Commis Chef

Commis Chef, Ballathie House Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on December 15, 2018 | Start date December 16, 2017

Salary:Competitive salary - depending on experience paid monthly plus share of tips Time back in lieu for more than 48 hours worked per week
Hours:45 to 50
Days:5 days from 7, mainly straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 20 - 40; Dinner: up to 80; Breakfast: up to 80; Functions: Up to 200 in marquee
Food type:Modern Scottish 2AA Rosettes fine dining table d'hote 4/4/4 and 3/3/3 for lunch
Full-time chefs:8 full time chefs and 5 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own room in staff block, shared bathroom, all meals provided - cost to be discussed - Wi-Fi included
Job description:

Ballathie Country House is a well known 4 Star 2AA Rosette House situated on the banks of the River Tay, in Perthshire. We are situated 12 miles North of Perth and 5.5 miles west of Cupar.

We are looking for a commis chef to join our team with head chef Scott Scorer. Similar experience is preferred but not essential. You will get excellent training and there is good scope for career progression.

You will be cooking in all corners of the kitchen and everything is made freshly on the premises, fine dining only with some weddings in our marquee.

Beautiful location in this very well known country house only 10 minutes north of Perth.

Great for the outdoors.

The position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to head chef Scott Scorer with a copy of your updated CV and contactable work references.

Work for partners:

Possibly front of house

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Commis Chef, Hilton Coylumbridge, Invernesshire

Posted on December 14, 2018 | Start date December 14, 2018

Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 50; Dinner: 300-500; Breakfast: 300-500; Functions: 100-200
Food type:All
Full-time chefs:15
Accommodation:Live-in accomodation available
Job description:

Hilton Coylumbridge is unique within the Hilton UK brand. Based in the stunning scenery of the Cairngorm National Park. Hilton Coylumbridge is surrounded by beautiful wildlife and countryside and is a gateway to many outdoor activities and pursuits. Whether it’s skiing in the winter or mountain biking, kayaking, hill walking, wind surfing in the summer Coylumbridge has it all to offer.

Team members at the hotel may have the option of low cost live-in accommodation, the accommodation is situated beside the hotel and all rooms are en-suite. As part of being a team member at Hilton Coylumbridge you will also receive free access to the hotel gym and swimming pool, free meals within the staff canteen, use of the shuttle bus into the local town, Aviemore and are welcome in our onsite Woodshed bar while off duty to enjoy live sport and entertainment.

Team members can use the hotel’s ski passes on Cairngorm Mountain for a nominal amount, as well as access to discounts for other local attractions.

Hilton Coylumbridge is situated 33 miles from the city of Inverness which offers trains, buses and an airport with links to the major airports in the UK and also some flights to European airports.
Finally, as a team member of Hilton Coylumbridge you will be rewarded with favourable rates in Hilton hotels around the world using our team member travel program 'Go Hilton'. Giving you the chance to travel the world at discounted rates.

Hilton Coylumbridge are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Commis Chef to join our team. We are searching for dynamic, experienced and enthusiastic applicants, who wish to drive their career forward with the world’s most recognised Hospitality Company.

Nestled in the Heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Hilton Coylumbridge is a truly outstanding hotel. We are a favourite among families, outdoor adventure enthusiasts and, weather permitting, those who love to ski.
Thanks to our varied clientele we offer a truly unique experience to our guests and our Chefs assist in the delivery of this. We are a large volume operation with a variety of cuisines, throughout our 6 outlets.

Take your first steps on the path to becoming a head chef. You’ll find no better training ground than in our kitchens; we’re renowned for outstanding food and quality ingredients. You will discover a real mix of opportunities under the guidance of our widely experienced Chefs.

Hilton Commis Chefs play a vital role in delivering a great guest experience to all our guests. They have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and a willingness to exceed our guest expectation. Often operating on the front line, they are the real ambassadors of our company, and are committed to consistently delivering high standards.

Our Commis Chefs are hardworking individuals who can work on their own initiative and are key players in our kitchen teams.

