Head Chef

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Head Chef, Dryburgh Arms Pub with Rooms, Borders

Posted on January 23, 2019 | Start date January 24, 2019

Salary:Good hourly rate of pay available for the right candidate - paid weekly plus tips
Hours:40 - 50 per week
Days:5 days from 7 - split shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: to 25 - looking to expand; Dinner: to 25 - looking to expand
Food type:Traditional Scottish bar meals
Full-time chefs:3 chefs including breafast chef plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

The Dryburgh Arms Pub with Rooms is situated in Newton St Boswells near Melrose.

We are looking for a Head Chef to join our team.

We have recently opened and are looking to build a team of chefs.

You would be required to help consolidate our existing food offering of lunch and dinner service and expand the operation.

You will be in charge of the day to running of the kitchen.

We are looking for a chef to start immediately.

How to apply:

Please apply to Pauline and Scott Paterson, Owners with a copy of your updated CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Possible depending on their experience

Contact details:dryburgharms@outlook.com | www.dryburgharms.co.uk
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Head Chef, 10 bedroom hotel Ballater, Grampian

Posted on January 22, 2019 | Start date February 1, 2019

Salary:£35,000 per annum paid monthly plus tips
Days:5 days - shifts for you to organise
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 36 - Sunday lunch; Dinner: 36; Breakfast: 22
Food type:Modern Scottish - menus to be designed and implemented
Full-time chefs:New team of up to 3
Accommodation:Available on site depending on requirements
Job description:

Chefs In Scotland is recruiting for a small 10 bedroom hotel situated in Ballater. After a 3 year refurbishment project we are looking for a head chef to join our team and launch the food operation from our newly renovated kitchen.

We are looking for a head chef who is looking to make a name for themselves and put their own stamp on the hotel. You will be in charge of menu design using lots of the fresh local produce that the area has to offer.

Not necessarily going to be aiming for rosettes and fine dining just good local produce cooked from scratch.

This is an exciting time to join as we relaunch the hotel.

You will be in charge of the day-to-day running of the kitchen including staff recruitment and training, ordering, stock control and health and safety and hygiene.

This position is available from the beginning of February for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply with your up-to-date CV and contactable work references to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland quoting 8582

Work for partners:


Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, Small bistro Aberdeen, Grampian

Posted on January 21, 2019 | Start date January 21, 2019

Salary:Salary of £26,000 - £28,000 negotiable depending on experience paid monthly plus tips and £3000 retention bonus payable after working 1 year. This would be put in place after a probationary period of 1 month.
Days:5 straight shifts 12pm - 10pm
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:No bedrooms, up to 70 covers over the day
Food type:Scottish bistro
Full-time chefs:2 plus a kitchen porter
Accommodation:Live-out ideally but some relocation options available
Job description:

I am recruiting a head chef for a small bistro situated in Aberdeen city centre with a growing reputation for food. Looking for a reliable and friendly chef to join the team who can consistently deliver a good quality standard of produce coming out of the kitchen.

You must be able to maintain the kitchen including ordering, stock control and specifically health and safety and hygiene.

Straight shifts, no splits and no breakfasts. You will get 2 consecutive days off every week.

This is a good position with a good bonus payable upon completion of one year's work.

Serving good quality Scottish produce.

This position is available now for the right person.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with your current CV and recent references quoting 8571

Work for partners:

Ideally as also looking for someone front of house with management experience

Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, West Highland Hotel, Invernesshire

Posted on January 21, 2019 | Start date February 14, 2019

Salary:£35,000 - £42,000 per annum experience dependent, paid fortnightly - Share of tips
Hours:48 Hours per week
Days:5 days per week - mainly straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory with additional days for long service
Covers:Lunch: 40; Dinner: 100; Breakfast: 80; Functions: 120
Food type:Modern Brittish with European influences (Local produce featured)
Full-time chefs:4.5 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:2 Bed Flat available for chef for either single or shared occupancy - there is a charge for this
Job description:

The West Highland Hotel is a 40 bedroom, family hotel situated in the highland village of Mallaig.

We are looking for an experienced head chef to join our team.

You will be in charge of the day to day running of this busy kitchen, ensuring all hygiene regulations are adhered to, rotas, ordering, stock rotation and staff training.

World class seafood on your doorstep.

We have a stunning new restaurant built at the front of the hotel, which offers excellent views.

Freedom to create menus with the support of the owners

Xmas and New year the hotel is closed offering the opportunity for family time.

Rural location but on the main trainline to Glasgow.

