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Head Chef - Edinburgh

£38,000 per annum (increasing to £40,000 within 12 months) plus tips, welcome bonus & paid overtime - Chef
Ref: 3440 Date Posted: Friday 08 Oct 2021
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Head Chef – Ghillie Dhu - Edinburgh

Scotsman Hospitality is a privately owned and operated business which focusses on a bold and brave approach to delivering customer experiences which challenge the status quo. 

We are looking for experienced and talented Head Chef to join our fantastic venue, Ghillie Dhu.

The Ghillie Dhu is a traditional Scottish pub, live entertainment venue, weddings and events space serving the finest local produce, ales and premium spirits as well as showcasing the best local, national and International acts.

The Role:

As Head Chef, your role will include:

  • Overall responsibility for managing all aspects of the kitchen environment.
  • To ensure great attention to detail for the menu specs provided.
  • Compliance with legislation, food production, stock control and staff training.
  • Involvement in menu compilation.
  • Having sole responsibility for kitchen costs, you will also be responsible for ensuring that the menu produced generates the required Gross Profit margin for the business.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • You will excel in your Chef profession and will be looking to progress within a dynamic company that can help you take the next step on the career ladder.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and high pressured environment.
  • You will have strong people and operational management skills and have experience in the industry at a supervisory level. 
  • You take pride in yourself, your work, and your wider team.

The Reward:

In return, we offer a competitive salary and rewards structure with bonus potential up to 30%, generous company benefits as well as industry leading training and career development opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • £1,000 welcome bonus (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Paid overtime and *4 day working week available subject to specific criteria.
  • TRONC electronic tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned in venues.
  • 30% off of food & cinema tickets in all of our venues across Scotland.
  • Continued development through our online learning portal and masterclasses in venues.

The Process:

If you think this is the Head Chef role for you then apply now and a member of the Ghillie Dhu will be in touch.