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.
Duration:Seasonal
Hours:40-50
Days:5
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:27
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.

Work for partners:

possibly

Contact details:chef@stcolumba-hotel.co.uk
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