Lead Chef – required for the Gateway Restaurant .

Sodexo at the Royal Botanic Gardens, has an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Chef to come join our Team! The Royal Botanic Gardens is one of Edinburgh’s top visitor attractions and our busy restaurant is set in the stunning location of the grounds.

We are currently seeking for a highly skilled, passionate Chef to come join our established team.

We are looking for a candidate who will come and lead the team striving towards increasing the Gateway turnover, as well as being creative with our menus and our promotional events.

The right candidate will be responsible for all food production within the Gateway Restaurant, and catered events through the Royal Botanic Garden Estate,

You will have the experience to train and monitor the kitchen staff, while driving excellence and innovative food.

You will be responsible for for ensuring that all Health and Safety and Food Hygiene is up to the standards that we require and ensuring that all legislation if followed.

You will have the management for developing new menus ensuring that all budgets are met.

Control tight labor budgets and ensuring that all costed rotas are within the agreed budgets.

This is an exciting time to come join the team, with a full exciting year of events planned.

Salary is open to negotiation.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Chef: 4 years (Required)

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