Sous Chef, The Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms Hotel, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on May 12, 2022 | Start date June 1, 2022

Salary:£30,000 per annum depending on experience plus tips - paid monthly - meals on duty
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 15; Dinner: 40; Breakfast: 25
Food type:Fresh, locally sourced Traditional and modern cuisine
Full-time chefs:4
Accommodation:Live in available - double room shared bathroom on site - part package
Job description:

The Buccleuch and Queensberry arms Hotel is a busy, 15 room hotel situated in Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway. We have developed a strong reputation for our food and have a very busy restaurant trade.

We now require a Sous Chef to join our talented kitchen team. This could also be an excellent opportunity for someone currently in a Junior Sous role and looking to progress in their career. Our new team member will have input into menu planning and ideas and will help to grow and develop the hotel’s reputation for food in South West Scotland.

The kitchen prepares and cooks everything from scratch, using the best in local and seasonal produce to produce an award winning menu with weekly changing specials.

As well as our restaurant and bar/lounge areas, the Hotel also has a separate private dining room and large function room where we regularly cater for shoot lunches, meeting, weddings, christenings and much more. The work is exciting and varied and offers a great opportunity for the right candidate.
This is an excellent opportunity too work for a forward-moving and ever expanding, family run company with a creative and dynamic team.
Essential Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Previous experience in a similar role within the kitchen
• High level of food hygiene and health and safety knowledge
• Stock rotation, labelling and cost control experience
• A passion for food by delivering consistency
• Ambition to lead and support others
• Have a positive can do attitude
• The ability to be flexible and keep calm under pressure

Available from 1st June but would take now if right candidate

How to apply:

Please email your CV and Covering Letter to General Manager Ralph Mercer,

Work for partners:

Possible depending on experience

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