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6 months ago
Dakota Hotels
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Kitchen and Catering
Category: Commis Chef Jobs

Dakota Hotel located in South Queensferry are seeking a hard-working Commis Chef to join our Kitchen team.

Our location is easily accessible by train (15min walk from Dalmeny Train Station) and bus (frequent stops at Ferrymuir Retail Park). We also offer complimentary parking for both employees and guests.

We are a 132-bedroom boutique hotel with a destination cocktail Bar and brasserie-style Grill, as well as three events spaces.


The role carries a permanent contract for 45 hours per week, working any 5 days from 7.

The hourly rate is £8.25 per hour paid on a weekly basis.

Perks include:

–Fantastic bedroom rates starting from £40 per night

–30% off dining at Dakota

–Access to Perkbox discounts including free mobile phone insurance, free Nero coffee, £5 cinema tickets, and 9% off ASOS (for 2019)

–£50 gift voucher on every anniversary of your employment

–Accredited, certified training given on employment in: Food Hygiene level 2, Health & Safety, Food allergens

–Meals on duty and uniforming


Dakota is a growing UK-based lifestyle brand with five locations, known for our stylish hotels, bustling brasserie Grills and upscale cocktail Bars. Dakota’s story started with two boutique hotels on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in South Queensferry, and Glasgow, in Eurocentral. We have now expanded into prime city centre locations in Glasgow, Leeds, and Manchester.

Dakota is synonymous for delivering attentive and genuine guest service. We attract hard-working individuals who are passionate about working to the highest standards.


-Be confident in knife skills and prep work.

-Learn to prepare, cook, and present all dishes to the Dakota standard.

-Be committed to working wholeheartedly as part of the team, effectively communicating with all members of the kitchen and front of house team.

-Adhere to all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene legislation.

-Display a willingness to learn and support across different areas of the Kitchen.


-Qualified with a professional cookery qualification or have at least 6 months experience as a Commis Chef

-Team members on full-time contracts must be able to work any 5 days out of 7 including weekends and flexible with shift work

-Previous qualifications in Food Safety are preferred, although training in Health & Safety, Allergens, and Food Hygiene standards and procedures will be given

-Commitment to driving our ethos of doing the simple things brilliantly

-Passion for creating dishes using seasonal ingredients and fresh produce


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