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Head Chef, (Sole chef) 8919 - small vessel cruising around the highlands and Islands, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on March 19, 2019 | Start date April 20, 2019

Salary:£2,800 per month, paid monthly
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:Hours of work vary depending on individual cruises
Days:5 out of 7, you get 48 hours between every cruise
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:Maximum of 6 guests on the vessel at the one time
Covers:Lunch: up to 6; Dinner: up to 6; Breakfast: up to 6
Food type:Quality traditional Scottish cuisine
Full-time chefs:Sole chef, you will receive help with dishes only during dinner service
Accommodation:Shared accommodation is a top bunk sharing with the skipper of the boat
Job description:

I am looking for a chef for a small vessel sailing around the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Departing from Oban they will be sailing around the Isle of Skye, Isle of Jura, stopping off at other scenic points along the way.

Looking for a chef who can confidently work in the kitchen themselves and produce quality food. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner you must be good at time management. Ideally looking for someone who can be an all rounder as helping with light cleaning in the morning is needed. You must have a level 2 hygiene certificate and pass a medical examination before boarding the vessel.

Each individual booking on the vessel can last for either 5 or 11 nights depending on the availability. You will get 48 hours between each cruise, this time should be used for food shopping for the vessel and general preparations for the next guests arriving.

This is an exciting opportunity to do something different for the season, you are able to mingle with the guests whilst exploring the beautiful sights of Scotland.

They have their first booking on the 28th of April so they would ideally like the chef to be on the vessel as of the 20th of April to get settled in and prepared for the guests arriving.

How to apply:

Please apply with an up to date Cv and reference details to Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk quoting 8919

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, 8917 - Award-winning Seafood Restaurant in an island location, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on March 19, 2019 | Start date March 12, 2019

Salary:Up to £16 per hour paid weekly or monthly plus excellent tips Excellent end of season bonus also available
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:50-60 hours per week, paid for every hour that you work
Days:6 days per week mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a) 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.
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: 40-60; Dinner: 40-50; Functions: up to 40
Food type:Fresh seasonal menus using lots of fresh local seafood and produce
Full-time chefs:3 chefs plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own room in shared static caravan
Job description:

I am looking for a seasonal Head Chef for an award-winning seafood restaurant on a stunning Island off the West Coast of Scotland, around 2.5 hours from Glasgow.

One of the most beautiful Hebridean Islands greeted by stunning beaches, the most crystal clear blue waters and stunning scenery.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in all aspects of running a small but busy Kitchen, and the ability to meet the needs as well as local clientele.

You will have a passion for using fresh, quality ingredients as well as fresh local produce with a sound knowledge of cooking seafood. You will have an enthusiastic and flexible attitude and excellent people management skills to get the best out of a small kitchen brigade of 3, keeping them motivated and ensuring excellent attention to detail.

You will demonstrate good stock control along with keeping up to date with all health and hygiene legislation and taking responsibility for the kitchen, along with ensuring all health and safety requirements are met is essential.

This position is available from late March through until mid September.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with a copy of your CV and references details. Quoting 8917

Work for partners:

Yes in front of house or kitchen porter

Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, Kincraig Castle Hotel, Ross and Cromarty

Posted on March 18, 2019 | Start date March 18, 2019

Salary:£40,000 plus per annum negotiable, paid monthly with a share of tips
Duration:Permanent
Hours:48 - 55
Days:5 mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:15
Covers:Lunch: 15 - 20; Dinner: up to 45; Breakfast: 30; Functions: 200
Food type:2 AA rosette, A la carte using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:4 chefs at full strength plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:own room in 3 bedroom staff cottage - part of package
Job description:

Kincraig Castle Hotel is a highly acclaimed, family owned 4 AA star Country House Hotel with an award-winning Rosette Restaurant located near Invergordon, approximately 22 miles from the capital of the Highlands, Inverness.

We wish to appoint a talented, passionate and self-motivated Head Chef who has a proven track record and possesses the necessary experience to take our Food & Beverage business to the next level and enhance our existing reputation.

An ability to communicate freely and effectively are essential qualities as we are a small team with a huge passion for delivering amazing food and excellent service.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Extensive 2 Rosette experience.
• A strong work ethic and an ability to lead and motivate the team in a harmonious working environment.
• Strong leadership skills and an ability to participate in of our Management Team to ensure collective responsibility for exceeding our guests’ expectations and meeting our Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
• An ability to create exciting Menus, which change seasonally and are varied to suit our discerning resident leisure guests, resident corporate guests and local non-resident guests, using fresh, Scottish produce.
• A passion to prepare delicious food to meet the highest standards using fresh local ingredients and a commitment to monitor the quality of the finished dishes to ensure they exceed our guests’ expectations.
• Extensive Wedding banqueting experience.
• Excellent communication skills to ensure close cooperation and mutual respect among all staff across all departments.
• An ability to prepare Weekly Staff Rotas, which ensure effective cover for all shifts and the fair distribution of the kitchen workload.
• Exceptional planning and organisational skills to ensure the efficient operation of the kitchen.

