Head Chef, The Old Course Hotel St Andrews, Fife

Posted on July 25, 2019 | Start date July 25, 2019

Salary:From £30,000 per annum, paid monthly plus tips.
Hours:contracted at 48 hours per week
Days:5 days per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: Up to 50; Dinner: Up to 90; Breakfast: Up to 200
Food type:3AA Rosette fine dining and traditional Scottish cuisine in our other restaurant
Full-time chefs:5-8 chefs + kitchen porter
Accommodation:Available in the staff accommodation - short term for 3 months charged at £7.55 per day, meals included.
Job description:

Recently voted Scottish Hotel of the Year 2018, the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa is one of the leading golf and spa luxury hotels and overlooks the manicured acres of its namesake Old Course and across to the sea beyond. It’s an elegantly informal haven of luxury, warm hospitality and exquisite dining. As a 5 Red Star Resort and a member of the Preferred Hotels, there is no more spectacular location in all of St Andrews.

The Old Course Hotel is also a member of Connoisseurs Scotland; the world class grouping of properties which provide an authentic flavour of Scotland to discerning travellers.


Utilizing the very best seasonal ingredients, the Head chef will employ their creative and technical skills to high quality seasonal food products, establishing image standards for the 4th Floor specialties, have a comprehensive managerial competence to lead the team to both culinary and financial success. Strive to move the business and its cuisine forward to be innovative as well as competitive in its market sector.
The head chef will also be accountable for the supervision of the daily preparations of meal periods – Breakfast, 4th floor bar specialties, boardroom dining and Road Hole Restaurant 3 rosette restaurant, ensuring that standard operating procedures are followed.

You must be knowledgeable in all aspects of health and hygiene and must have excellent organisational skills to manage a large team.

Working five days per week, mainly straight shifts.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a top resort and accommodation is available. This is an excellent opportunity to make a name for yourself.

You will receive discounts on hotels within the group and discounts on food within the hotel.

Uniform is provided and we have our own private pension scheme.

You have access to 8 free rounds of golf per year.

This position is available now for the right person.

How to apply:

Please apply via https://kohler.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=3955

Work for partners:

yes potentially in House Keeping, working in the Spa or front of house

Contact details:Katie.BIRRELL@oldcoursehotel.co.uk | www.oldcoursehotel.co.uk/
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