Head Chef, The Colonsay hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on January 7, 2019 | Start date March 25, 2019

Salary:Up to £30,000 per annum pro rata depending on experience + discretionary bonus + self contained accommodation provided.
Duration:Permanent
Hours:45
Days:6 days per week - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:9
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 1 bedroom apartment
Job description:

Outstanding small award-winning hotel on stunning Scottish island 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 running 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 4, 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.

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

The hotel is open from 25th March until early November.

All holidays to be taken at the end of the season in form of holiday pay apart from the occasional days taken with
prior agreement.

How to apply:

To apply, respond with a CV and someone will contact you shortly.

Work for partners:

Great job opportunities available for a partner.

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