Cook, Kings Arms Hotel in Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on July 13, 2019 | Start date July 13, 2019

Salary:Up to £24,000 according to experience paid weekly plus ashare of tips. Down the line possible bonus scheme for the right person who can bring something to the business.
Hours:up to 40. paid by the hour.
Days:5 days mixture of straight and split shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: up to 30 to 40; Dinner: up to 50; Breakfast: 26; Functions: can do when function room ready
Food type:Traditional pub food with specials using fresh local produce
Full-time chefs:3 plus kitchen porters
Accommodation:possible staff room available within the hotel and also accommodation is reasonably easy to find in Lockerbie and not too expensive
Job description:

The Kings Arms Hotel in Lockerbie is privately owned and run hotel, situated in the small town of Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway.

Situated 12 miles from Dumfries, 22 miles from Carlisle and within an hour or so of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

We are looking for someone to join our friendly team in the kitchen.

This may suit an experienced chef looking for input into menus and gross profit margins.

Likewise, it may suit someone with less experience but plenty of enthusiasm and initiative.

The hotel has recently been taken over and is undergoing a full refurbishment.

This is an exciting time to join our team.

Lockerbie has a population of 3,500 and has good amenities and there is plenty to do on time off if you like the outdoors.

This position may suit either a single person or a working couple.

Available now for the right people.

How to apply:

Please apply to Tom Cheesman, General Manager with your current CV and details of relevant work references.

Or phone for an informal chat on 01576 202410.

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Cook, The Lochar Inn, Dumfries and Galloway

Posted on July 12, 2019 | Start date July 12, 2019

Salary:Full food sales profit. The kitchen is provided at a small fee you will just have to pay half of the electricity bill
Hours:For you to organise
Days:again for you to organise
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: up to 50 on a Sunday; Functions: Up to 125 mainly funerals and christenings
Food type:mostly bought in apart from homemade pizzas
Full-time chefs:working on your own mainly
Job description:

The Lochar Inn is a busy pub situated in Locharbriggs just 3 miles from Dumfries which is a busy town with a population of approximately 32,000.

We are looking for a chef or cook to take over full responsibility of the kitchen. In return you will receive a full profit of the food sales. Currently working to a Gross Profit of 65%.

Mainly busy lunch trade and functions including funerals and christenings.

A lot of the food is bought in aside from our pizzas which our homemade. We have a proper pizza oven in place.

This is a good opportunity for someone to make a good amount of money by taking the advice of the owner with regards to what the customers want.

Captive market of around 8000 people in the immediate vicinity.

Would suit someone with a family as there would be a good work/life balance as we only serve food until 8pm. Kitchen is closed every Tuesday.

How to apply:

Please get in touch with John Maxwell the owner via email

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