Head Chef, Forgan's St Andrews, Restaurant, Fife

Posted on March 27, 2024 | Start date April 15, 2024

Salary:On Target Earnings up to £65,000 per annum - paid monthly. Paid overtime over 50 hours, tips and 30% bonus available on key performance indicators Wage stream available of up to 40% of wage earned
Hours:45 hours per week, straight shifts - overtime paid after 50 hours
Days:5 days from 7 - straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: Up to 300 over lunch & dinner in Summer
Food type:Modern Scottish produce-led food, large cuts. We are looking to reduce covers and increase spend with next menu change.
Full-time chefs:12 plus KPs
Accommodation:None available
Job description:

Forgan’s have adopted a simple ethos, to deliver quality Scottish produce-led food and drinks in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

At our original site in St Andrews, we have developed a reputation for hosting exclusive meals in our private Bothies and treating our guests to a dose of famous Scottish hospitality.

Who are we:
The Scotsman Group is Scotland’s largest and most diverse hospitality group, with a collection of over 40 venues across Scotland including bars, restaurants, hotels and more.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Head Chef to join our fantastic venue.

What is in it for you?

As part of Scotsman Hospitality, you will have access to the following benefits that include:

TRONC electronic tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned in venues.
Wagestream – Stream up to 40% pay as it is earned and set automatic savings to support your financial wellbeing.
30% off of food and cinema tickets in all of our venues across Scotland.
Quarterly bonus payment.
Hotel and Apartment discounts.
Access to Scotsman Perks Benefits Portal.
Staff meals on duty.
Flexible working opportunities.
Career development through our Scotsman Steps training programme.
The Role:

As Head Chef, your role will include:

Overall responsibility for managing all aspects of the kitchen environment.
To ensure great attention to detail for the menu specs provided.
Compliance with legislation, food production, stock control and staff training.
Involvement in menu compilation.
Having sole responsibility for kitchen costs, you will also be responsible for ensuring that the menu produced generates the required Gross Profit margin for the business.
The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

You will excel in your Chef profession and will be looking to progress within a dynamic company that can help you take the next step on the career ladder.
The ability to work in a fast paced and high-pressured environment.
You will have strong people and operational management skills and have experience in the industry at a supervisory level.
You take pride in yourself, your work, and your wider team.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Work for partners:


Contact details:nickkourie@scotsman.group | https://forgansstandrews.co.uk/
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