How to apply:

CV to sinedavis@me.com

Work for partners:

There are a number of opportunities available within the hotel

Contact details:Sinedavis@me.com | www.westhighlandhotel.co.uk
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Head Chef, The Wheatsheaf at Swinton, Borders

Posted on January 21, 2019 | Start date January 21, 2019

Salary:£32,000 per annum.
Days:5 mixed shifts.
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:10 rooms 2 cottages.
Covers:Lunch: Vary; Dinner: up to 45; Breakfast: up to 24; Functions: occasional
Food type:Modern British with classic french influences.
Full-time chefs:3 plus kitchen porter.
Accommodation:Live out but can provide temporary accommodation for up to 1 month, we will help you to find accommodation if relocating.
Job description:

The Wheatsheaf is a 4 star hotel in the village of Swinton three miles from the border and twelve miles from Berwick one way and Kelso the other.

We are looking for a head chef to join our team.

An excellent opportunity for an ambitious head chef to join the fine dining establishment.

This position is available now for the right candidate.

Meals on duty are provided.

How to apply:

Please apply to Michael Lawrence, owner with an up to date Cv and references.

Work for partners:


Contact details:reception@eatdrinkstaywheatsheaf.com | www.wheatsheaf-swinton.co.uk
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Head Chef, 16 bedroom hotel with 2 restaurants - Aberdeenshire, Grampian

Posted on January 18, 2019 | Start date January 19, 2018

Salary:Competitive negotiable salary - depending on experience, paid monthly. Plus tips
Hours:45hrs+ per week
Days:5 days from 7 straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:16 rooms
Covers:Dinner: average 100-190 covers a day
Food type:Gastro-pub style food and refined fine dining with either 3 or 5 course tasting menu, bespoke private dining and afternoon tea
Full-time chefs:8-10 (depending on season)
Accommodation:Assistance with relocation/finding suitable accommodation
Job description:

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head Chef to join this award-winning culinary team. You will have the opportunity to work with the finest produce, preparing and serving exceptional food.

You may be based in either of the two onsite restaurants.

As Head Chef you will need to be capable of managing a brigade of chefs, delivering 5 star dishes and taking full responsibility of the kitchen. You will also need to be knowledgeable about menu items and be aware of commodities used, methods, preparation and cooking in order to lead the team and ensure a consistently high level of food service at all times. You will also work closely with the Head Chef on stock control and ordering and work with higher management to continually refresh and improve the food offering.

Skills, Qualifications & Requirements
Experience of working in a similar role within a four or five star property
Current certificate in Basic Food Preparation, Health and Hygiene or similar (desirable)
Ability to produce high quality fresh food to the highest standard
Ability to lead and manage a brigade of 8-10 chefs in the absence of the Head Chef
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Driven with a passion for food and quality produce
Creative with a meticulous eye for detail
Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment and maintain a consistently high standard of food delivery under pressure
Positive and flexible approach to work (weekend and evening work will be required)
Proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom
All candidates must have their own transport to get to and from work (we are not able offer staff accommodation on site)
Free golf and unlimited access to the driving range and practice facilities
Reduced staff golf membership rate
An allocation of free golf
Discounted guest rates for friends and family on golf and accommodation
Property discounts including food & beverage, accommodation and retail
Access to discounted accommodation rates at other Trump properties
Access to other discounted accommodation rates through Connoisseurs Scotland
Subsidised food for staff whilst on duty
Contributory pension scheme (3% matched employer contribution)
28 days paid holidays per annum (plus additional 2 days for every 5 years’ service)
Staff social events – at least 2 paid events per annum
Assistance with relocation/finding suitable accommodation

How to apply:

Please apply with your CV and reference details to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland quoting 8547

Work for partners:


Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, CASTLE SWEEN HOLIDAY PARK, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on January 19, 2019 | Start date March 3, 2019

Salary:£450, per week plus tips
Days:5 1/2
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 20; Dinner: 50
Food type:MIXED PUB
Full-time chefs:2
Job description:

Castle Sween holiday park is a high quality site offering holiday homes for sale or hire, our bar and restaurant offers a quiet, comfortable location for quests to relax and enjoy good quality cuisine at reasonable prices.

We are looking for a seasonal head chef to work from early April through until end of October.

This position will suit a good honest hard working chef who likes the outdoors, fishing, boating and walking.

Responsible for cooking, ordering, cook-safe and all other aspects of the day to day running of a kitchen.

How to apply:

cv or covering letter to eddy@ellary.com

Work for partners:

yes in kitchen or front of house

Contact details:eddy@ellary.com | www.castlesween.com
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Head Chef, High end catering company, Fife

Posted on January 16, 2019 | Start date March 1, 2019

Salary:£16 per hour paid monthly Uniform provided
Days:4 straight shifts - working Thursday - Sunday
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Functions: up to 200
Food type:High end catering food
Full-time chefs:2 chefs looking to have 4 once fully recruited
Job description:

I am looking for an experienced Head Chef for a high end catering company.

