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GATHER GENERAL MANAGER

Gather is a vibrant bistro restaurant perched on hills overlooking Fleet Bay on Scotland’s southern coast. Offering food all day, seven days a week, with an evening service Wednesday to Sunday, Gather is a place where friends and family can get together to enjoy good food, company and views.

We are looking for a General Manager for Gather to drive the restaurant forward, manage and oversee the Bar, Front of House and Kitchen operations and ensure the daily operations align with the vision of the company. The successful candidate must be a true leader inspiring and directing the team to deliver a first class customer experience from start to finish.

This is a fantastic opportunity that allows you to develop your career within a fast – expanding business with a culture entirely centred around its people.

You will be responsible for managing customer expectations and all team members whilst forward planning for future events. The General Manager will always maintain a positive outlook and attitude, be able to work well under pressure with ease, have superb customer and floor service skills, an excellent all round business knowledge from financials to customer satisfaction, and be forward thinking and confident in what you do.

Further responsibilities will include:-

  • Recruiting, training and supervising staff
  • Financial forecasting & weekly reporting
  • Ensuring compliance with Licensing, H&S & Hygiene
  • Stock control
  • Assessing & improving profitability
  • Setting targets
  • Steering marketing to targeting existing & new markets
  • Winning awards!

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in hospitality management positions in high standard environments.

If you are passionate about working in a supportive team environment that values and rewards your efforts, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Please send any emails of interest to [email protected]

seaview snug accommodation at laggan

Seaview snugs –

general housekeeper

Whether you’re looking for part time, full time or a few hours a week – we have flexible shifts to suit your diary.

Working within a fantastic team, you’ll work to maintain the high cleanliness standards we have for the whole business. Predominantly cleaning our Sea View Snugs, you’ll be making beds, cleaning bathrooms, living areas and ensuring Hot Tubs are ready for guest arrival.

Also, when time allows, there may be shifts in our wedding venue to ensure it is turned around between events and immaculately presented. Some early mornings may be required.

With high standards, we are looking for people with an eye for detail.

Full training will be provided.

Availability required: weekdays and weekends

If you are passionate about working in a supportive team environment that values and rewards your efforts, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

gather – front of house server

We’re on the look out for vibrant, happy, driven people to join our front of house team at Gather. Serving fabulous food, taking orders, seating guests & taking bookings whilst ensuring the overall experience is nothing less than exceptional. Service with a smile is key and a willing to work hard and at times under pressure. Previous experience isn’t vital, although it can help. All training can be provided.

What we are looking for:

  • · Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • · Demonstrate experience in working collaboratively within a team environment
  • · A positive attitude, adaptability and the willingness to go the extra mile to achieve team goals

What we offer:

  • Flexibility of set shifts on set days which are on offer between 10am – 3pm or 6pm until close of business.
  • · Recognition and rewards: we appreciate and acknowledge the hard work and effort our team invest in their roles by providing a loyalty time served awards scheme.
  • · Career Development: we are committed to helping our team grow both personally and professionally. We offer appropriate training and ongoing learning initiatives whilst providing the resources and support you need to excel in your role and advance your career.
  • · Supportive team working environment: join a supportive and collaborative team that values open communication, mutual respect and cooperation. We believe that when individuals work together towards a common objective, extraordinary results can be achieved.

If you are passionate about working in a supportive team environment that values and rewards your efforts, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

Seaviews from the restaurant Gather, Dumfries and Galloway

GG’s Yard – bartender

Are you looking for a fulfilling and rewarding work environment where teamwork is valued and celebrated? Look no further! We are excited to announce an exceptional opportunity to join our dynamic team, where your contributions will be recognised and your dedication rewarded.

Here at Laggan we’re on the look out for vibrant, happy, driven people to join our bar team at GG’s Yard. We take pride in offering not just drinks but an experience. Our welcoming atmosphere is fuelled by a team that is dedicated to delivering outstanding service and crafting exceptional beverages. From classic cocktails to innovative creations, we aim to
provide our guests with an unforgettable time here at Laggan.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring our guests have a fantastic time from the moment they walk in.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and serving a variety of drinks, including cocktails, beers, wines and non – alcoholic options
  • Engaging with customers to provide recommendations, take orders and create a personalised experience
  • Maintain a clean and organised bar area, ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Upselling and promoting our offerings
  • Handling cash transactions accurately and responsibly
  • Assisting in restocking and inventory management

what we offer

  • Recognition and rewards: we appreciate and acknowledge the hard work and effort our team invest in their roles by providing a loyalty time served awards scheme.
  • We offer appropriate training and ongoing learning initiatives
  • Career Development: we are committed to helping our team grow both personally whilst providing the resources and support you need to excel in your role and advance your career.
  • Supportive team working environment: join a supportive and collaborative team that values open communication, mutual respect and cooperation. We believe that when individuals work together towards a common objective, extraordinary results can be achieved.

