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Head Chef

Job Description

Are you a hospitality professional, looking for a new role in a prestigious establishment? Perhaps you’re open to a change of scenery or want to take the next step in your Chef career?

Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a motivated Head Chef to work on a permanent basis in one of Dumfries’s most beautiful country hotels.


Benefits of your new role

  • Earning potential of £35,000 - £39,900 per annum

  • Overtime opportunities

  • Share of tips

  • Career progression with training and development

  • Staff meals on duty

  • Discounts on stays across company venues


Your new employer

The venue is set amidst beautiful country grounds and is in an ideal location for exploring Dumfries and Galloway. The cosy restaurant with roaring log fire creates a special ambience for guests. Extra care is taken when sourcing the best local produce to use to create exceptional fresh meals for guests to enjoy. Pairing the perfect location and great food creates the ideal dining experience at this restaurant.


Responsibilities within your new role

As the new Head Chef, you will take pride in overseeing the entire kitchen to ensure that this runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis. You will work closely and collaboratively with the kitchen team to encourage them to reach their full potential, through a consistent and proactive approach. Your role will also involve supporting all members of the kitchen to deliver exceptional, high-quality dishes in the restaurant, whilst supporting and encouraging the communication of compliance requirements. You will work closely with the General Manager to uphold the fantastic reputation this hotel restaurant always holds and exceed customer expectations.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

We would be delighted to speak with Chefs who have obtained a couple of years' experience within a similar role and who have had exposure to working in a fast-paced yet high-quality environment. Above all else, we are looking for a creative Chef with the drive and ambition to successfully run a well-established kitchen combined with supporting the journey of younger Chefs to create a strong, dedicated team. Flair, passion and positivity are key to helping you succeed in this role.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV. Candidates will be required to provide proof of right-to-work eligibility and up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.


Stafffinders are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.