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    Looking for a job? At The Tontine Hotel we’re always looking for passionate, friendly people to join our enthusiastic team. Take a look at our vacancies below.

Exciting opportunities available at The Tontine

If you’re passionate about providing fantastic, friendly customer service and creating amazing experiences for guests then get in touch about working for The Tontine Hotel. Below is the list of exciting opportunities to join our team.

Night Porter

Working up to 5 nights per week, 11pm to 7am. Responsible for hotel security, light cleaning duties, guest service and resident bar as required. You will be reliable and possess good communication skills.

The above position offers a good rate of pay, meals on duty, uniform provision and attractive terms and conditions. Please telephone Gordon Innes on 01721 720892 for an informal discussion about the position or to request an application form.

Email your CV to gordon.innes@tontinehotel.com.

Kitchen Porter

Attractive terms and conditions. Previous experience preferred. Joining an established team with a great working environment. Sounds interesting?

If you think you are what we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

Send your CV through to us at: innes@tontinehotel.com or contact us on 01721 720892.

Sous Chef

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and enthusiastic brigade, committed to showcasing the very best of Scotland’s produce and with an ongoing desire to exceed guests expectations.   Ideally the successful candidate will have recent experience at recognised establishments at sous chef level minimum for 3 years and possess excellent organisation and communication skills. Along with the Head Chef, you will play a key role in maintaining and building the properties already excellent reputation and have the desire and determination to climb the career ladder and help take the business to an even higher level.

Using your outstanding experience and leadership skills you will be working closely with the head chef and the front of house management team to deliver core standards and provide our guests with a great stay every time. A hands on and flexible approach is required here to lead from the front.

The Role:

As Sous Chef your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Head Chef to take responsibility for the kitchen department, food cost, ordering, menu design, food and health and safety
  • Ensure that all dishes are prepared with attention to detail and to the highest standard ensuring company spec is met at all times
  • Manage the kitchen brigade, motivate the team and share knowledge, training and developing chefs within the team
  • Work with the head chef to create menus which showcase the best local food producers thereby highlighting the wealth of great local and seasonal products.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations and hygiene legislation.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will be:

  • You must be passionate about food with an ongoing desire to exceed guests expectations.
  • You must be organised, an excellent communicator, and a hands-on manager with excellent attention to detail.
  • Similar quality kitchen experience is required, and an excellent knowledge of food is essential
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and high pressured environment is necessary
  • Availability to work shifts, including evenings and weekends as per business needs
  • Have excellent personal presentation and be consummately professional at all times.

The Reward:

In return, we offer a competitive salary and rewards structure, including training and career development opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • Access to courses including Modern Apprenticeships.
  • Tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned
  • Uniform provided
  • All meals on duty

The Process:

To apply for this role please email your CV to innes@tontinehotel.com

Chef De Partie

Located in the centre of Peebles this busy 36 bedroom hotel with extensive food and beverage facilities is looking to recruit a committed and ambitious Chef De Partie to join our enthusiastic and talented brigade.

The Role:

As a Chef De Partie, your role will include:

  • Developing and learning new recipes.
  • Running your own section while ensuring daily preparation and presentations standards are met.
  • Complying with all health and safety regulations and hygiene legislation.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar role and a keen interest in pursuing a culinary career.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and high pressured environment.
  • Availability to work shifts, including evenings and weekends as per business needs.

The Reward:

In return, we offer a competitive salary and rewards structure, including training and career development opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • Access to courses including Modern Apprenticeships.
  • TRONC tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned
  • Uniform provided
  • All meals on duty

The Process:

To apply please forward your CV plus a cover letter to innes@tontinehotel.com

To apply for this role please email your CV to innes@tontinehotel.com

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