helpers
Accommodation:will source cottage locally
Job description:

I am looking to see if anyone would be interested in relocating to the beautiful island of Orkney off the north coast of mainland Scotland.

We are looking for a Chef to take over the running of the Orkney Brewery Visitor centre from March 2022.

This may suit someone looking to relocate to Orkney for the quality of life.

Orkney Brewery is a 5 Star Visitor Attraction situated just to the North of Skara Brae.

Mainly working day shift for the season with excellent time off the be had in winter.

There will be some evening work also.

May suit a single chef or a family looking to relocate due to the quality of life available on Orkney.

How to apply:

Please apply to Michael at Chefs In Scotland with your current up to date CV, details of work references and your salary requirements please.

Please quote 12038

Work for partners:

Yes potentially according to experience at the visitor centre or the brewery

Contact details:michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk | www.orknewbrewery.co.uk
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Head Chef, 70 bedroom hotel Strathspey, Moray and Strathspey

Posted on December 1, 2021 | Start date December 10, 2021

Salary:in the region of £35,000 to £40,000 negotiable for the right person with accommodation at no charge
Days:5 days per week - up to you to wset your own shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: fairly quite scope for developing; Dinner: currntly up to 70, can do 130 when the hotel is full; Breakfast: 130 very maximum; Functions: 160 for weddings
Food type:Lots of coaches and also scope to develop more refined food for privates
Full-time chefs:4 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Room in hotel available
Job description:

I am looking for candidates for a permanent Head Chef position for a busy coaching hotel in the Highlands of Scotland.

Scope to develop the business which is owned by a well known small group of hotels, well established.

The bulk of the trade is coach parties so good volume experience is a yes please.

There is scope to develop the private dining with a nice menu also.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the kitchen including ordering, staffing, menu planning, cooking and all aspects of healthy and safety.

Nice location not too far from Inverness and plenty to do on time off for those who like fishing, golfing, walking.


How to apply:

Please apply to Michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk with a current CV quoting 12062

Ideally please include work references which we will only contact after discussing the job with you

Work for partners:

very much yes front of house house keeping / general assistants

Contact details:michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, Restoration Yard, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on November 24, 2021 | Start date November 25, 2021

Salary:Competitive salary plus tips and excellent benefits
Hours:40 hours per week
Days:5 days over 7 - straight day shift with the very occasional evening (8.30am to 4.30/5pm usually)
Holidays:30 days per annum
Food type:Food with tasty, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients
Full-time chefs:5
Accommodation:Not provided
Job description:

Are you tired of anti-social hours? At Restoration Yard we have excellent opportunities in a daytime operation for both a Head Chef and Sous Chef who want to achieve a better work-life balance.

You will be part of a team that create memorable moments whether our guests are with us for a spot of lunch, coffee & cake, or celebrating their wedding day. Our offering consists of a 100 seat restaurant with an additional 80 outdoor covers.

Head Chef
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Chef who has passion in abundance and is driven to succeed. With plans afoot to grow and expand the business there is no better time to join us. Working closely with the Food & Beverage Manager you will guide and inspire the kitchen team ensuring we operate efficiently and profitably.

Why work for us?
While regular weekend working and the occasional evening for weddings & events is required, as a daytime operation we offer sociable hour to fit around your life. We care about our people and their wellbeing and are happy to consider a 3 or 4 day week if that works for you.

Dalkeith Country Park, an outstanding visitor attraction, is a truly special place. On the outskirts of Edinburgh set in a beautiful 1,000-acre estate you will discover our gorgeous courtyard which is home to The Kitchen; a stylish and contemporary eating experience, The Larder; for take away food and drinks, as well as various other food outlets which are open throughout the year.

How to apply:

If you wish to apply, please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to recruitment@restorationyard.com.

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Work for partners:


Contact details:recruitment@restorationyard.com | https://www.restorationyard.com/restoration_cafe/restoration-cafe/
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Head Chef, Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine in France, Rest of the world

Posted on November 19, 2021 | Start date November 28, 2021

Salary:1400 to 1900 Euros per month possibly more for an experienced chef
Hours:5 days split shifts breakfast and dinner, to manage your own hours
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: none; Dinner: 12 to 14; Breakfast: 12 to 14
Food type:Fine Dining you to design the menus
Full-time chefs:
Accommodation:shared accommodation, ie room accommodation is of an excellent standard and the rooms are a good size so this is not a pre conceived idea of typical “seasonnaire” living.
Job description:

I am looking for one chef for the coming winter season for our luxury ski chalet company in France. Ideally the candidate will have an EU passport however this is not essential as we still have time to organise a work permit and visa. UK candidates must be in the UK and able to attend a Visa interview.

We have a flexible option at the moment for accepting a less experienced chef or a very experienced chef

Our salary ranges between €1400 and €1900, we may consider more for exceptionally experienced chefs however that should not be expected.

