Chef Job

Head Chef Job

Greycoat Lumley’s client are seeking a Head Chef for 2 of their sporting lodges in the Scotland Highlands. 

Our client is growing and they are expanding with new venues and experiences planned over the next few years.

They are adding to their talented team of chefs who create simple and tasty dishes in a family style setting. Applicants will consistently deliver the highest quality guest and culinary experience, prioritising and promoting the use of sustainable produce and suppliers, whilst engaging and serving guests.

The venues are boutique hotels to exclusive use, beautifully renovated buildings located in some of the most stunning landscapes in Scotland.

You will be a creative, committed, and dedicated individual blending your growing knowledge of our client’s conservation and regeneration story into our guest experience, so that every meal and snack informs and delights every time.

The team is to be flexible and support each other, so, though you may be appointed to one venue, you must be willing to travel to other locations to help your colleagues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the team and manage the kitchen and the quality of food in line with high quality standards and procedures.

  • Drive and deliver the broader Group Goals through implementing aligned goals for your team.

  • Ensure the provision of high quality and nutritional meals for the team.

  • Consistently deliver a high quality food experience for our guests in line with the Group ethos and concept.

  • Design menus which rely on the client’s own supply chain sustainable produce within the budget allocation - balancing cost with value and quality.

  • Engage with guest to inform and enhance their experience on the food ethos and conservation and regeneration story.

  • Effectively and conscientiously manage the Health, Safety and Environmental legal and policy requirements for the kitchen.

  • Lead and contribute to the overall effective and efficient venue operations including stock and cost controls, resources and standards.

  • Consistently identify and design ways to engage and inspire guests

  • Be a positive contributor to the Team and the Community  

This role will suit a leader who is a positive role model, purpose led with values aligned to our clients, engaging and personable.

Due to the locations, possession of valid driving license or access to personal transport is essential.

You must be a self -starter and self-motivated and a bit of an adventurer and explorer the benefits of living in rural locations.

Salary:  Very Competitive

Accommodation Provided

Pension 5% Employer 3% Employee

Private Medical Insurance & Health Cash Plan

(Additional Benefits to be announced 1st November.)

Fitness & leisure membership

Cycle to work scheme

Employee rewards within wider company portfolio.

Opportunity to live and work in a renowned outdoor pursuits’ setting.

Job:  113410

Start:  ASAP

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