Working with us provides great benefits, including:
Access your pay as you earn it through our financial wellbeing platform ‘Wagestream,’ a tool that lets you track your earnings in real-time, access a percentage of your pay as you earn it, learn easy tips for managing your money and save straight from your pay into pots for the future.
Discounted Hotel Stays across our UK sites, and if you work for a branded venue, around the World!
50% off Food & Beverage at all our Hotels & F&B Venues
Spa Discounts at our venues with a Spa
Retail, Cinema & Leisure Discounts
Development Opportunities via our ‘Grow with us’ initiative, including Apprenticeship opportunities, our Development Programmes, and more!
Monthly ‘Star of the Month’ Awards
Long-service Awards, that start after 1 year of service
‘Recommend a Friend’ Incentive – Be rewarded for referring someone you know!
Access to a confidential ‘Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)’ available 24/7, 365 days per year.
Other incentive programmes that run throughout the year
About the role…
You’ll be overall responsible for the Kitchen and its staff in the absence of the Head/Exec Chef, directing all kitchen activities and ensuring the preparation of our delicious food – helping create memorable experiences for guests – whenever and wherever they dine. You’ll also ensure quality, kitchen maintenance and inventory functions are kept to the highest standards – to make sure your kitchen is always running smoothly.
You will lead and inspire everyone in the brigade, coaching and mentoring the team to be their best. The main purpose of the role is to manage the quality and food production of all catering at the given venue, lead and inspire the team to deliver the highest standards and ensure legislative requirements are met.
Excellent cooking skills with a strong understanding of produce and ingredients
Experience in producing menus that are both creative and profitable
Excellent leadership skills with experience of developing and leading a team
Strong communication skills through a variety of means
Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to stay calm under pressure, adapting your approach to complete routine and non-routine tasks
Exceptional organisation and planning skills through Standard operating procedures. High attention to detail and accuracy – great at managing one’s own time and the time of the team
Drive & self-motivated. Excellent knowledge of kitchen related legislative requirements/audits
At Cairn Group we’re ambitious. With a varied and extensive UK portfolio of hotels, bars and restaurants in our portfolio, we’re focused on continual growth and are in it for the long haul. We are a family owned business with family values at our core, with a growing team and sites UK wide. The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard by Marriott® provides greater flexibility and choices for our guests. At the centre of it all is The Bistro, your destination for a great breakfast, or drinks and dinner during the evening. We also have inviting, flexible spaces where guests can work or relax, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard technology. The hotel is located within a 5 minute walk from the Glasgow Airport terminal and 7 miles from Glasgow city centre. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, your stay at Courtyard is sure to be more comfortable, more productive and more enjoyable than ever before!
Cairn Group Staff Discount Scheme
Retail and travel discounts
Recruit a friend Scheme
Induction and training programme
Star of the Month & Golden Ticket Award
Cairn Academy’ Training & Development Opportunities
Meals on Duty
Cycle 2 work scheme*
Marriott Staff Rate
Marriott Friends & Family Rate
Free Access to Health Suite
(* Applies to positions above minimum wage)
Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.