Senior Sous Chef – With Accommodation – Ayrshire, Scotland

Senior Sous Chef – With Accommodation


Ayrshire, Scotland


Job Description

We’re thrilled to announce an extraordinary permanent, full-time opportunity with our renowned client based in South Ayrshire. The Senior Sous Chef will take on an integral role in running our client's high-quality restaurant, where you will deliver high-class dishes to the venue clientele. 


What you will get in your new role

An annual salary of up to £40,000

Discounted stays at sister venues

Live-in accommodation if required

Staff meals on shift

50% discount on all food

50% discount on product range

Friends and family stay rates



Your new employer

This truly stunning and breathtaking venue is situated just off the Southwest coast of Scotland, boasting a grand and traditional exterior with beautiful surrounding gardens. The hotel features historical and delicately furnished suites, each with ample space and all the necessities required for a luxurious night’s stay. 

The hotel features two award-winning restaurants, each serving up high-quality produce in a creative and innovative way. Decorated to complement the rest of the hotel, these restaurants are a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike.


Responsibilities within your new role

As the Senior Sous Chef of this prestigious property, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of food service in their well-known restaurant. You will be confident in effectively managing the other Chefs and kitchen team, encouraging them to achieve the highest standard of food production on a day-to-day basis, to meet the needs of the restaurant. A key duty of the Senior Sous Chef is to control and manage the food cost in line with the budget, source ingredients in accordance with the company’s sourcing policy and control production and portions in line with the agreed specifications. You will take initiative, have self-discipline, effective communication skills, and the ability to organise and direct the work of others.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

To succeed in this position, we are seeking an experienced and diligent Senior Sous with a demonstrated history within a similar multi-Rosette-winning venue. You will have a natural ability to solve problems efficiently in a professional and pleasant manner, whilst having proven leadership skills to mentor and manage a team of talented chefs.

As the Senior Sous Chef, you will possess strong communication skills as you will be required to work closely with a wide variety of people from various departments, cultures and backgrounds. You should have the ability to use your own initiative and have the self-discipline to work independently. 

As an individual you should have excellent attention to detail, possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude and be able to meet targets in a highly demanding environment.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV via the ‘Apply for this Job’ button. Candidates will be required to provide proof of right-to-work eligibility and up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.


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