Commis Chef, Douneside House, Grampian

Posted on May 17, 2024 | Start date May 20, 2024

Salary:£27,000 per year Pulled from the full job description • Additional leave • Company pension • Discounted or free food • Employee discount • Free parking • Gym membership • Health & wellbeing programme
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:

Full job description
Commis Chef Vacancy
Awarded 3 AA Rosettes
Excellent quality private room available in local village
40 hours per week - anything more and you’ll get time back or overtime
About Us
Douneside House is truly a special place, set in stunning surroundings on Royal Deeside. Douneside House has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes consecutively for the past 7 years and in 2020, we were awarded the Scottish Thistle Awards "National Hotel Restaurant of the Year". We have a 40 cover ALC restaurant, ‘The Conservatory’, with an additional dining space, ‘The Library’, for up to 12 covers, serving Tasting Menu only 4 nights per week.
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. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in a leading hotel and restaurant where you’ll be encouraged and supported to reach your full potential.
About the role
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Commis Chef to springboard their career within our dedicated and passionate Kitchen team. We care about our team and, for most of the year, you will enjoy set time off due to weekly Hotel Closure (10 months, excluding July/August and the Festive Period)
As a Commis Chef you will work with the very best local suppliers and their produce. Our own kitchen gardens provide over 80 varieties of fruit and veg straight to the plate. You’ll learn about making the best use of these fantastic ingredients for a variety of menus.
About You
· Love to cook
· Keen to learn!
Working with us
Alongside a generous salary package, you will also have access to our fantastic employee benefits:
• Health Club with fully equipped gym, swimming pool and sauna
• Share of gratuities (circa £1400 p/a)
• Company pension
• Life assurance
• Free on-site parking
• 30 days paid holiday (rising up to 38 days with length of service)
The MacRobert Trust is a dynamic and forward-thinking charity committed to taking positive action on diversity and inclusion. We believe that people can achieve great things, no matter their backgrounds. Our mission is to create opportunities and nurture talent so everyone can reach their full potential.
Apply for our Commis Chef opportunity today!
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Pay: £27,000.00 per year
• Additional leave
• Company pension
• Discounted or free food
• Employee discount
• Gym membership
• Health & wellbeing programme
• Life insurance
• On-site parking
• 10 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
• Tips
Ability to commute/relocate:

How to apply:

Please apply to Josie MacMillan

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