Preparation Chef

Join the well- established kitchen team at one of the finest private international Members Clubs in the world

Join the team at one of the finest private international clubs in the world. Just half an hour from Glasgow, Loch Lomond Golf Club is often described as one of the most beautiful places on earth, and its members can enjoy golf, luxury accommodation, fine dining, country pursuits and a luxurious spa. As part of our team, you will look after a discerning membership spanning over 30 countries world-wide. We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and hard-working Preparation Chef to join our Food & Beverage Team. As a preparation Chef you will be joining an experienced brigade of 9 chefs working in our busy Spikes bar kitchen.

Hours: Annualised hours based on a 42 hour week. Hours worked after that are banked and taken when the club is running reduced business levels during the winter season, 30 days holiday per year, closed Christmas and whole month of January.

Days: 5 out of 7 straight shift patterns

Holidays: 30 days (rising to 35 after 5 years’ service) plus banked time accrued to use during winter

Bedrooms: 54 rooms over 7 lodges throughout the estate.

Restaurants: Three onsite comprising of:

Fine dining open evenings only approx. 25 covers per night

All day Spikes bar offering a gastro pub fayre, 90 breakfast, 85 lunch, 55 dinners approx. inclusive of a bespoke 9th tee operation, BBQ’s and alfresco dining on request at lodges.

Grill room, open on Friday and Saturday only approx. 30 cover each night

Private dining also on request up to 96 in house


The role comprises of preparing food for a traditional and innovative Scottish menu to the highest standards for our membership. The menus are seasonally led and abode some of Scotland’s signature ingredients from the very best seafood, Beef and wild game. Our daily changing specials board give access to the creative skills of the chef and with an onsite kitchen greenhouse and garden there is an abundance of produce to create that special dish. The chosen candidate will be expected to consistently push the standards of food production and be a well-mannered with good temperament to join an existing team. As the role develops you will be expected to grow and learn new skill sets along with being a constant support to your fellow chefs in the day-to-day business demands a busy kitchen brings. Attention to detail from preparation to execution of the dish is expected at all times whilst ensuring all orders are delivered to the members in a timely and efficient manner.

Required Skills and experience:

Loch Lomond golf club is a world class resort with a membership spanning across the globe, it is imperative our staff have the correct attributes to accommodate the needs for the business to grow. You must be approachable, friendly, hardworking, and have previous experience in similar operations to the same standards,

This is a fast-paced environment so a good temperament and calm nature whilst under pressure is expected.

We like to reward our employees with:

  • Spa discounts for you, your family & friends
  • 30% discount for staff on Ishga & Germaine products
  • 40% off all retail in our Pro Shop
  • Gym membership available from 1st November to 31st March, making use of our state-of-the-art Matrix Gym.
  • Take a lovely bouquet of flowers home for a small fee to charity. Minimum donation £2.
  • Staff can play one round of golf per month (April – October) at a cost of £3.
  • End of year gratuity payment
  • Refer a friend scheme


“Providing the finest Members experience, whilst engaging in climate change adaptation, protecting nature, benefiting communities and conserving resources”

Our Commitment:

Prioritising our people and the environment is embedded into the fabric of the Club. Our workplace culture is values driven with a focus on nurturing, leadership, and integrity. We are committed to operating in a way that has a positive impact on the environment and our community.

If you feel you have the desired qualities and skills required and this position is of interest to you, please attach your CV and cover letter to your application. We would be delighted to hear from you.