Sous Chef

Sous Chef, Banff Springs, Grampian

Posted on December 1, 2021 | Start date December 2, 2021

Salary:£35,000 to £38,000 per annum depending on experience, paid fortnightly and share of tips.
Days:5 days per week - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:36 bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: up to 50; Dinner: up to 150; Breakfast: Up to 65
Food type:Good quality traditional Scottish
Full-time chefs:8 chefs at full strength plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Room available in the staff house - cost negotiable - meals on duty
Job description:

The Banff Springs Hotel is a privately owned and run 36 bedroom hotel overlooking the Moray Firth. This Hotel is a 15 minute walk away from Banff Castle and 0.8 miles from the harbour.

We are 45 miles north of Aberdeen.

We are a well-known privately owned hotel on the north east coast of Scotland.

We serve a high level of food in a fast paced kitchen, all locally sourced and to the highest standard.

We are looking for a Sous Chef to join our busy kitchen team, you will support and cover for our head chef.

Uniform provided.

Working with a very professional and friendly team.

This position is permanent for the right candidate business depending.

How to apply:

Apply directly to Pauline Gray manager with an up to date CV and reference details.

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Possible depending on their experience, front of house house-keeping / kitchen / general assistant / bar staff.

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Sous Chef, Small family run hotel, Perthshire

Posted on November 24, 2021 | Start date November 25, 2021

Salary:£14 - £16.50 per hour
Days:5 days from 7 - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Dinner: up to 80 covers daily
Food type:Good wholesome cuisine - all fresh ingredients
Full-time chefs:3/4 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Accommodation available in staff accommodation £45 per week with 1 meal on duty
Job description:

I am looking for a Sous Chef for a hotel in Perthshire.

This is an all year round position. Ideally for a couple (front of house work available)

Working in a close knit friendly team.

Scope for input into menus.

You will be hardworking reliable and enthusiastic.

This position is available now for the right candidate

How to apply:

If this sounds like the position for you please email over your up to date CV and reference details

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Sous Chef, Restoration Yard, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on November 24, 2021 | Start date November 25, 2021

Salary:Competitive salary plus tips and excellent benefits
Hours:40 hours per week
Days:5 days over 7 - straight day shift with the very occasional evening (8.30am to 4.30/5pm usually)
Holidays:30 days per annum
Food type:Food with tasty, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients
Full-time chefs:5
Accommodation:Not provided
Job description:

Are you tired of anti-social hours? At Restoration Yard we have excellent opportunities in a daytime operation for both a Head Chef and Sous Chef who want to achieve a better work-life balance.

You will be part of a team that create memorable moments whether our guests are with us for a spot of lunch, coffee & cake, or celebrating their wedding day. Our offering consists of a 100 seat restaurant with an additional 80 outdoor covers.

Sous Chef
You will help lead the team, playing a key role in ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen. You will assist in managing daily kitchen activities including overseeing staff, menu preparation, and monitoring/ordering stock.

Why work for us?
While regular weekend working and the occasional evening for weddings & events is required, as a daytime operation we offer sociable hour to fit around your life. We care about our people and their wellbeing and are happy to consider a 3 or 4 day week if that works for you.

Dalkeith Country Park, an outstanding visitor attraction, is a truly special place. On the outskirts of Edinburgh set in a beautiful 1,000-acre estate you will discover our gorgeous courtyard which is home to The Kitchen; a stylish and contemporary eating experience, The Larder; for take away food and drinks, as well as various other food outlets which are open throughout the year.

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Sous Chef, Kincraig Castle Hotel, Ross and Cromarty

Posted on November 22, 2021 | Start date November 23, 2021

Salary:A very attractive, negotiable remuneration package is available depending on experience, payable monthly with performance related seasonal and annual bonuses plus a pro rata share of cash tips & credit/debit card gratuities.
Hours:48 - 55
Holidays:The hotel is closed from 23rd December 2021 to 5th January 2022
Covers:Lunch: Up to 20; Dinner: Up to 50; Breakfast: Up to 30; Functions: Up to 120 (Weddings)
Food type:1 Rosette Restaurant serving traditional Scottish Food using the finest local produce with All Day Dining, Afternoon Tea, A La Carte Dinner, Tasting & Dine@Dome Private Dining Menus.
Full-time chefs:4
Accommodation:Comfortable, serviced single en suite room with TV & WiFi within the hotel if required on a complimentary basis. All meals provided.
Job description:

Kincraig Castle Hotel is a highly acclaimed 4 star AA/STB Visit Scotland Country House Hotel with 15 en suite guest rooms and an award-winning 1 Rosette restaurant, located 22 miles North of Inverness on the world famous North Coast 500 route.

