Chefs and Cooks Jobs

Stafffinders recruit for a wide range of Chef and Cook jobs in Glasgow, Edinburgh and throughout the rest of Scotland. As well as placing Executive Chefs, Head Chefs, Sous Chefs, Chef de Partie and Commis Chef in new roles, we also recruit for Head Cooks and Pastry Chefs amongst other positions.

Chef and Cook Job Description

As a Chef or Cook, your daily responsibilities will involve:

  • Preparing food
  • Designing menus
  • Storing food correctly
  • Ensuring food is fresh
  • Correctly operating kitchen equipment
  • Ensuring cleanliness is optimal
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies

The majority of Chefs and Cooks will work full time hours including late evenings and weekends. Chefs and Cooks are also expected to work during holidays such as Christmas and New Year given the busy nature of restaurants and hotels at these times of the year.

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Job Listings

  1. Temporary / Relief Chefs

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    We are looking for Relief Chefs of all levels to join our temporary Chef team at Stafffinders! Various locations in and around Edinburgh are available, including live-in roles in Scotland.
    Immediate starts are available.

    Your rate of pay and hours of work
    £12ph + Accrued holiday pay, pay is weekly Monday-Sunday ...

  2. Chef Live In

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: £24000 to £28000 p/a

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Are you looking for an exciting new adventure?
    Are you an experienced chef that takes pride in every dish?
    Are you looking to work for a business that rewards hard work and ambition?
    If so, this is the permanent role for you!
    Stafffinders Hospitality is delighted to be working alongside ...

  3. Chefs of all Levels

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £12.00 to £14.00 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Chefs of All Levels - Edinburgh
    Stafffinders are seeking talented Chefs of all levels, to work immediately on ongoing temporary assignments in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. These jobs are ongoing and available at some of Scotland’s premier hotels, restaurants and bars.  We are seeking Chef De Parties, Sous Chefs ...

  4. PVG Chefs – Care Homes & Education

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £10.50 to £12.50 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are urgently looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Chefs, for a variety of upcoming temporary jobs in healthcare, education and care home units. These assignments are for clients based across Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
    Your Rate of Pay & Hours of Work
    Rates of pay can vary, depending on ...

  5. PVG Chef

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: £10.25 to £12.00 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    We are currently hiring PVG Chefs to take on temporary assignments for our care home clients across the central belt of Scotland.
    To be considered for this role you must have at least 1-year cooking experience in care homes and you must have a valid PVG.
    At Stafffinders we aim ...

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