You may have 4* Hotel or Restaurant experience or have a willingness to learn. You will have real potential to become our future Head Chefs. You will be instrumental in helping us to deliver our core standards and provide our guests with a great stay every time.
Please consider the above criteria carefully before starting your application. When recruiting, it is important to us that we are the right choice for you, as well as you being the right choice for us. We believe it is the people we employ that make the difference to the experience of our guests. Our people take pride in what we do, and the standards we expect. They are passionate about working within the Kitchen and care about doing their very best for every guest.

How to apply:

Email CV and recent contactable references

Work for partners:

May be available on request

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Commis Chef, Golf View Hotel & Spa, Invernesshire

Posted on December 13, 2018 | Start date December 14, 2018

Salary:Negotiable salary depending on experience paid monthly plus a share of tips
Days:5 days per week, mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: Variable depending on day and season; Dinner: 60-80; Breakfast: 60
Food type:1 AA rosette brasserie style lunch/dinner
Full-time chefs:7 chefs plus 3 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Room in hotel, charged at £200 per month including TV and WiFi
Job description:

The Golf View Hotel in Nairn is a 38 bedroom 4 star 1AA Rosette Hotel.

A rare opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join our kitchen brigade as a Commis Chef, where you will be cooking, preparing and presenting our dishes to the high standards our guests expect. As commis chef, you will receive training in the preparation of a wide range of dishes, allowing you to develop your culinary skills within this high quality environment.

We employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

Candidate Attributes:
Previous experience as a Cmmis Chef preferred
Exceptional attention to detail and organisation skills
Highly motivated and hardworking with a can-do attitude; willing to learn new skills and develop your knowledge
Determination to succeed
Passion and flair for food preparation, presentation and for local and seasonal menu content
Can-do attitude with the ability to work as part of a small team as well as on your own initiative
Flexible to work a variety of shifts – 5 days from 7 including bank holidays and weekends
Good common sense and a mature attitude to work

Candidate Responsibilities:
Food preparation and understanding of current food and hygiene legislation
Preparing, cooking and presenting menu items
Following recipes and maintaining the food costs set by Head Chef at all times
Monitoring portion control and wastage
Liaising with senior chefs to complete daily tasks and advise of stock requirements for your section
Maintaining and developing our standards
Working alongside the senior team to develop your culinary skills and knowledge
Provide a friendly, courteous and professional attitude at all times
Ensure legal compliance with Food Hygiene and Safety, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines
Ensure your designated section is prepared and ready prior to each service
Keep all work areas clean and tidy at all times

Relevant Qualifications:
You will be qualified to Intermediate Food Hygiene level (REHIS or similar); understanding of HACCP would be an advantage, as would City and Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 or equivalent.
Crerar Hotels Values: Crerar Hotel Group is one of Scotland’s leading privately owned hotel companies. Crerar Hotels work hard on talent development and always look to progress individuals through internal promotion. This role represents a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic individual to join a dynamic company.

By joining the Crerar Hotels team you'll also automatically be eligible to receive our Fair Fund. Our Fair Fund has been created to reward staff and encourage personal development. Each time a guest or customer decides to pay an optional service charge for great customer service, all staff members will benefit on an equal basis.

How to apply:

Please apply with an up to date CV and reference details

Work for partners:

Work is available for partners for front of house positions and in the leisure facilities. Housekeeping is also available.

Full training will be provided for those who want to work in the spa facility.

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Commis Chef, Buccleuch Arms, Borders

Posted on December 11, 2018 | Start date December 12, 2018

Salary:£15,000 - £16,000 per annum - paid fortnightly with a share of tips
Hours:45 hours per week
Days:5 days from 7 mostly straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:19 bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: 50 - 70; Dinner: 70 - 120; Breakfast: 38; Functions: up to 120
Food type:Fresh bar and bistro
Full-time chefs:8 chefs plus 4 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Live out but can provide short term accommodation for up to 2 weeks if relocating - meals provided on duty
Job description:

Set in the heart of the Scottish Borders the Buccleuch Arms is a charming four star Inn with an incredible history dating back to 1836.

