Commis Chef, Douneside House, Grampian

Posted on May 31, 2022 | Start date June 1, 2022

Salary:£22,500 per year Paid monthly (28th of each month) Tips paid monthly Enhanced pension plan Free access to Health Club Income protection scheme
Hours:40 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 - mixed shifts, some straights
Holidays:33 days per year - closed for 2 weeks early January, only/ open 5 days per week in Winter
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:7/8 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Shared local accommodation £60 - includes all bills. within walkable distance
Job description:

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career at Aberdeenshire's award winning Douneside House.

Situated 30 miles from Aberdeen in a beautiful location.

We are looking for a commis chef to join our stable team in this stunning location.

Excellent inhouse training is available by the established 3AA Rosette Head Chef.

Fantastic use of the best of local produce along with our own vegetable and herb garden.

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 having some experience is desirable but happy to support you through SVQ level 2 and 3 / apprenticeship in professional cookery

This is a permanent, all year round position.

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 Jamie, Manager with your CV.

Work for partners:

Possible depending on experience

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