Sous Chef, Glencoe House, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on May 14, 2024 | Start date June 10, 2024

Salary:£31,500 depending on experience paid monthly, plus 10% service charge and cash tips
Hours:4 days a week splits. (7:30am – 1pm, 4pm – 9:30pm) lone working with a KP for in room dining.
Days:4 days per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: NA; Dinner: 28; Breakfast: 28; Functions: Occasional weddings
Food type:Brasserie style cooking with aspects of fine-dining
Full-time chefs:1 other chef plus KP - but mainly lone working
Accommodation:Own room in staff accommodation - £250 per month including all bills and meal on duty
Job description:

The uniqueness and seclusion that Glencoe House offers is extended to candlelit in-suite evening dinners; private dining comes as standard in the Glencoe House Suites. It is a restaurant experience but without fellow diners! Glencoe House offers a seasonal inspired three-course menu, which will be served at your own dining room table in the privacy of your suite. The Sous Chef is responsible for all the preparation and delivery of high-quality meals in accordance with Glencoe House standards, menu specifications and production schedules. The Sous Chef is also responsible for the preparation of meals, while meeting required safety, hygiene and quality standards. Will be working closely with the Head Chef though working alone with a kitchen porter for our unique in room dining.

Assist the Head Chef with seasonal menu creation
· Constantly deliver high quality food with attention to detail when presenting.
· Maintain good working relations with other departments and develop effective lines of communication.
Meet regulatory health and hygiene standards.
Maintain and supervise good housekeeping practices in all food production areas, strictly enforcing cleaning schedules throughout all reach-ins, walk-ins, freezers, machinery, and other equipment.
Monitor and continually assess the effectiveness of cleaning procedures providing instruction where necessary to staff.
Adheres to all fire, health, and safety procedures.
Follow appropriate training and achieve departmental standards and goals.

Glencoe House, built by Lord Strathcona in 1896, sits majestically overlooking Glencoe, Scotland’s most famous Highland landscape. Glencoe House comprises fourteen generous private suites, the Glencoe House Suites are situated in the mansion house where our guests occupy your own wing of the historic building and enjoy panoramic sea and mountain vistas. The Strathcona Lodges at Glencoe House reside in a characterful building located just 50 metres from the mansion house.

How to apply:

Please apply with a copy of your updated CV, reference details and hygiene certificate

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