In recent years the Buccleuch has earned an award-winning reputation as one of the finest Inns in Scotland, welcoming both locals and guests from further afield. Most recently of course winning Scottish Inn of the Year 2015 at the Scottish Hotel awards in April. Over the winter a Ski Lodge style pop-up “Chalet Coo” bar appeared at the Buccleuch opening on a Friday & Saturday night. In April this morphed into the “Summer Coo”, worth a trip to take in the atmosphere.

Currently we are looking for one full-time Commis Chef

Candidate must work flexible hours and weekends, 5 days of 7 and must be able to do split shifts, have great time keeping, hygiene and an eye for detail.

In house training is available to further yourself and gain certificates to further your career.
Must be enthusiastic and hard worker, experience a bonus but not essential.

How to apply:

Please email your CV to Billy Hamilton, Owner or to Gareth Gilder, Head Chef with contactable work references. Or you can call and ask for Billy or Gareth on 01835 822243

Work for partners:


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Commis Chef, Fonab Castle Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on December 10, 2018 | Start date December 10, 2018

Salary:From £17,000 to £20,000 depending on experience plus a share of tips, paid monthly. Company benefits and staff meals
Hours:50 hours per week
Days:4 days per week
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: to 50; Dinner: to 90; Breakfast: to 70; Functions: to 150
Food type:Brasserie and Fine Dining 3 AA Rosette
Full-time chefs:11 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Brand new staff accommodation, own en suite room with use of a new kitchen, living room - £200 per month
Job description:

Fonab Castle Hotel is a 34 bedroom 3 AA Rosette 5 star Hotel situated in Pitlochry in Perthshire.

We are looking for a commis chef to join our team.

Ideally you will have some experience in a similar environment but this is not essential as there is good scope for ongoing learning and career progression for someone who is passionate and willing to learn.

Working with a good team with a brand new kitchen which has the most modern kitchen equipment.

Good scope for promotion and to develop your career.

Nice location with a good young team in place.

Position is available now for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Please apply to David Barnett, Executive Chef with your current CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Possible - depending on experience

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Commis Chef, Ship Inn, Fife

Posted on December 4, 2018 | Start date December 5, 2018

Salary:£16,500 a year, paid monthly plus share of good tips
Hours:up to 50
Days:4/5 days from 7 mixed shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Dinner: 200 - 450 over the day; Breakfast: up to 12; Functions: Up to 150
Food type:Quality gastro pub with a focus on seafood - AA pub of the year award
Full-time chefs:6 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own room available in shared staff house - cost negotiable
Job description:

The Ship Inn is an iconic well known 6 bedroom Inn just 15 miles from St Andrews and 10 miles from Leven.

We are have a position open for a commis chef to join our award winning kitchen team.

We are looking for a dedicated , driven, professional, honest and clean working chef. Must have relevant qualification and food and safety.

We produce about 450 covers in the summer and 200 in the winter a day. All the food is locally sourced and freshly prepared every day. You will be pushed to deliver the best product every day.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

How to apply:

Please apply to Marc Wohner, Head Chef with a copy of your updated CV and reference details

Work for partners:

Yes - Depending on experience, yes front of house

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Commis Chef, (Breakfast) Brae Hotel Shetland Islands, Orkney and Shetland

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Start date January 3, 2019

Salary:£8 per hour negotiable depending on experience paid monthly and share of tips
Hours:45 hours
Days:5 days from 7 (5am until 2pm)
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:35 bedrooms
Covers:Lunch: varies; Dinner: 20-25, busier between April and September; Breakfast: Up to 35
Food type:Daily changing Table D'hote and bar menu
Full-time chefs:3 chefs plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own room with shared facilities in staff house charged at £44.50 per week, includes Wi-Fi
Job description:

The Brae Hotel is a busy year round modern Hotel with a mix of business and tourist customers.

We are looking for a Breakfast chef to join our established team.

Our Head Chef is keen to help the right candidate expand their skills.

Brae is a thriving rural community with health and leisure centres a few minutes walk away.

There is a bus service to Lerwick. We pay your ferry fare and meet you at the terminal.

How to apply:

Please apply to Florence Troup, Owner with your current CV and references

Work for partners:

Possibly depending on experience

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