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Brasserie Chef | 5 Star Isle of Eriska | £23k

Eriska Enterprises Full-Time  Scotland, United Kingdom 24 Jan 2017

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Job Description

The Isle of Eriska is a 5 Star 25 bedroom property located on its own private island north of Oban, The Restaurant at the hotel holds countless accolades including a Michelin star and last year we developed a new spa at the hotel with its own restaurant open from 12.30-7pm daily. The Deck has a casual atmosphere with half the visitors being residents at the main hotel wishing to dine less formally and the balance being made up of local visitors to the surrounding areas and local residents.

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The kitchen is open plan so allows a great deal of client interaction, shifts run from 11-9 five days a week with additional support form the main house

Job Purpose:
Designs and prepares meals by planning and implementing menus; controlling food preparation.Duties:
* Identifies current and future customer food preferences by establishing personal contact and rapport with potential and actual customers and other persons in a position to understand food requirements.* Plans menus by studying marketing conditions, popularity of dishes, recency of menu; utilizing food surpluses and leftovers.* Prices meals by analysing recipes; determining food, labour, and overhead costs.* Purchases foodstuffs and kitchen supplies by identifying and qualifying suppliers; negotiating prices; estimating food consumption; placing and expediting orders.

* Prepares food by establishing nutrition and presentation standards and preparation procedures; measuring results against standards; making production adjustments.

* Approves food preparation by observing methods of preparation; tasting and smelling prepared dishes; viewing colour, texture, and garnishments; verifying portion sizes.

* Controls costs by using readily available and seasonal ingredients; identifying and qualifying suppliers; setting standards for quality and quantity.

* Completes kitchen operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

* Maintains a clean and safe environment by implementing national and local sanitation requirements; maintaining first aid, cpr, and Heimlich manoeuvre certification; instructing others in the use of kitchen utensils and operation of equipment.

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Please send your CV to gm@eriska-hotel.co.uk

This position is live out but for a couple (housekeeping partner), live in accommodation is provided. The local area provides good value accommodation.

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