00000| | Jobs for Cooks - Permanent Live Out Or Live In Cook -- South-West Scotland.
Posted   Job Ref : JFC003493
Job Title Permanent Live Out Or Live In Cook -- South-West Scotland.
Job Description

A professional cook is required for a family in a large house on a traditional rural estate in South-West Scotland to work as part of a team.

 The role is to cook

  • family meals,
  • high standard dinner party and corporate food
  • as well as preparing food during the summer for a small tea-room. 

Must be passionate about food, positive, friendly, non-smoker, animal & child friendly, driving licence, and DBS checked with excellent references and presentation. 

Salary, including accommodation, to be agreed depending on experience.  

The family may consider taking someone on for a one year contract, but preferably would prefer someone who would like to stay with the family for many years to come.




The role will be to provide: 


  • ·         Excellent family cooking for a household with two children.
  • ·         High standard dinner party for private and corporate guests, e.g. shooting lunches during the shooting season and dinner parties, and some weekend work
  • ·         Baking and cooking dishes for service in a small tea-room in gardens  


Requirements for the role


  • ·         Be passionate about food and able to cook in a wide variety of cuisines and be able to work with fresh produce, fish, meat (including game), sourced locally.
  • ·         Ideally cooking qualifications and an in-date food hygiene certificate should be held. 
  • ·         Cheerful, self-motivated, flexible and able to work as part of a team
  • ·         Experienced, highly organised, flexible and discreet
  • ·         Energetic, thorough, organised, kind, warm, flexible and good with children
  • ·         Essential to be country loving
  • ·         Work will be busy at times and will suit an intelligent energetic person who wants to be part of a developing business 




The candidate will be responsible for;


  • ·         The hygiene and maintenance of the kitchens, including the china and cutlery, 
  • ·         Table laying and washing up 
  • ·         Menu and food planning for the house
  • ·         Menu and food planning for the tea-room, and liaising with the tearoom manager
  • ·         Shopping and ordering the food  
  • ·         A driving license is essential  




  • ·         The position is live out (of the principle house) and accommodation can be provided nearby if necessary.  
  • ·         The position is based on a 5 day week, will include split shifts and weekends during busy times of the year. 
  • ·         28 days annual holiday entitlement. 
  • ·         Salary will depend on experience and is negotiable and dependent on accommodation requirement. 
  • ·         Pension scheme. 


Qualifications Requested Ideally cooking qualifications and an in-date food hygiene certificate should be held.
Contact Sugarella Cooks & Staff
Address South West Scotland  
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Salary Commensurate with experience
Starting Date May 2021
Email ella@sugarellacooks.co.uk
Website www.sugarellacooks.co.uk
Telephone 07432 319197


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