Sous Chef, Raasay House, Skye and Lochalsh

Posted on April 29, 2021 | Start date May 10, 2021

Salary:£11 to £12 per hour plus a share of tips, paid monthly
Hours:up to 48, overtime in lieu or paid at the end of the season
Days:5 to 6 depending on number of chefs
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:21 bedrooms sleeping approximately 60
Covers:Lunch: 40 in busy cafe; Dinner: 60 to 120; Breakfast: 30 to 60
Food type:good food sourced from local produce
Full-time chefs:5 at full strength plus 2 kitchen porters
Accommodation:single room in staff house or potentially a small cabin.
Job description:

If you are the sort of chef who enjoys working with local fishermen to source seafood right off the coastline in front of your eyes, buying herbs veggies and edible flowers from the 'Raasay Walled Garden' outside your kitchen door or building relationships with the local crofters to get the best wild venison from your doorstep then Raasay is your ingredient heaven.

We are looking for a sous chef, either for the season or permanently to work alongside and cover for the head chef on time off.

Helping with all aspects of the kitchen including cooking, ordering and health and cleanliness.

This is a great opportunity to work on a small west coast island with fantastic produce and scenery available.

Who and what are we?

Raasay House is a 21 bedroom hotel with a restaurant, bistro, bar and an outdoor centre located in a Georgian style mansion house on a picturesque inner Hebridean island. We are a family run business and have been operating in a community-owned building for over 35 years.

We bring together quality accommodation, fantastic food/drink as well as a deep love of our breath-taking surroundings all underpinned with a genuinely warm and authentic customer experience.

Throughout the day we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner menus to a variety of guests ranging from those at Raasay House to the various B&Bs, Raasay Distillery (which has six bedrooms), local residents, day visitors and holiday home guests depending on the serving period.

Personal and friends and family discount on rooms, food and drink
Free meals on shift
Free outdoor activity sessions & bike hire
Subsidised accommodation in a shared staff house or a cabin on site
Please note: we have Waiting, housekeeping, bar, reception & chef /kitchen jobs available - may be suitable for partner or friends

How to apply:

Send CV with recent work references to

Work for partners:

Yes House, cafe, FOH, reception chef / kitchen , may be suitable for partners or friends.

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