We introduced our 'Dine@Dome' private dining concept earlier this year, which is proving to be very popular for both our resident and non-resident guests.

We'd like to appoint an experienced Junior Sous Chef who will work closely with the Head Chef & the team. The successful candidate must be committed to help take our food business to the next level. Previous experience working in a 1 or 2 Rosette establishment will be an advantage.

Assistance with relocation is available if the successful candidate is willing to relocate.

How to apply:

Contact owner, Ray Grant via e-mail:

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Possible opportunity for partner.

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Sous Chef, Junior - Fonab castle Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on November 15, 2021 | Start date November 15, 2021

Salary:£26,000 per annum paid monthly - share of gratuities £4,000 per year - overtime paid for hours worked over 45
Hours:45 hours per week
Days:5 out of 7 days - mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 85; Dinner: 85; Breakfast: 85; Functions: 50
Food type:Brasserie and Fine Dining 3 AA Rosette
Full-time chefs:15 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own en suite room available - shared kitchen and lounge - £200 per month (all bills included)
Job description:

Fonab Castle Hotel is a 42 bedroom 3 AA Rosette 5 star Hotel situated in Pitlochry in Perthshire.
Come and join us...
One of Scotland’s finest 5-star hotels, we are seeking creative, passionate, and enthusiastic Fine Dining, Jr Sous Chef to join our 3 rosette Sandemans team.
Sandemans is open Tuesday to Saturday and only provides evening service.
Our stunning fine dining restaurant, Sandemans, is a 26 cover, with more than a touch of theatrical magic, classical Scottish fine dining restaurant with a real sense of romance.
Our exceptional dishes created from Scotland’s finest produce, offering unrivalled experience for fine dining Chefs looking to grow and develop, both professionally and personally.
Be part of ‘Our Amazing Team’
When Fonab first opened its doors in 2013, we had 24 bedrooms. Today this magnificent Castle has 42 bedrooms and has grown from strength to strength and recently undertaken a 3 million pound development, including a new look to our fine dining restaurant Sandemans and our main Brasserie restaurant.
Today, as a member of the Luxury Scotland, Fonab continues to offer an unrivalled array of attractions, including luxury accommodation, some of the best dining experiences in Scotland, spa and an exhilarating array of outdoor activities.
Location; Pitlochry, just off the A9. Fonab is also within easy reach of several Scottish towns and cities: Edinburgh City Centre (1hr), Glasgow or Dundee (1hr), Perth (20mins). Pitlochry also has a main trainline on the Main East Coast Line.
Please note, this opportunity does not qualify for sponsorship. To be considered for this role you should already have a right to work in the UK.
Here's a bit more detail on what we see you doing in this role:
• You’ll be learning from the best in the industry; our senior chefs have also held accomplished positions in some of the best restaurants in the UK and around the world, including Michelin star level
• Playing a key part in creating the most exceptional fine dining experience in our fantastic, and modern kitchen
• Working with the best Scottish ingredients using both classic and modern cooking techniques
• Bringing delicious flavours to our guests’ tables, running your own section in our busy, fast paced and inspiring kitchen
• You’ll be crucial to making sure our operation runs without hitch, orders and deliveries are coming and going as needed, our service is slick and our food hygiene standards are sky-high
• Supporting our Executive Chef on ideas and techniques that make our kitchen a creative, ever-changing environment where we’re always looking to come up with new, delicious combinations of taste
• Nurturing and developing the talent of the kitchen team, creating an environment that brings out the best in them and where they can be themselves
The kind of person we're looking for:
• Previous experience at a similar level working as part of a fast-moving, quality driven Culinary team
• Your passion for food is a given; you’ll want to continue to grow your experience within a 3 rosette, quality driven environment
• You're highly motivated and possess an immense sense of pride in your work; you're passionate about delivering the high standards for our guests
• You have a positive “can do” attitude to solving problems in a professional and courteous manner
• Excellent personal presentation, hygiene and grooming standards are all second nature to you
• You're a strong team player with great communication skills and an enthusiastic approach; you're well organised and punctual with an eagle eye for detail
• You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and above all has fun along the way
What’s in it for you:
• The on target earning potential for this role is £30,000 / annual salary, compromising of a base salary of £26,000 plus a qualified estimate of £4,000 gratuities per annum
• Our culinary colleagues are contracted to 46 hours per week
• Overtime is paid at your hourly rate should you be required to work more than your contracted hours
• 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) that increases with service
• Seasonal parties and local social events
• 50% discount on Food & Beverage, and Spa
We’d Love To Hear From You

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