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Casual Chef - Edinburgh

From £11.50 per hour
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

Job Details

Casual Chef - Edinburgh


Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From £11.50 per hour

Expected hours: 10 – 30 per week

Are you currently working as a Commis or CDP and looking for a new challenge?

Love creating meals that put a smile on peoples faces?

Looking for a casual role?

Well, we have a job for you!

We are making a work life balance achievable whilst still working in hospitality, cultivating your culinary career with a world leading organisation.

We are currently looking for Casual Chefs to work with our integral team at Redford Barracks, EH13 0PP

Perks of the job:

  • Starting from £11.50 per hour
  • Casual zero hour contracts
  • Mainly Friday, Saturday and Sundays for the casual zero hour contracts
  • Discounted meals on shift
  • Free parking
  • Free uniform and safety shoes provided
  • NEST pension contribution and Life assurance
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases after 3 full years of service
  • Cycle to work / Refer a friend scheme
  • Apprenticeship schemes available to help with career progression
  • A wide range of perks including MyStaffShop discounts (save money on your weekly supermarket shop!), Nest pension, Life assurance, online e-learning and much more!

What you’ll be doing

  • Preparing and cooking meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Supporting with food orders
  • Check all food is compliant with allergens
  • Following recipe cards to prepare, cook and serve a range of meals
  • Completing daily paperwork to cover due diligence
  • Assisting with deliveries and stock checks / placing orders
  • Placing food orders and maintaining kitchen records
  • To share responsibility with the Chef manager/Catering manager for the checking, probing and signing of all food deliveries
  • To monitor and record temperatures of fridges, freezers, hot cabinets and serveries.
  • Assisting in daily and weekly kitchen deep cleans
  • Full knowledge of all menu items served
  • *At times you may be required to work around the central belt of Scotland at short term camps.


  • Relevant culinary qualification is desirable
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Allergen awareness
  • Excellent team player and communicator
  • A confident chef
  • BPPS required


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking


  • Weekend availability
  • Weekends only

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Edinburgh: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Chef: 1 year (preferred)
  • Cooking: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person


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