Head Chef - Forgans St Andrews - St. Andrews

Ref: 2574 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Sep 2019
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Head Chef – Forgans - St Andrews

Basic salary up to £35,000 + bonus potential of up to £10,500 + Tronc Tips average £2500 per annum

The G1 Group is Scotland’s largest and most diverse hospitality group, with a collection of over 50 venues across Scotland including bars, restaurants, hotels and more.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Head Chef to join our fantastic flagship venue in St Andrews - Forgans.

With customers travelling far and wide, our Forgans venue is popular with both locals and tourists alike. We celebrate different cultures and pride ourselves on providing a taste of what Scotland has to offer to our customers.

Located in the heart of St Andrews, Forgan’s is a modern restaurant with a traditional Scottish heart. The Forgan’s team are passionate about providing tasty seasonal food, a tipple or two from their vast Scottish gin collection and throwing the best ceilidhs in the area.

The Role:

As Head Chef, your role will include:

  • Overall responsibility for managing all aspects of the kitchen environment.
  • To ensure great attention to detail for the menu specs provided.
  • Compliance with legislation, food production, stock control and staff training.
  • Involvement in menu compilation.
  • Having sole responsibility for kitchen costs, you will also be responsible for ensuring that the menu produced generates the required Gross Profit margin for the business.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • You will excel in your Chef profession and will be looking to progress within a dynamic company that can help you take the next step on the career ladder.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and high pressured environment.
  • You will have strong people and operational management skills and have experience in the industry at a supervisory level. 
  • You take pride in yourself, your work, and your wider team.

The Reward:

In return, we offer a competitive salary up to £35,000 DOE and industry leading rewards structure with bonus potential up to 30% of salary (£10,500), TRONC electronic tips (average £2,500 per annum),  generous company benefits including discounts and rewards as well as industry leading training and career development opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • 30% off food & cinema tickets in all of our venues across Scotland.
  • Continued development through our online learning portal and masterclasses in venues.
  • TRONC electronic tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned in venues.

The Process:

If you are a passionate and dedicated Head Chef that would like to work for our Flagship venue in St Andrews then apply now and a member of the Forgans team will be in touch.  

EU Settlement Scheme- We will provide support and guidance with the application process for all relevant EU Citizens