Commis Chef

Commis Chef, The Rookery Restaurant, Tayside

Posted on April 9, 2021 | Start date April 10, 2021

Salary:£18,616 per annum paid monthly plus a share of good tips
Hours:average 40 per week
Holidays:31 days
Bedrooms:No bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: 100; Dinner: 100
Food type:Modern British
Full-time chefs:8 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

Our now well-established and highly reputable and beautiful Rookery Restaurant, home to several special and memorable events last year and with many more planned, offering the best produce our land and sea has to offer in the elegant, contemporary Restaurant and Bar will be seeking outgoing, reliable and experienced professionals to enhance the core team during this peak season between April and November.

Our 80-seat restaurant also consists of a private dining room looking over our golf courses.

Approximately 110,000 rounds of golf are played across the 3 courses at Carnoustie in a year, which includes 2,500 members playing an average of 30 rounds each per year.

Key duties of this role include, but are not limited to:
o Working closely with the Head Chef to deliver a consistent food offering whilst learning and
developing new skills
o Preparing food and running a section during meal service times
o Playing an essential role in a team that will put the Restaurant on the local food map.
o Ensure high standards of cleanliness and presentation are maintained in all back of house
catering areas.
o Ensuring compliance with food hygiene and health and safety legislation at all times
o Undertake operational duties as required to support the business

o 14 - 19 Catering Diploma; or,
o NVQ / SVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery; or
o Evidence of trade experience and on the job learning

Uniforms are provided and are laundered on site.

Excellent location for quality produce including lots of fresh seafood.

How to apply:

Please include a covering letter and a copy of your CV with your application and send it over to Chris Hazelton

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Commis Chef, Cuillin Hills Hotel, Skye and Lochalsh

Posted on April 6, 2021 | Start date April 19, 2021

Salary:£8.75 - £10.50 per hour negotiable depending on experience, paid weekly plus shared tips Annual Bonus Staff Discounts Staff meals
Hours:40-50 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:40 bedrooms ( 100 daily covers )
Food type:Good quality 4 star a la carte - using fresh local ingredients
Full-time chefs:8 chefs plus 5 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own room in shared good quality staff accommodation - £45 per week all in
Job description:

The Cuillin Hills Hotel is a 4 star hotel situated in Portree, the main town on the beautiful island of Skye in North West Scotland.

We are looking for a Commis to join our team.

There is scope for input into menus.

Overlooking Portree Harbour, Portree is a great place to live and work with good amenities. 2 hours from Inverness.

The position is available 19th April for the right candidate

How to apply:

Please apply to Head Chef Scott Morrison with your up to date CV and reference details

Work for partners:

yes front of house or house-keeping.

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Commis Chef, Douneside House, Grampian

Posted on April 1, 2021 | Start date April 26, 2021

Salary:Live out £23,000 per annum Live in £19,500 per annum Paid monthly (28th of each month) Tips paid monthly Enhanced pension plan Free access to Health Club Income protection scheme
Hours:45 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 - mixed shifts
Holidays:33 days per year - closed for 2 weeks early January
Bedrooms:12 bedroom with 8 self catering cottages
Covers:Lunch: 12 - 20 - Afternoon teas to 24; Dinner: 30 - 35 in the main restaurant and 14 covers in the tasting menu resteraunt; Breakfast: 24 - 28
Food type:3 AA modern British - Tasting Menu - Afternoon Teas
Full-time chefs:7 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live in - sharing in a staff house no charge - includes all bills
Job description:

A fantastic opportunity to progress your career at Aberdeenshire's award winning Douneside House.

*Shared accommodation available in the local village of Tarland*

Douneside House is a really special place, set in stunning surroundings in Royal Deeside. In 2020, Douneside was awarded the Scottish Hotel Awards "National Hotel Restaurant of the Year".

One of the many things that makes Douneside House special is our team. You’ll be joining dedicated and passionate team.

We are looking for a full time Commis Chef to join our kitchen team.

Excellent training will be provided and this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career in a fine dining establishment.

We work with very best local suppliers and their produce. Our own kitchen gardens provide over 80 varieties of fruit and veg for the kitchen.

Douneside House is owned by The MacRobert Trust, a grant making charity, which means we invest significantly in team training, development and our apprenticeship schemes.

Ideally you will have SVQ level 2-3 or equivalent

This is a permanent, all year round position, commencing on the 26 April 2021.

What we offer:
Generous benefits package
Free Access to our Health Club
Training scheme with Scottish Vocational Qualification available

How to apply:

Please apply to Matt Price, Head Chef with your up to date CV, reference details and hygiene certificate

Work for partners:

Possible depending on experience

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Commis Chef, Isle of Eriska, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on March 31, 2021 | Start date April 19, 2021

Salary:£24,050 per annum paid monthly Gratuities, pension scheme.
Days:5 days out of 7 - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 20; Dinner: 50; Breakfast: 60; Functions: small functions
Food type:Fine dining - all made fresh on premises - lots of local seafood and brasserie menu as well
Full-time chefs:9 + kitchen porters
Accommodation:live-in available charged at £49 per week; rooms are en-suite with shared kitchen and living room with one other employee. This includes two meals on shift daily, laundry facilities available, tv licence, wifi; there are no further bills.
Job description:

Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa & Island has one of Scotland's top fine dining restaurants with 1 Michelin Star, The Deck restaurant offering a more informal setting and menu, an award winning spa, 34 bedrooms including spa suites and garden cottages.