How to apply:

Please apply to Ray Grant, owner, with a copy of your updated CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Possible depending on their experience - front of house or housekeeping

Contact details:ray.grant@kincraig-castle-hotel.co.uk | www.kincraig-castle-hotel.co.uk
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Head Chef, Kirkcudbright Bay Hotel, Dumfries and Galloway

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

Salary:£11 per hour, paid weekly plus a share of tips.
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:40-50
Days:5
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:8
Covers:Lunch: up to 40; Dinner: up to 40
Food type:Gastro pub food with daily specials
Full-time chefs:1
Accommodation:Single room provided if required with shared bathroom (shared between 2 single rooms)
Job description:

The hotel has recently been taken over by new owners and we are looking to carry on the traditional feel the Kirkcudbright Bay is well known for.

We are looking for a seasonal head chef that can take over our small yet busy kitchen.

A Small but very busy town centre hotel, with a growing reputation for excellence, looking for a Head Chef to maintain and expand on our current trading levels.

We pride ourselves on offering our guests great quality fresh food in a comfortable and relaxed environment with a focus on fresh fish dishes.

We aim to continue expanding our current trading levels, while maintaining quality and service.

As the Head chef you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen. Serving the quality meals we are known for whilst working alongside the new owners to create menu's.

Perfect for someone who loves the outdoors as there is plenty hillwalking around. Also a lovely golf course and sea fishing.

The position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to Lisa Sharman with an up to date Cv and references.

Work for partners:

Casual would be available for a partner e.g bar work, waitressing.

Contact details:Kirkcudbrightbay@yahoo.co.uk
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Head Chef, Ullinish Country Lodge, Skye and Lochalsh

Posted on March 14, 2019 | Start date March 15, 2019

Salary:Negotiable depending on experience paid monthly plus a share of tips
Duration:Permanent
Hours:45
Days:5 days split shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:6
Covers:Lunch: Nil; Dinner: 24; Breakfast: 12; Functions: Nil
Food type:2 - 3 AA Rosettes - 2/2/2 set menu
Full-time chefs:2 plus kitchen porter
Accommodation:Own double room with shared bathroom included as part of the package - includes all bills and free Wi-Fi
Job description:

Ullinish Lodge is a 6 bedroom 5 star lodge situated in Struan, 12 miles from Portree Isle of Skye.

We are looking for an experienced head chef with 2 - 3 AA Rosette background.

You will be in charge of the day to day running of the kitchen, looking after all orders, stock control, menu planning using the best of local produce that's on offer and health and hygiene.

You will be joining a small, relaxed, friendly team.

The lodge is in a rural but beautiful area on Skye so a driver is preferred but not essential.

This would suit a couple, we have front of house and house keeping available.

The position is available now for the right candidate

How to apply:

Email your up-to-date CV to Pam or Brian

Work for partners:

Yes - front of house and house keeping

Contact details:ullinish@theisleofskye.co.uk | www.theisleofskye.co.uk
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Head Chef, 8894 - Boutique hotel Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on March 13, 2019 | Start date March 25, 2019

Salary:£38,000 - £45,000 depending on experience paid monthly plus a share of tips and a quarterly bonus
Duration:Permanent
Hours:45-55 for the chef to organise
Days:5 days a week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:12 bedrooms plus serviced apartments
Covers:Dinner: Up to 300 over the day on a busy day
Food type:High end grill plus bar and private dining
Full-time chefs:23 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live-out
Job description:

I am recruiting for a luxurious boutique and busy hotel located just off Princes Street in the city centre of Edinburgh.

Looking for a head chef who can manage and look after the day-to-day running of the three, soon to be four, dining outlets that this hotel has. This includes a gourmet grill restaurant, an informal bar which is serving a more traditional offering, a pan-Asian light bites menu served from the gin bar and also a private dining area.

The focus is on provenance and seasonality when it comes to the food in the hotel and it is all made fresh, in-house. Looking for someone who has excellent organisational skills as well as fresh volume experience.

You will be hands on in the kitchen but also will be responsible for managing the team of 23 chefs plus kitchen porters including all of the relevant paperwork for this and the various restaurants.

This position is available from the end of the month but we are happy to wait for the right person as there will be a handover with our current head chef who is staying within the company.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with your up-to-date CV and reference details quoting 8894

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, 8892 - Small restaurant near Inverness, Invernesshire

Posted on March 13, 2019 | Start date May 1, 2019

Salary:£14-£16 per hour depending on experience paid either weekly or monthly plus an end of season bonus
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:For the chef to organise
Days:5 days a week - closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: up to 30; Dinner: up to 30; Breakfast: No breakfasts
Food type:Traditional Scottish a la carte using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:sole chef plus a kitchen porter and help with prep
Accommodation:Own summer house with own room, shower and some cooking facilities - included as part of the package
Job description:

I am looking for a head chef for a small family-run restaurant situated a 5 minute drive from Inverness. Located in a beautiful setting overlooking the Caledonian Canal.

