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Our staff make the Court House and we want you on our team!

We want to offer the people of Kinross-shire and beyond the opportunity to work in a great business. Our team are made up a group of committed individuals who love what they do and who work hard to make sure every customer has the kind of experience they themselves would like.  Our team consist of young people who have been with us since school and who work their way through a training programme which helps employees learn useful skills that will stay with them for life.

We see training and continuous development as part of every role and encourage our crew to push themselves to achieve more.  At this time of year particularly, we are saying goodbye to many of them as they head off to university and we are looking for new candidates to join us as front of house roles. If you have a genuine interest in the hospitality industry, are at least 16 and want to learn a great set of skills, come and see us!

As part of an suite of businesses across several industries, there are opportunities for advancement, training and upskilling in hospitality, customer service, administration and support roles, amongst many others.

But don't take our word for it, check out our testimonials.

FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

If you are a dynamic and engaging individual with hospitality experience who is looking for a new challenge, we have a great opportunity in a fantastic business!

Our independent, neighbourhood restaurant has a vacancy for Front of House Manager. We are a busy and popular eatery serving fresh, local and seasonal dishes as well as wood-fired pizzas, great drinks and cocktails.

This is full time role which will involve evening and weekend work. You will be working shifts on 5 days from 7.

The right applicant will have at least three years of relevant experience and be enthusiastic, hard-working and full of great ideas. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

You'll be focussed, passionate and organised with a strong determination to drive the business forward and take our restaurant and your career to the next level.

You must have the skills to enable you to:

  • Ensure the smooth running of all day-to-day front of house operations.
  • Ensure every guest gets the best experience they can and leaves us as a fan
  • Be on the floor during service, anticipating pressure points before they arise
  • Work hard to reduce costs and maximise sales within daily operations
  • Manage reservations
  • Manage weekly team rotas
  • Manage team budget and work to increase gross profit
  • Recruit, train, develop and motivate all Front of House staff throughout their employment
  • Manage HR responsibly
  • Complete FOH ordering efficiently and with an eye on cost and value

You must be:

  • Friendly, warm, welcoming and outgoing
  • Able to deal with challenging situations calmly and effectively
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to lead a team to succeed and to take pride in their work
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Focussed and have an excellent eye for detail
  • Highly organised
  • Aware you are joining a business that is open 364 days a year, 9am - 11pm
  • Positive

You’ll get:

  • A great salary with tips
  • An annual performance related bonus
  • 50% discount in the restaurant during work hours
  • 20% discount in the restaurant at all other times
  • A training program designed to help you reach your potential and manage your team effectively

Salary is between £19,500 and £23,500 plus a performance related bonus, based on your skills and experience.

Contact us today on jobs@courthousekinross.com with your CV and a covering letter telling us about yourself!

 

 

SOUS CHEF

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef at our busy, independent neighbourhood restaurant.

The Court House is a vibrant, neighbourhood restaurant serving fresh, seasonal dishes and wood-fired pizza. We are open daily from 9am - 11pm, with last food orders at 9pm. This role gives you the chance to work with a great team, helping to deliver a fantastic experience to all our guests.

Your duties:

  • working alongside our Head Chef to manage daily kitchen activities
  • overseeing staff
  • expediting service
  • aiding with menu preparation
  • ensuring food quality and freshness
  • monitoring ordering and stocking produce
  • providing a high level of quality and consistency
  • leading the kitchen team in chef's absence
  • providing guidance and training to junior kitchen staff members
  • ensuring prep is completed for following day service
  • monitoring stock rotation system to ensure quality assurance
  • training new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
  • keeping detailed records to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
  • supervising all food preparation and presentation to ensure standards are met
  • assisting Head Chef with menu creation
  • co-ordinating with front of house team to ensure the best customer experience

Your skills:

  • at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • extensive ingredient knowledge
  • strong organisational skills
  • attention to detail
  • good leadership skills
  • ability to work under pressure

You’ll get:

  • to be part of a great team with strong leadership
  • training and development opportunities
  • a salary of £24,000 - £27,000 depending on experience

Are you a dynamic person keen to learn and work hard, with a real passion for food? Can you assist and support the senior chef in the daily running of a busy kitchen? Are you driven to learn and have the energy to see your team succeed?

If yes, contact us with your CV and a cover letter explaining why we should choose you!

Please note that there is no accommodation available with this role and that applicants should either live locally or have their own transport as there is little in the way of public transport to and from Kinross after 6pm.  This is a full time role working 5 days from 7.