Head Chef

Organisation: The Macallan Distillery

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000

Location: The Macallan Distillery - Aberlour

As Head Chef at The Macallan Estate, you will oversee the entire culinary experience, including the renowned TimeSpirit restaurant in collaboration with El Celler de Can Roca, as well as all additional dining services. You will lead, motivate, and develop your team to consistently deliver 5-star service standards and ensure the highest quality of food.

In collaboration with our esteemed partners at El Celler de Can Roca, you will create world-class menus that align with The Macallan brand’s DNA, inspiring our guests to return and recommend us to others.

Lead, inspire, and develop the kitchen team to consistently achieve the highest standards of delivery and professionalism, reflecting Edrington’s core values.

Ensure the culinary experience is presented as a 5-star establishment at all times, maintaining impeccable cleanliness and organisation in both customer and non-customer facing areas.

Continually enhance the culinary experience at The Macallan Estate in collaboration with El Celler de Can Roca.

Monitor and maintain consistent food standards and quality across The Macallan Estate.

Communicate daily business needs to the kitchen team by attending daily briefs and referring to operation sheets, notice boards, diaries, and rotas.

Attend and contribute to monthly operational meetings to ensure a comprehensive understanding of future business.

Take accountability for the day-to-day running of the kitchen service, manage rotas to best fit business needs within the agreed budget.

Train and develop the kitchen team, keeping accurate training records.

Purchase food and related products from company-approved suppliers.

Achieve food budget cost controls and manage stock rotation to minimise waste and maximise gross profit.

Ensure full compliance with all food hygiene and health and safety regulations, including HACCP, COSHH, and other distillery-related due diligence and controls.

Application Deadline: Friday 19/07/2024