Sous Chef

  • Location: The Black Watch Castle and Museum
  • Hours: Full time including weekend work
  • Salary: 18, 870


  • To manage the kitchen during the head chef’s absence in areas of profit management, stock, waste control, hygiene, organisation, food standards, training and personnel within the department effectively.
  • To provide support, guidance and direction to achieve consistency and high standards of performance and presentation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe, orderly and clean kitchen, complying with required EHO legislation. Demonstrate this by using correct food-handling techniques, a food management system and up to date cleaning records. Ensuring Health and Safety compliance is adhered to.
  • Preparing food required for the Castle Cafe and catered events
  • Responsible in assisting the Head Chef in the daily operations of the kitchen
  • Providing leadership and direction to the kitchen team
  • With guidance from the Head Chef ensuring all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet the organisations high standards and commitment to quality
  • Assist with menu planning and costing where required
  • Maintain budgeted food costs at all times
  • Placing food, product and stock orders
  • Attend regular management meetings if required during the Head Chef’s absence
Please send covering letter and CV to
Closing date - 5pm on Tuesday 21st May 2019

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Closing Date: 21 May 2019