An exciting temporary post until October 2024, working 30 hours per week.

Responsible to: Kitchen Manager

About the Role: Are you passionate about cookery? Do you have a flair for creating fresh, high quality dishes from scratch? Are you interested in joining our hardworking, restaurant team who strive to deliver a 5-star visitor experience to our customers?   If so we would like to hear from you.

You will be

  • preparing, cooking and presenting items from our main menu
  • ensuring the quality of dishes are of a high standard on all occasions
  • maintaining good stock control and storage of food, equipment and cleaning items
  • adhering to food safety procedures at all times
  • ensuring the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen

This is a temporary post until October 2024, working 30 hours per week. Rate of pay starting from £12.85 per hour, dependent on experience.

About you

You will have

  • have excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • have knowledge of food allergies and impacts
  • have a passion for sourcing and utilising local fresh ingredients and making dishes from scratch
  • experience of working in a busy, fast-paced kitchen where food is made to order
  • attention to detail in the presentation of food and commitment to quality
  • enthusiasm for discovering new food trends and contributing ideas to the daily ‘specials’ items and menu changes

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement or qualification. At Johnstons of Elgin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but think your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

About us

Founded in 1797, Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand celebrating 225 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family-owned company has carefully sources cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our very own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over 1,000 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high-quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable, and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

Johnstons of Elgin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer wholeheartedly supporting the principles of equality and diversity to build an inclusive workforce. Our aim is to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do to create an environment where our employees feel safe to be their whole authentic self without having to downplay or change parts of their identity. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, which goes beyond those characteristics protected by law to include everything that makes us unique, from our backgrounds and experiences to our personalities and ways of thinking.

We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and encourage any candidate who requires assistance to contact us at

Please note all applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in country job is based.


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