Careers

Click on the links below to see the current careers at the individual hotels:

Careers at ICMI

Sorry there are currently no staff vacancies at ICMI. Please check back soon!

Careers at Inverlochy Castle

Sous Chef

Purpose: To act as Sous Chef, assisting the Head Chef in all aspects of planning, organising and communicating within all kitchen departments. To assist the Head Chef in building a motivated team by taking an active interest in their welfare, safety and development.

Responsible to: General Manager, Head chef, Chez Roux, Food and Beverage Manager

Responsible for: All chefs and porters

The Role:

Leading the team in the Head Chef's absence; the Sous Chef must be an inspirational leader, motivating and developing the team with their correct example and creating a culture of passion and enthusiasm for the preparation and service of food. The Sous chef will cultivate an excellent working partnership with the restaurant management team.

They must assist in providing food that not only exceeds our guest expectations in flavour, substance and presentation, but is also in line with agreed company & legal standards. This is in addition to ensuring that the food costs of the business are well managed. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work with the restaurant team to understand customer expectations, comments and to handle any complaints to satisfy the customer promptly
  • To consistently prepare and cook all food to the standards and dish specifications, and train the team to do the same
  • To be hands on and present during the busy service periods
  • To be a team player at all times and be prepared to be flexible in order to ensure that all operations are always as guest-focused, efficient and profitable as possible.
  • To ensure that the hotel’s Health & Safety Policy and Food Safety Management System are adhered to in the kitchen including all related paperwork checks & record keeping
  • To ensure the menu, daily specials and special menus are available, as appropriate
  • To ensure functions menus are managed effectively in conjunction with the manager in charge
  • To ensure that the kitchen team are fully prepared, stocked and set for service
  • To be responsible for the performance of the whole kitchen team and the delivery of quality food in the absence of the head chef
  • Be a role model for the team by actively displaying consistent cooking skills, a positive & proactive attitude and hygienic appearance at all times
  • To assist the Head Chef with recruitment, supervision, planning, training, coaching and developing of the kitchen team to meet the needs of the guest, the business and the company
  • To be responsible for the performance of the whole kitchen team and the delivery of quality food in the absence of the Head chef
  • Be a role model for the team by actively displaying consistent cooking skills, a positive & proactive attitude and hygienic appearance at all times
  • To carry out recruitment, supervision, planning, training, coaching and developing of the kitchen team to meet the needs of the guest, the business and the company
  • To actively be part of the kitchen management team, ensuring on-job training for the team 
  • Assist in the training and coaching of the floor team, especially in relation to food and kitchen matters, lead tastings and food training at shift briefings
  • To establish and maintain good front of house relations at all times.
  • To promote best practice within the kitchen & constantly look to improve processes & procedures
  • To assist the head chef responsibly and make follow-up checks to ensure the performance of the kitchen and kitchen team
  • To lead tastings and train all team members in food knowledge at every opportunity
  • To encourage team members to continually improve their performance – recognizing, praising and rewarding excellent performance in the team
  • To develop strong team relations by encouraging open communication between all members of the restaurant team both front and back of house
  • To spot talent and assist with succession planning for kitchen team & recruit the ‘correct’ people.
  • To ensure that kitchen team understands the correct preparation, cooking, presentation & service of food
  • In the head chefs absence; To carry out formal discussions with the team, provide updates & evidence for your Manager to support possible disciplinary processes
  • In the absence of the head chef, to attend, communicate effectively at & contribute to weekly management meetings and shift briefings every day
  • To work with the Head Chef and Chez Roux to collaborate and devise an inspiring and engaging ongoing training and development calendar for chefs
  • To take responsibility for your own career path and continuous self-improvement

To apply please send your details along with CV to restaurantmanager@inverlochy.co.uk

 

Careers at Greywalls

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Careers at Rocpool Reserve

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Careers at Cromlix

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Careers at Isle of Eriska Hotel & Spa

Sous Chef

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated Sous Chef or Junior Sous Chef to join one of Scotland`s premium hotels

Responsibilities as Sous Chef include:

  • Responsibility for the kitchen in the Head Chef`s absence
  • Maintaining driving consistently high standards of produce in all food operations throughout the hotel. Including Breakfast, informal deck restaurant, afternoon tea and fine dining
  • Recruitment and training of junior members of staff
  • Daily Stock Control ordering
  • Input into all areas of kitchen management inc all KPI targets such as GP %, environmental health issues, menu design etc.

The ideal Sous Chef will:

  • Have Sous/Junior Sous experience in a similarly high quality operation
  • Possess a passion and knowledge for food
  • Be driven and focused on first class standards across every aspect of the operation
  • Have shown loyalty and longevity throughout their career
  • Have excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Have excellent personal presentation and be consummately professional at all times

Please send CVs to claire@eriska-hotel.co.uk

Careers at The Inch Hotel

Sorry there are currently no staff vacancies at The Inch. Please check back soon!

Careers at Crossbasket Castle

Sorry there are currently no staff vacancies at Crossbasket Castle. Please check back soon!

 

 

 

 

Important points to note before sending your CV

Previous Employment

References will only be taken up if we are looking to progress your application, following interview and/or offer of employment. If you are in employment one reference must be a senior member of that organisation. Other references should include either previous employers or educational institutions.

Please give details of ALL Full and Part time positions held over the last 5 years
Start with present/most recent employer.

Equal Opportunities

Cromlix is committed to equal opportunities and has a policy not to discriminate against employees or job applicants on the grounds of race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, nationality, sex, disability, marital status or religious belief.

Declaration

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Owing to the fact that any offer of employment is fidelity bonding, you will understand that any false and misleading statement made by you on your CV will be sufficient grounds for termination of employment.