We have a unique opportunity for a Chef De Partie to join our team.
Magnificent and uniquely inspirational. Cameron House, a 5 star resort nestled on the world-famous bonnie banks of Loch Lomond has reopened following a multi-million pound restoration. Located where the Scottish Highlands meet the Lowlands, the 17th century Baronial estate where Cameron House resides is rich in character and history. With an award-winning Spa with rooftop infinity pool, an 18-hole championship golf course, an extensive array of resort activities, and a choice of six restaurants and five bars that will cater to everyone.
The iconic lochside setting is impressive in its grandeur, celebrated and treasured. Set within 400 acres of beautiful Scottish countryside, adventure is on your doorstep, with Loch Lomond providing the perfect location for water sports and land activities, including speedboat tours, paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking, 4X4 off-road driving, falconry and more
Add all the above together, and we have something very special; all that’s missing could be you.THE ROLE – CHEF DE PARTIE
We have Chef De Partie opportunities to suit a wide variety of culinary styles. Choose from our formal 2 rosette restaurant The Cameron Grill, our family friendly Boat House with its seafood and pizza, The Clubhouse at the Carrick serving popular everyday options, our new Tavern Bar serving pub classics, our join our Banqueting and Events team or Pastry brigade.
Whatever the style, our menus are created around locally sourced fine food and are prepared and presented with passion creativity and flair.
In whichever kitchen environment you choose, as Chef De Partie your scope will be to support your Head Chef by leading your shift and overseeing in the day-to-day performance of your section.Key things you will be responsible for:
Proficiency in the tasks of Apprentice and Commis Chefs, including mise en place
Cleaning schedules, food storage, food preparation, and service cleardown
Leading daily briefings and handovers
Completion of daily food hygiene checks and due diligence records
Organising the daily workload, delegating tasks and co-ordinating breaks in your section
Consistent production of food to recipe and presentation standards in SOP’s
Monitoring performance in via checklists and SOPs
Providing feedback to the junior team to support improved performance
Supporting with any shift challenges
On job training of new employees
Support management of allergens and team awareness
Departmental requisitions, stock control, and recording of wastageWHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We recruit people with widely varying personalities from different walks of life and backgrounds. While we don’t have a typical’ employee, there are some specific qualities or traits we look for.
People who want to achieve great things – your interest in us suggests you have the ambition, drive and determination to meet challenges head on.
People who are naturally friendly – who genuinely care about our guests and the service they receive.
People who will always go beyond what our guests expect from us to make their stay a special and memorable one.
People who show the same level of care for their team, as our guests – It’s about supporting our colleagues to be the best they can be and to do the best job they can.
People who will respect and protect the magical place we work in – it’s up to all of us to look after our environment and never take it for granted.
TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY YOU WILL ALSO NEED:
SVQ in Food Production at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent qualification or equivalent industry experience
Level 2 Food Hygiene Qualification
Current or recent experience as Demi Chef De Partie or Chef De Partie, in a quality hotel or restaurant
To be thorough, with keen attention to detail
Ability to quickly build excellent working relationships
A flexible approach to work
Excellent communication skills
Basic IT skills with knowledge of Office software and ability to use technology (we use systems such as Procure Wizard/ ResDiary)
At Cameron House we can offer fully funded, work-based training and development. Everything from apprenticeships, structured work experience in other businesses and supported scholarships through to graduate programmes, specialist craft training, and formal qualifications up to HND and Degree level.
We offer a generous range of employee benefits and, given what we do and where we are, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to make the most of our own five-star facilities. Here’s what to expect:
Free meals when on duty, in our team cafes
Birthday lunches and long service awards involving recognition with high street shopping vouchers and overnight stays
Enhanced holidays, rising with long service
Free Leisure Club Membership, with friends and family discounts.
Employee care service, offering lifestyle and wellbeing support and counselling via a confidential helpline
On-site discounts on Cameron House and Cameron Lodges accommodation, 30% off food and beverages, golf membership, spa treatments, Celtic Warrior cruises, outdoor activities and retail products
Supplier and local business discounts – from cinema tickets, car hire and airport parking to mobile phones, leisure activities and high street retailers
And while Cameron House itself offers a huge range of activities across 400 acres of Scottish countryside, there’s also the wider Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park on your doorstep – just waiting to be explored in your free time.
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