Commis Chef, / Baker - Argyll Hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on February 4, 2019 | Start date March 22, 2019

Salary:Monthly and share of tips
Holidays:Paid out
Covers:Lunch: 60; Dinner: 45; Breakfast: 28; Functions: 45
Food type:Bistro
Full-time chefs:5
Accommodation:Accommodation provided at a charge
Job description:

We are looking for a Commis Chef/Baker to work within our busy island hotel. Come and work with our experienced, friendly and highly skilled kitchen team and experience life on the beautiful island of Iona.
The Argyll Hotel is a 17 bedroom hotel and restaurant located off the West Coast of Scotland on the island of Iona. Iona is a very popular holiday destination with tourists being attracted by its beautiful beaches, outstanding views and ancient abbey. Both the hotel and restaurant are highly regarded and consequently the kitchen is extremely busy during the season.

The kitchen prides itself on working with local ingredients which also includes using the fresh organic produce from the hotel garden.

We currently have a vacancy for a Commis Chef who is looking to learn and/or improve their skills as a baker, starting on 22nd March and finishing on 22nd October.

The position involves working 5 days out of 7 in the kitchen. (2 days as a Commis Chef & 3 days as a baker).
The ideal candidate will be punctual, hardworking and conscientious. They will be a strong team player, have an excellent eye for detail and be able to work under their own initiative when required.

They should have experience of prep work with fresh meat, fish and vegetables, basic pastry work, larder and service. They will have at least one year experience as a Commis Chef and be looking to further develop their own skills. Baking experience would be preferable but this is not essential as full training would be provided.

Competitive rates of pay for the right candidate as well as a share of tips (averaged over £250 per month last year (not guaranteed)).
Accommodation can be provided with a deduction made from wages to cover the cost.

How to apply:

Applicants must be fluent in English and have the right to work in the UK.
If you wish to apply for the position please supply a covering letter, CV, and a minimum of two references.

Work for partners:

Please note we have a number of other position available so applications from couples are welcomed.

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