You will be working mostly on your own and will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the kitchen. Serving lots of fresh local produce including lots of fresh fish and seafood such as halibut and langoustine. Working in a small team everyone all works together to help eachother.

Lovely place to work and spend the summer season.

This position is available from the beginning of May until the end of September and you will be paid an end of season bonus on completion of working the season.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jessica at Chefs In Scotland with your current CV and 2 contactable work references quoting 8892

Work for partners:

Possibly depending on experience

Contact details:Jessica@chefsinscotland.co.uk
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Head Chef, The Royal Hotel, Orkney and Shetland

Posted on March 12, 2019 | Start date April 15, 2019

Salary:£11 per hour paid monthly, share of tips, end of season bonus
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:48+ paid for every hour that you work
Days:5/6 from 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:10
Covers:Lunch: 40; Dinner: 70; Breakfast: 20; Functions: 60
Food type:Modern Scottish
Full-time chefs:4 plus Kitchen Porters
Accommodation:Room in staff house with shared kitchen/living room included as part of the package and all meals included
Job description:

Family run business (3 hotels) now relaunching refurbished Royal Hotel in the historic harbour town of Stromness, Orkney, where we also operate the award winning Ferry Inn.

Great opportunity to be in from the start.

Full time permanent role possible.

Wonderful island produce for meals into 40 cover steakhouse style lounge bar plus 26 cover a la carte restaurant, function room for weddings/parties/festival events.

Busy season ahead with high earning opportunity.

Available from the middle of April until the middle of October.

How to apply:

email garethcrichton@btinternet.com

Work for partners:

Yes, recruiting full kitchen team, also front of house, bar and housekeeping

Contact details:garethcrichton@btinternet.com | www.royalhotelstromness.com
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Head Chef, Western Club Restaurant, Glasgow

Posted on March 12, 2019 | Start date March 12, 2019

Salary:Up to £30,000 depending on experience paid monthly plus tips and potential bonus
Duration:Permanent
Hours:Up to 48
Days:5 days a week - Split shifts through the week and straight shifts at the weekends
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:0
Covers:Lunch: up to 20; Dinner: 30-80
Food type:High-end fine dining
Full-time chefs:Brigade of 4 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live-out
Job description:

The Western Club is a contemporary yet classic restaurant situated on Royal Exchange Square in the city centre of Glasgow.

We are looking for a head chef to join our team. You will have full reign over the kitchen and will be in charge of the day-to-day running of the kitchen including health and safety and hygiene, stock control, menus, rotas and ordering.

Looking for someone with a creative flare who is looking to progress in their career.

Great opportunity for someone to make their mark on the kitchen in this premium location.

This position is available now although we would be happy to wait for the right person.

How to apply:

Please apply to Lorenzo Menghini, Director, with your up-to-date CV and reference details

Work for partners:

No

Contact details:lorenzo@hamanagement.co.uk | www.theclubrestaurant.co.uk/
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Head Chef, Portavadie Loch Fyne, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on March 12, 2019 | Start date March 13, 2019

Salary:up to £30,000 per annum paid monthly plus gratuities Free use of Gym and Leisure Facilities
Duration:Permanent
Hours:45
Days:5 days from 7 mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:33 properties (120 beds) plus 180 berth marina
Covers:Lunch: 50-100; Dinner: 50-100; Breakfast: 60-100; Functions: max 120
Food type:Modern Scottish, featuring the best of Food from Argyll and the Isles
Full-time chefs:12
Accommodation:range of on site and off site options available subject to availability - cost negotiable
Job description:

A great opportunity to join the culinary team at Portavadie, Scotland`s most up and coming resort.

We are looking for strong chef to join our team.

An excellent opportunity to be part of a growing company.

We have 3 restaurants and have just achieved 2 AA Rosettes for the Marina restaurant and Bar.

Recent multimillion expansion to include award winning spa and leisure facilities.

The produce we are working with is among the best in the world from diver caught Loch Fyne Scallops to Gigha Halibut to the Venison locally sourced from the hills of Argyll you will be working with the very best produce.

Why not take advantage of our many Portavadie benefits, spend your down time in the gym or taking a swim in our outdoor heated infinity pool!

This position is available now for the right candidate

How to apply:

Please email your current CV to Liam Murphy Executive Chef please CC Iain@portavadie.com

Work for partners:

potentially yes

Contact details:liammurphy@portavadie.com | www.portavadie.com
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