If you are passionate about working in a supportive team environment that values and rewards your efforts, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Please send any emails of interest to [email protected]

The Murray Arms General Manager

The General Manager for The Murray Arms is to oversee and manage all aspects of the hotel operations to ensure a seamless and exceptional guest experience. This includes maintaining high standards of service, managing team coordinating with various departments and optimizing efficiency. The General Manager is responsible for driving revenue, implementing effective cost controls and maximising profitability. They play a crucial role in setting and maintaining high standards for cleanliness, safety and customer service. Additionally, they will be involved in marketing and promotional activities to enhance the hotels reputation and attract guests.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Planning:

  1. Develop and implement strategic plans to achieve the hotels business objectives
  2. Identify market trends, analyse competition and make recommendations for improvement

Financial Management:

  • Annual budgets will be developed in coordination with our Head of Operations and Finance
  • Monitor revenue, expenses and profitability, implementing cost control measures when necessary
  • Review financial reports and collaborate with the finance team to optimize financial performance

Guest Service

  • Ensure exceptional customer service standards are maintained throughout the hotel
  • Address guests concerns and feedback promptly to enhance overall satisfaction
  • Implement and enforce high quality service standards
  • Create standard operating procedures and standards of excellence for all departments

operational oversight

  • Supervise and coordinate day to day hotel operations, including front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, front of house and any other departments
  • Implement and enforce standard operating procedures to optimize efficiency

staff management

  • Recruit train and supervise hotel staff, ensuring a high level of competence and professionalism
  • Foster a positive working environment, encouraging teamwork and employee development
  • Manage staff hours, holidays and rotas accordingly

sales & Marketing

  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to develop strategies for revenue growth
  • Implement marketing initiatives to attract new guests and retain existing ones
  • Drive occupancy of bedrooms and restaurant

compliance and regulation

  • Ensure compliance related to hospitality is up to date in all areas of the hotel
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, regulations and best practices

quality control

  • Maintain and improve the quality of services and facilities
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure adherence to cleanliness and safety standards

The General Manager plays a pivotal role in shaping the hotels success and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.

Requirements for the Role

  • To be able to maintain a positive outlook and attitude
  • Work well under pressure with ease
  • Have superb customer and service skills
  • An excellent all round business knowledge from financials to customer satisfaction
  • Be forward thinking and confident in what you do
  • Be a strong leader in inspiring and directing the team to deliver a first-class customer experience from start to finish.
  • Ability to make strategic decisions and problem solve in a dynamic environment
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends

If you are passionate about working in a supportive team environment that values and rewards your efforts, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Please send any emails of interest to [email protected]

HEAD CHEF – THE MURRAY ARMS

We are seeking a talented and experienced Head Chef to lead our culinary team at The Murray Arms. As the Head Chef, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the kitchen operation, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, innovative, and consistent dining experiences for our guests.

Duties and Responsibilities

Culinary Leadership:

  • Lead, inspire and mentor a team of chefs and kitchen staff
  • Develop and maintain a positive and collaborative kitchen culture

Menu Planning and Development:

  • Design creativity and diverse menus that align with the hotel’s culinary standards and guest preferences
  • Introduce seasonal and locally sourced ingredients to enhance menu offerings

Quality Control:

  • Maintain high standards of food quality, presentation and flavour
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure compliance with hygiene and safety regulations

Kitchen Operations:

  • Oversee day to day kitchen operations, including food preparations, cooking and plating
  • Implement efficient kitchen workflows to meet service demands

Training and Development:

  • Provide ongoing training to kitchen staff to enhance skills and maintain consistent standards
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development

Health and Safety Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, HACCPP standards and other relevant guidelines
  • Conduct regular safety audits and implement corrective measures as needed

Guest Experience:

  • Collaborate with front of house staff to create a seamless and memorable dining experience
  • Address guest feedback and strive to exceed expectations

Requirements for the Role

  • Proven experience as a sous chef in a high volume kitchen
  • Strong knowledge of culinary techniques, food presentation and kitchen equipment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and work well with staff in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • To be able to maintain a positive outlook and attitude
  • Be forward thinking
  • Flexibility in working patterns

If you are a seasoned culinary professional with a passion for excellence, creativity, and leadership, we invite you to apply for the position of Head Chef. Join us in delivering exceptional dining experiences and being a key contributor to our guests’ memorable stays and experiences.

