Head Chef, The Colonsay Hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on January 16, 2020 | Start date March 18, 2020

Salary:Up to £36,000 per annum pro rata depending on experience + discretionary bonus + self contained accommodation provided.
Days:6 days per week - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 15; Dinner: 30-70; Breakfast: 18; Functions: 70
Food type:High quality bistro specialising in shellfish, local meat and produce
Full-time chefs:3 plus Kitchen Porter
Accommodation:Self contained accommodation included as part of the package
Job description:

Outstanding small award-winning family owned hotel is looking for a committed Head Chef to oversee the day to day running of the busy 40 cover restaurant in this beautiful 9 bedroom hotel. With a busy bar/pub as well as almost full room occupancy throughout the season, this is a perfect opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in all aspects of working in a small but busy restaurant, and the ability to meet the needs of discerning hotel guests as well as local clientele.

You will have a passion for fresh quality food, a sound knowledge of cooking seafood and game, as well as other local fresh produce. You will have an enthusiastic and flexible attitude and excellent people management skills to get the best out of a small kitchen brigade of 3 plus KP, keeping them motivated and ensuring excellent attention to detail. You will be driven to achieve the GP target of 68% and will demonstrate good stock control. The number of covers are: breakfast up to 20; lunch 5 to 30; dinner 15 to 60. Menu is high quality bistro-style and largely fixed with 2 daily specials.

Keeping up to date with all health and hygiene legislation, along with ensuring all health and safety requirements are met is essential. At least a level 2 HACCP certificate is also essential.

The position is available as of March and is through until the end of October.

How to apply:

To apply, please respond with a CV and contactable work references to Jane Howard.

Work for partners:

Great job opportunities available for a partner.

Contact details:jane@colonsayholidays.co.uk | www.colonsayholidays.co.uk
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