Head Chef, The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on May 1, 2021 | Start date May 15, 2021

Salary:£35,000 -upwards per annum, according to experience, paid 4-weekly, meals on duty
Hours:around 45 hours per week, for you to organise. time in lieu for extra days worked
Days:5 days per week, mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: up to 20; Dinner: 100; Breakfast: up to 100 to 120; Functions: can do 300
Food type:Restaurant and bar food and also usually a busy function trade
Full-time chefs:5 chefs and kitchen porters
Accommodation:Room in staff House available in town if relocating to Dumfries
Job description:

The Cairndale Hotel is a well known town centre hotel in Dumfries in the South of Scotland, a popular destination not far from the English Border.

We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking Head Chef to join our management team and lead the kitchen brigade in maintaining high standards of food.

The successful candidate will have experience of running high volume kitchens with banqueting along with Restaurant and Café Bar operations.

The Cairndale Hotel has 91 bedrooms, Reivers Restaurant seats up to 100 covers and we offer banqueting for up to 250 with further smaller dining rooms available. We also have the Forum cafe bar as well as further opportunities to develop the food operation.

Leading an established brigade, you will have a proven track record of maintaining GP%, robust kitchen management with HACCP knowledge along with excellent food standards. All of this will be maintained with an ability to train and motivate the team whilst ensuring the laid down wage percentage in place.

In return we offer a competitive salary package along with benefits of working with one of Dumfries’s leading family run businesses.

This position is available now for the right candidate but we are equally happy to wait.

How to apply:

Please apply to Matthew Wallace with your up to date CV and reference details

Work for partners:

Possibly depending on experience. Scope for reception / duty manager / chef de partie. all with competitive wages paid.

Contact details:matthew@cairndalehotel.co.uk | www.cairndalehotel.co.uk
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