Private Chef Job

Private Estate Chef Job, In Accessible Perthshire

Greycoat Lumleys Scotland are delighted to be seeking a Private Chef for a Private Family Estate in the lower area of Perthshire with easy access to Perth and Edinburgh.  The extremely well presented estate is used for Private use by the family, friends and Principal's business only.  The Principals and guests enjoy the sporting in Scotland and taking advantage of relaxing in the stunning Scottish countryside.

The Chef has the assistance of housekeeping staff and the Butler/s at busy times - the staff on the estate work very much as part of a team.  The busy season for the estate is from August to January and over that period of time there are visitors most weekends from Thursday to Sunday or Monday.

The dates of visits are scheduled long in advance and the Chef is able to take time off as another Chef can cover their duties.  There is a sense of community at the Estate and a few of the staff have been there for many years.  The Principals are fair employers and welcoming to all staff.

A general idea of meals:

Breakfast - the Housekeepers will cater for the guests

Lunch - 2 courses, usually served up the hill, there are cooking facilities there.  BBQs, stew etc. 

Dinner - 5 courses including game from the estate, lamb and beef is bought in locally.  Fresh fish is also supplied locally along with fruit and vegetables.

Most dishes are traditional and there are no specific dietary requirements but as the numbers increase that may change.

The menu plan is agreed in advance of the Principals and guests arriving.  A car belonging to the estate can be used for supplies and food shopping

Accommodation:  2 bedroom terrace property very short drive/walk from the main house.  Own garden, furnished.  Council tax is included and heating oil, Wifi and broadband.  Electricity is covered by the chef.  Pets welcome within reason.

Days:  5 day per week

Hours:  A split shift can work and be agreed as long as the food is prepared and ready on time.

Start:  ASAP

Salary:  £50,000 GPA depending on experience

Job number:  109932

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