You will be fully responsible for the management of the team.

You will work off menus already provided.

You must have a level 3 Hygiene Certificate.

We are looking for you to be flexible, be able to work off own initiative, well presented and must be fluent in English.

Must have a full clean drivers license as a van provided for taking food to functions.

This position is available from beginning of March.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk with an up to date CV and details of work references. Quoting 8538

Work for partners:


Contact details:jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, The Ben Loyal Hotel, Sutherland

Posted on January 14, 2019 | Start date March 1, 2019

Salary:£28,000 per annum pro rata - paid weekly with tips - plus end of season bonus
Hours:45 - 50 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 20 - 40; Dinner: to 80; Breakfast: to 24; Functions: Occasional to 60
Food type:Quality bar and restaurant
Full-time chefs:3 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own room available in the hotel with shared bathroom including all meals - no charge - TV and Wi-Fi included
Job description:

The Ben Loyal hotel is an 11 bedroom 3 star hotel situated in Tongue just 40 miles from Thurso and 80 miles from Inverness.

We are looking for a seasonal Head Chef to join our team.

This may suit a strong Sous Chef who is looking to take the next step.

You will be in charge of the day to day running of the kitchen. Ordering, stock control, rota's, menu planning, health, Safety and Hygiene.

If you like to outdoors this is a fabulous location to live and work, you can enjoy the beautiful beaches and fishing and walking on your days off.

An easy going and friendly team in place.

We make everything in house using Sutherland's local produce.

This position is available from March until end-October.

How to apply:

Please apply to Sarah Fox, the manager with a an up-to-date CV and work references.

Work for partners:


Contact details:sarah@benloyal.co.uk | www.benloyalhotel.co.uk
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Head Chef, Baxters Highland Village, Moray and Strathspey

Posted on January 14, 2019 | Start date January 14, 2019

Salary:Up to £29,500 per annum depending on experience, paid monthly, share of tips, 33 days holiday
Hours:37 - 40 straight shifts. approx 9am - 5pm working to very odd evening
Days:5 out of 7
Holidays:33 Days
Covers:Lunch: up to 300; Dinner: Nil; Breakfast: up to 50; Functions: Occasional functions 40
Food type:Bar Food light lunches
Full-time chefs:4 + kitchen porter
Job description:

Baxters Highland Village restaurant is situated in Fochabers which is 8 miles from Elgin.

The Baxters Highland Village offers a variety of speciality shops, stocked with a wide range of Baxters and Audrey Baxter range of food products, as well as wines and whiskies, speciality foods, clothing, cookware and gifts. There is a staff shop which has heavily discounted products for staff. Staff also get a 20% discount in the visitors centre.

Principal purpose of the role:
1.To work effectively with kitchen team to achieve the highest standard of food production and service
2.To help control and manage food costs in line with the budget, use ingredients in accordance with the Company’s sourcing policy and control production / portions in line with agreed specifications.
3.To aid in the achievement of the budgeted Restaurant Sales, % Gross Margin and Net Profit

4.To comply with company systems, policies, procedures, and Food Standards Agency guidelines at all times (Cook Safe etc.)

Main responsibilities:
1. Help meet and exceed company Food % Gross Margin budget
2. Learn menu/dish specifications and achieve food margins
3. Ensure all dishes are to company specification
4. Ensure all recipes and preparation requirements are met
5. Orders of food stock appropriate to sales levels and not over ordered
6. Ensure that all deliveries are checked and signed for
7. Prepare food for service appropriate to sales levels and ensure readiness for service.
8. Controls, records & reports all wastage
9. Staff food policy is followed with no unauthorized food leaving the kitchen
10. Dishes are to specification with no over portioning
11. All stock is secure with no loss of stock
12. Stock rotation is followed and all store rooms/ fridges and freezers are in order.
13. Assist in monthly food stock take
14. Ensure that the storage of food meets company and statutory health and safety requirements
15. Deliver the company kitchen standards as identified within the Cooksafe manual
16. Implement and ensure the company Health & Safety Policy is met at all times – this includes the training of all kitchen staff
17. Comply with & implement all Health and Safety and Food Hygiene requirements
18. Ensure temperature records and food labelling is maintained and up to date
29. Ensure kitchen is clean and hygienic, making sure cleaning rotas are adhered to and records kept
20. Promote a positive perception of the company at all times both internally & externally

How to apply:

Please apply to Andrew Tough with a copy of your updated CV and reference details.

Work for partners:


Contact details:andrew.tough@baxters.co.uk | www.baxters.com
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