Sommelier/ Assistant Restaurant Manager - Maternity Cover - 12 Month Contract

The Three Chimneys

  • Contact: Paul Hughes

We are looking for a Sommelier/ Assistant Restaurant Manager to join the team at our internationally acclaimed, multiple award winning destination restaurant set in an outstanding area of natural beauty on the Isle of Skye.


About the Role:  

This is a very special opportunity to work with a highly focused team intent on creating the most memorable dining experiences by serving dishes of the highest quality: consisting of only the finest, freshest, locally sourced and seasonal produce available to reflect the nature and raw beauty of the landscape in which the restaurant is uniquely set.

This role will be for a fixed term contract of 12 months starting in January 2019 in order to support the on-going development of the business and work in true partnership with the Restaurant Manager, Head Chef and owners who are seeking to progress their ambitions in 2019 and to build upon their existing reputation. The Restaurant holds 3 AA Red Rosettes which have been consistently retained for over a decade.


About You:  


To be considered for this role you will:
Have established experience of working within a demanding high quality culinary environment in a similar role.
Be suitably qualified to a minimum of WSET level 2 or equivalent.
Demonstrate an aptitude for people management with a positive coaching style and enthusiasm for team training and skills development.
Have excellent communication skills.
Be confident in your ability to manage a busy service whilst ensuring consistency of delivery.
Have a strong team work ethic.
Be well planned, personally well organized and immaculately presented.
Possess a keen eye for detail.
Demonstrate charm, charisma and personality when engaging with customers to ensure their dining experience is positive and memorable.
Have an affinity with rural living and enjoy outdoor pursuits when not at work as this is a Lifestyle as well as a Career choice.
Have a flexible approach to working patterns, as the business changes according to the seasons.
Be looking to further develop your own skills and knowledge.
Have a detailed working knowledge of the requirements for delivery of three Rosette dining.



The Offer:  
Only candidates eligible to live and work in the UK will be considered.
Live in accommodation is available if required to assist with relocation. Longer term arrangements by negotiation and subject to availability.
For the right candidate Salary is negotiable and an offer will be dependent on experience.

Why Join Us?  
We are always on the lookout for the best people in the UK’s hospitality and tourism industry to join our kitchen, restaurant, housekeeping and reception teams.
We can offer unique work experience, training and development within our company, one of the most famous restaurants in Scotland with an iconic reputation worldwide and a high public profile.
We work with the freshest local ingredients of very high quality and have a superb wine list. You can be sure you will be working at the top of the hospitality game if you work with us in Skye.
We are a forward-thinking, dynamic business, keen to encourage careers, connections with local colleges, schools and national award schemes.
Every member of our Team Three Chimneys is important to us.



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