SOUS CHEF – THE MURRAY ARMS


We are looking for a Sous Chef to assist the Head Chef to drive the new restaurant at The Murray Arms forward, manage and oversee the daily running of Kitchen operations whilst delivering consistency and exceeding guest expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Food Preparation & Cooking:

  • Assist in the preparation of high-quality dishes whilst following established recipes and
    standards
  • Supervise the cooking process to ensure food quality and taste meet the standards of the
    restaurant
  • Monitor food rotation and collaborate with the head chef on ordering supplies
  • Background in Europe cuisine
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of meat & game cookery

Kitchen Management:

  • Oversee and smoothly run the kitchen in the absence of the head chef
  • Encourage and mentor kitchen team members
  • Maintain a clean and organised kitchen environment adhering to safety, health and
    hygiene whilst ensuring HACCAP guidelines and paperwork are followed and completed
  • Ensure any faulty equipment is reported immediately to the correct department

Menu Development:

  • Collaborate with the Head Chef and the overall kitchen team to create new dishes and
    specials
  • Participate in menu planning, costing and pricing
  • Make recommendations for improvements to menu items based on customer feedback
    and culinary trends

Team Leadership:

  • Provide guidance and support to the kitchen team ensuring a positive work environment
  • Assist with rotas and assign duties effectively

Quality Control:

  • Perform regular quality checks on food products to ensure freshness and taste
  • Monitor portion control to minimize food wastage and maintain cost control
  • Address any quality or consistency issues promptly
    Requirements for the Role
  • Proven experience as a sous chef in a high volume kitchen
  • Strong knowledge of culinary techniques, food presentation and kitchen equipment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and work well with staff in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • To be able to maintain a positive outlook and attitude
  • Be forward thinking
  • Flexibility in working patterns

If you are a seasoned culinary professional with a passion for excellence, creativity, and leadership, we invite you to apply for the position of Head Chef. Join us in delivering exceptional dining experiences and being a key contributor to our guests’ memorable stays and experiences.

jUNIOR sOUS CHEF – THE MURRAY ARMS

We are looking for a Junior Sous Chef to assist the Sous Chef and Head Chef to drive the new
restaurant forward at The Murray Arms. This role involves overseeing food preparation, assisting in
kitchen operations, delivering consistency whilst exceeding guest expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities
Food Preparation & Cooking:

  • Assist in the preparation of high-quality dishes and following established recipes and
    standards
  • Ensure the quality, taste and preparation of dishes meet our required standards

Kitchen Management:

  • Support the Sous Chef in daily kitchen operations
  • Maintain a clean and organised kitchen environment adhering to safety, health and
    hygiene whilst ensuring HACCAP guidelines and paperwork are followed and completed
  • Contribute to inventory management and assist in ordering

Menu Development:

  • Collaborate with the overall kitchen team to create new dishes and specials
  • Participate in menu planning, costing and pricing
  • Make recommendations for improvements to menu items based on customer feedback
    and culinary trends

Team Leadership:

  • Provide guidance and support to the kitchen team ensuring a positive work environment

Quality Control:

  • Perform regular quality checks on food products to ensure freshness and taste
  • Monitor portion control to minimize food wastage and maintain cost control
  • Address any quality or consistency issues promptly
    Requirements for the Role
  • Proven experience in a high volume kitchen
  • Strong knowledge of culinary techniques, food presentation and kitchen equipment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and work well with staff in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • To be able to maintain a positive outlook and attitude
  • Be forward thinking
  • Flexible working pattern

If you are a seasoned culinary professional with a passion for excellence, creativity, and leadership, we invite you to apply for the position of Head Chef. Join us in delivering exceptional dining experiences and being a key contributor to our guests’ memorable stays and experiences.

 
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