The salient points of our offer are:

Salary, depending on experience
Airport transfers from Geneva airport to Morzine
Accommodation with wifi in Les Gets or Morzine
Full season PDS ski pass
Comprehensive insurance
Ski, boot, board hire
Part uniform

How to apply:

If interested please either email me your up to date Cv or if known to me please let me know via email or on the CIS facebook page

michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk quoting reference number 12065

Work for partners:


Contact details:michael@chefsinscotland.co.uk | www.hunterchalets.com
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Head Chef, The Brae Hotel, Orkney and Shetland

Posted on November 19, 2021 | Start date January 6, 2022

Salary:Hourly rate negoitable in region of £16 per hour , paid monthly plus tips.
Hours:40 to 50 depending upon season, happy to pay by the hour
Days:5 from 7 mixed mostly straights
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: nothing at moment can develop; Dinner: 20 up to 40 more in season; Breakfast: 20 up to 40
Food type:Scottish - Restauant and keen to develop the bar trade
Full-time chefs:2 full time and 1 part time + kitchen porters
Accommodation:get a house with all bills and utilities paid three bedroom semi detached fully furnished en site
Job description:

The Brae Hotel is a privately owned 35 bedroom hotel in a busy rural village in Shetland.

We are looking for a Head Chef with enthusiasm for food to join our friendly and stable team.

As the Head Chef you will be responsible for all aspects of running the kitchen such as stock ordering, menu writing, rotas, cooking, all asapects of health and safety. .

We are closed over Christmas and we re open our doors again as of the 6th January.

The ideal candidate will be punctual, reliable, able to be a team member and at all times behave in a professional manner.

This position is available from the start of January and is a permanent all year round position.

How to apply:

Please apply to Florence Troup, owner, with an up-to-date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

This may suit either a single chef or two people with one working in the bar as a bar manager.

Contact details:FATroup@gmail.com | www.braehotel.co.uk
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Head Chef, Fonab castle Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on November 15, 2021 | Start date November 15, 2021

Salary:£35,000, Bonus, Company Benefits and Service Charge
Hours:45 hours per week
Days:5 out of 7 days - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 85; Dinner: 85; Breakfast: 85; Functions: 50
Food type:Brasserie and Fine Dining 3 AA Rosette
Full-time chefs:15 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own en suite room available - shared kitchen and lounge
Job description:

This opportunity is at Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa, Pitlochry, Perthshire. Nestled in the picturesque Scottish Highlands, Fonab Castle boasts luxurious rooms, scenic views, a Spa, function suite and two restaurants.

With 42 bedrooms, each individually designed room has been decorated sympathetically to blend a contemporary style with the original room features with views of the Loch Faskally or of the Highlands’ landscape.

Fonab Castle Hotel has 2 on-site restaurants, the Fonab Brasserie offering a la carte meals and the Sandeman’s Fine Dining Restaurant for a sophisticated dining experience.

We are currently recruiting for a Head Chef to join our highly successful Team. Based in modern and contemporary surroundings you will be required to contribute to the hotel’s success. You should have a warm, personable nature, can do attitude and eye for details.
You will know and understand what it means to deliver amazing hospitality and will thrive on the challenge of always exceeding guest’s expectations. You will be expected to achieve a level of service through the constant monitoring of our established brand standards. As a result, you should be highly attentive to detail and be capable of delivering consistent standards.

We are looking for a Head Chef to take charge of our team. You will take control of all aspects of the day to day running of the kitchen including cooking, ordering, menu planning, health and hygiene.
There is a friendly stable team working to a high standard in a well-equipped kitchen using fantastic local produce including herbs grown in our own garden.

Job Skills Essential
• Previous experience at top 4 or 5 star
• Previous experience in a luxury hospitality environment
• Passion for cooking and minimum of 2/3 Rosette standard for Head and Sous Chef
• Ability to work flexible hours including early, late, weekends and nights
• Excellent customer service and communication skills
• Able to deal with changing priorities and work demands
• Advance English language speaker
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are required;
• A person who easily connects with others and can live up to our mission statement: Inspiring our guests through individuality and passion!
• Team player
In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

How to apply:

Apply with CV to michael.jones@fonabcastlehotel.com

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Contact details:michael.jones@fonabcastlehotel.com | www.fonabcastlehotel.com
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Head Chef, Western Isles Hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on November 9, 2021 | Start date November 10, 2021

Salary:£40,000 per year - paid monthly plus tips for 45 hour week
Hours:45 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: looking to develop; Dinner: up to 60; Breakfast: up to 60; Functions: up to 60
Food type:Bar and restaurant using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:4 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:live in (negotiable a month for an ensuite room + all meals)
Job description:

The Western Isles is a 3 star 26 bedroom hotel situated in Tobermory overlooking The Sound of Mull 1 & 1/2 hours from Oban.

We are looking for an experienced Head Chef to join our team.

You will be in charge of the day to day running of the kitchen - menu planning, rotas, ordering, stock control and health safety and hygiene.

We make everything on site using fresh local and seasonal produce.

Good opportunity for a chef with real commitment to produce good food and make a name for themselves.

The position is available now but happy to wait for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Bryan Botha, Manager with your up to date CV and reference details

Work for partners:

Possible depending on their position

Contact details:bbotha@westernisleshotel.com | www.westernisleshotel.com
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