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Head Chef - Temporary - St. Andrews

£32,000 - £35,000 per annum including tips plus welcome bonus - Chef
Ref: 3427 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Oct 2021
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Head Chef – Forgans - St Andrews

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 an experienced and talented Head Chef to join our fantastic venue, Forgans on a temporary basis.

With customers travelling far and wide, our Forgans venue is popular with both locals and tourists alike. We celebrate different cultures and pride ourselves on providing a taste of what Scotland has to offer to our customers.

Located in the heart of St Andrews, Forgan’s is a modern restaurant with a traditional Scottish heart. The Forgan’s team are passionate about providing tasty seasonal food, a tipple or two from their vast Scottish gin collection and throwing the best ceilidhs in the area.

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).
  • 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.