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Head Chef

Head Chef

Posted 26 September by Argyll Holidays
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Argyll Holidays is a family business based in beautiful locations throughout the West of Scotland.

With eight holiday parks and two hotels we have a variety of job opportunities available. And with some of the most beautiful scenery in Scotland, Argyll Holidays offers the perfect career in tourism and leisure.

Surrounded by some of Scotland’s most dramatic scenery, Argyll Holidays is suited to people wanting to enjoy a rural location whilst working in a busy, and at times, demanding environment.

If you are good with people and actively want to work with us to offer the highest standards of customer service and hospitality - then we would love to hear from you!


Head Chef, 5* Holiday Park, ArgyllLocation(s)Lochgoilhead, Argyll & ButeEmployment TypePermanent

Located within Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, Drimsynie Estate nestles below the mountains, offering spectacular panoramic views across Loch Goil and the Arrochar Alps. Recently redeveloped, Drimsynie Estate is a 5 star holiday park offering holiday home ownership, lodge and holiday home breaks and a stunning 19 bedroom 4 star hotel.

As a team, our people are customer-orientated and quality-led. Our aim? To create holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring Head Chef to lead our kitchen brigade at our flagship restaurant The View, in addition to creating menus for our conferences and events all year round.

You will have previous experience at Head Chef level in a leisure resort or sizeable hotel and be looking to make your mark in a more high profile way.

Providing great food in a family environment, the key responsibilities of the Head Chef include:

  • Creating high quality dishes, cooked consistently and enthusiastically to a high level, including a menu of daily specials based on seasonality.
  • Developing new products regularly and working with the Management Team for ongoing menu selection.
  • Ensuring that the required preparation is undertaken and completed prior to each service.
  • Maintaining standards in quality of food produced, food storage, stock control, food hygiene, staffing and wastage control.

As a senior manager it’s important that our Head Chef is a confident communicator who can engage positively with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in the business.

You’ll have demonstrable abilities in developing and improving food, food standards and the people you lead.

Monitoring and improving costs and efficiencies will also be part of your remit.

In return, you can benefit from working and living in one of the most stunning locations in Scotland (we can offer quality individual or family accommodation), within a friendly and hard-working, customer focused team that’s truly unique. In addition to salary, you’ll benefit from free access to our leisure facilities across all of our locations, a large portfolio of staff discounts and the Argyll Holidays company pension scheme.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Reference: 36207549

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