Commis Chef Opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated chef to join one of Scotland`s premium hotels

Maintaining driving consistently high standards of produce in all food operations throughout the hotel. Including Breakfast, informal deck restaurant, afternoon tea and fine dining

This would suit a chef de partie with 2 AA Rosette experience moving in to a Michelin kitchen

This position is available from around 19th April happy to wait for the right candidate

How to apply:

Please apply to Andy Turnbull, Head Chef with an up-to-date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

yes depending on their experience

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Commis Chef, St Columba Hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on March 29, 2021 | Start date April 21, 2021

Salary:£9.50 per hour for all hours worked. You will also receive a full share of the tips which in previous years averaged about £250 per month, though this isn't guaranteed. Payment is made monthly directly into your bank, and tips are normally paid in cash.
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 100; Dinner: 80; Breakfast: 50; Functions: 80
Food type:High quality. Locally sourced and organic where possible. We have a large organic garden that provides a lot of our veg, and we have agreements in place with local fishermen and crofters
Full-time chefs:6
Accommodation:own room with shared facilities (including sky tv and free broadband). Staff meals are provided for a small fee
Job description:

The St Columba Hotel is located on a very beautiful island off the West Coast of Scotland. Our hotel has 27 bedrooms and a restaurant which serves up to 80 for dinner and many more at lunchtime.

We are committed to serving freshly prepared, delicious food. Our certified organic garden produces much of our salad and vegetables; breads and baking are produced on the premises, we buy meat from local organic farms, and we buy fish and seafood directly from a local boat. The quality of our food is central to the hotel’s reputation and our kitchen is a busy place.

We are looking for a Commis Chef to join our kitchen team.

The right candidate will enjoy working as part of a team and have good communication skills and attention to detail. We require a high standard of work and an excellent level of customer care from all our staff. Previous experience within a commercial kitchen is advantageous but not essential, however a willingness to learn, a good work ethic, and a genuine passion for food are all essential requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity to live and work in a beautiful and unique place. You will be expected to work a mixture of split and straight shifts, and will have two days off per week, as well as paid holidays.

The hotel is seasonal and this position is available until the middle of November, though that may be extended slightly.

All applicants must be fluent in English and have the right to work in the UK.

How to apply:

Please email us to tell us why you are interested in working here and include a current CV and contact details for at least two referees.

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Commis Chef, Dunkeld House Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on March 29, 2021 | Start date April 26, 2021

Salary:Competitive salary paid 4 weekly
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Food type:Fine dining - both local and international
Full-time chefs:18 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:We do offer live-in accommodation for those who do not live local
Job description:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Commis Chef at our 4* Hotel in Dunkeld.

In addition to offering a competitive salary, we provide a fantastic employee benefits package which includes recommend a friend scheme, free meals when on duty, friends & family discounts on accommodation and food/refreshments at the hotel, free use of leisure club facilities. We can also provide live in accommodation for candidates applying from out of the local area.

Dunkeld House Hotel boasts an unrivaled experience of Scottish country living. Our four-star luxury hotel sits on 280 acres of well-maintained and natural woodland and overlooks the wide and fast-flowing River Tay. We have 98 bedrooms, gym, spa facilities and pool and a selection of conference and event facilities to accommodate weddings, private functions and business services.

The Role:

To assist in the preparation, cooking and presentation of menu items as directed by the Head Chef, Sous Chef and Chef De Partie.
Work with all Chef De Partie’s, providing support to all sections of the kitchen.
Maintain and achieve a high standard of food quality, preparation, production and to assist in service under guidance from the Senior Chefs.
Ensure all food preparation areas under your control are maintained in a clean & tidy condition, in accordance with the cleaning schedule and complying with all regulations regarding to Health and Safety and Food Hygiene.
Maintain clear communication between the Kitchen and other Departments.

The Person:

A minimum of 1 years’ experience working within a 4* / 5* star establishment.
NVQ Level 1 or equivalent.
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment.
Willingness to undertake further training and learn new skills.

How to apply:

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Commis Chef, Airds Hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on March 22, 2021 | Start date April 26, 2021

Salary:minimum wage with a split of tips
Hours:average 50 hours per week
Days:5 days per week - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:11 bedrooms plus 2 self catering cottages
Covers:Lunch: 10 - 20; Dinner: to 30; Breakfast: to 30; Functions: Exclusive use only
Food type:Fine dining and 7 course tasting menu using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:4 chefs plus kitchen porter
Accommodation:live in available with meals in staff accommodation at £175 per month
Job description:

Airds Hotel is a privately owned and run hotel by Oban in North West Scotland.

We are Relais & Chateaux and 4 Red Star AA with 3AA Rosettes.

We are looking for a seasonal commis chef to join our team. Although, the position may be all year round. Starting 26th April until the 17th of October.

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in a well-known quality establishment.

Ideally some AA Rosette experience but not essential as good training will be given.

This is quite a remote location so this would suit someone who likes the quieter lifestyle

This position is available 26th April subject to Covid Restrictions

How to apply:

Please apply to Robert McKay, General Manager with your current CV

Work for partners:

Possible - seasonal house keeping or front of house positions

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