Sous Chef, The Bellachroy, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on January 10, 2022 | Start date March 14, 2022

Salary:Negotiable depending on experience paid monthly plus tips (Accommodation included)
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:45-50
Days:5.5 days a week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:7
Covers:Dinner: 50 to 90; Breakfast: max 20
Food type:Scottish Gastro pub
Full-time chefs:2 plus a kitchen porter
Accommodation:Accommodation on site included as part of the package
Job description:

Chef required for busy island hotel and restaurant Season 2022; March – October, initially seasonal but possibly permanent.

About us

The Bellachroy is the Isle of Mull’s oldest inn with seven letting bedrooms, a restaurant and community bar. We are situated in the north west of the island in the village of Dervaig, 11 miles from the islands main town Tobermory. Dervaig sits in gorgeous surroundings at the head of Loch Cuin. The island is a haven for birdwatching, wildlife and the great outdoors.

Dervaig is a very friendly but remote community. We are a 40 minute drive from the main ferry terminal at Craignure with a 45 minute ferry crossing from OBAN.

Our establishment is very seasonal and tourist based but also enjoys a good all year round trade with the local community.
All our food is freshly prepared on a daily basis using the finest locally sourced ingredients. We are lucky to have access to the best shellfish and fish from only a few miles away including lobster, crab, mussels, scallops and oysters.

We have a seasonal menu, which changes depending what is available from local suppliers so would suit someone with a genuine passion for ingredients and seasonality.

We are a family run and friendly business. We pride ourselves on our close relationship with our staff and the local community. It is important to us that the successful candidate can work positively and effectively with colleagues.
About the job

We have an established menu, however the successful applicant will have the opportunity to introduce their own dishes and ‘specials’ if desired.

This position will not suit a person who enjoys city life but a person who loves wildlife and the great outdoors. It would be an advantage to have your own vehicle, however there is a regular bus service to Tobermory.

About you
You may already be an experienced chef or alternatively an ambitious assistant/sous chef who is keen to develop their skills and experience. This is an excellent opportunity

for an enthusiastic, hardworking chef to work in a close knit team serving the very best dishes using top quality local ingredients.
Your personal standards including time keeping, attendance and personal presentation will be excellent. You will work closely with the owners who will be doing the ordering, rotas and managing the paperwork for the kitchen.

You must be eligible to work in UK and have excellent verbal & written English skills.

How to apply:

Submit your CV including referees, along with a recent photo to info@thebellachroy.co.uk Interviews will be via Skype.

Work for partners:

Work for partners:
General assistant (including; waiting on, housekeeping including ironing, breakfast service,) or Kitchen Porter.

Contact details:info@thebellachroy.co.uk | www.thebellachroy.co.uk
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