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Commis Chef

Requisition Id:  222

Aberlour, Scotland, GB, AB38 9RX

About Edrington

Edrington’s vision is to give more by crafting exceptional ultra-premium spirit brands. The Macallan is our central focus, supported by Highland Park and The Glenrothes in the fast-growing single malt category and Naked Malt in the blended malt category. Our portfolio is completed with The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky, Brugal premium rum from the Dominican Republic and Noble Oak American Whiskey. Edrington also has strategic partnerships for No.3 London Dry Gin and Wyoming Whiskey. 

Remuneration and Package

  • £12.00 per hour
  • 37 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Attractive pension 
  • Closed over festive period
  • Share Reward Scheme
  • Product Allowance

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the kitchen team within the Macallan Estate Experience.  As Commis Chef with the Macallan Estate Experience, you will be part of the team that delivers the entire culinary experience across the Estate This is a chance to train under and be inspired by a Head chef with multi-Michelin experience. We are in search of an ambitious young chef with positive and approachable manner who enjoys the fast pace of working in a busy kitchen. We are looking for someone with basic understanding of kitchen operation, huge passion for food and willingness to learn, you will be working under close supervision and all training will be provided on the job. 

Job Description

Reporting to the Head Chef, key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Preparation of ingredients for more senior chefs
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Rotating food, putting away inventory and dealing with deliveries
  • Measuring ingredients and sizing portions accurately
  • Learning about food safety techniques
  • Preparing foods for mise en place, which involves chopping vegetables, stocking stations, organizing ingredients and partly cooking some foods
  • Ensuring full compliance of all food hygiene and health and safety regulations including HACCP, COSHH and all other distillery related due diligence and controls.
  • Ensuring all working areas are clean and tidy and ensuring no cross contamination.

Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role you will have basic cookery skills, a working knowledge of basic culinary terms and kitchen equipment.  Good interpersonal skills with both kitchen, front of house staff and management.  Working knowledge of safe food handling and food rotation.  Demonstrate a friendly and professional approach.  Be literate, numerate and have basic problem solving skills.

Employee Value Proposition

At Edrington, you will experience an incredible culture based on respect and giving more. We are exceptionally passionate about our brands and genuinely care about our people, continually investing in their development and wellbeing. Join Edrington and make a world of difference.