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Head Chef

Organisation: Dalkeith Country Park

Salary: Competitive salary plus tips and excellent benefits

Location: Dalkeith

Are you tired of anti-social hours and long shifts? At Restoration Yard we have the perfect opportunity in our daytime operation for a Senior Chef who wants to achieve a better work-life balance. You will be part of a team that create memorable moments whether our guests are with us for a spot of lunch, coffee & cake, or celebrating their wedding day. Our offering consists of a 100-seat beautiful restaurant with an additional 80 outdoor covers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and experienced Senior Chef who has a passion for food and is driven to succeed. Working closely with the Head of Food & Beverage, you will guide and inspire the team, ensuring we operate efficiently and profitably. In addition, you will cater for weddings and other events, producing quality food to a high standard.

Why work for us?
While regular weekend working and the occasional evening for weddings & events is required, as a primarily daytime operation we offer sociable hours to fit around your life. We care about our people and their wellbeing.

Dalkeith Country Park, an outstanding visitor attraction, is a truly special place. On the outskirts of Edinburgh set in a beautiful 1,000-acre estate you will discover our gorgeous courtyard which is home to The Kitchen, a stylish and contemporary eating experience; The Larder, for take away food and drinks; The Coffee Bar; as well as various other food outlets which are open throughout the year.

• Do you have a passion for food and the ability to motivate others?
• Are you commercially driven with a positive approach to work?
• Can you demonstrate solid organisation skills and the ability to run a busy kitchen?

If the answer is yes, then we would love to hear from you. The successful candidate should have solid experience at Senior Chef level ideally within a similar organisation with multiple food outlets.

Interested? Please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to our Recruitment team at recruitment@buccleuch.com.

The closing date for applications is 14 August.

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Application Deadline: Monday 14/08/2023