Chef de Partie

Job Description

The Place 

Xpress are exclusively working with an independent boutique hotel operator located on the beautiful banks of Loch Awe with panoramic views of Ben Cruachan nearby. This boutique Hotel has 16 generous bedrooms, two self catering properties a fine dining ala carte restaurant with a separate bar drawing room. Set in 120 acres of private woodland estate with access to fishing, hiking and all the outdoors adventures you can think for all the adventurous.

The Job 

As a Chef de Partie you will be working closely alongside the Head Chef and owners to deliver a first-class product using locally sourced ingredients as much as possible. This is a small restaurant so working in conjunction is an absolute must to ensure the highest standards and continuity of service. The role will entail a few breakfast shifts but overall, will be heavily involved in producing quality food with quality ingredients. The management will also be planting a kitchen garden this year and constructing a polytunnel to start growing fresh herbs, vegetables, flowers and fruits in the coming years.

The Person 

The ideal Chef will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Chef de Partie role, possibly looking for a step up from a Demi role that has worked in a similar smaller environment. Preferably with a Rosette background but not essential as the real focus is on the quality of the food, a real foody chef would love this role as you will be part of the menu design and delivery. This is without doubt a live-in position due to location and would need someone that is happy to live on site preferably with transport,

The Rewards 

A competitive salary between £21,000 and £24,000, comes with very reasonably priced live in accommodation, comprising of a private bedsit flat with a large living room and a kitchenette. This is located within the property building and a healthy share of gratuities. 


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