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Fantastic Career Opportunity Available Now


The Three Chimneys is an award-winning restaurant in Colbost, Isle of Skye. The restaurant was opened in 1985 by Eddie and Shirley Spear. It has won over 30 major awards and in July 2010, was named as one of the New York food critic Frank Bruni’s top five favourite restaurants.

Opportunities exist to join the restaurant team under the leadership of new Restaurant Manager, James Payne, one of the indutry’s leading professionals and sommelier of greatest distinction. The restaurant is offering fantastic career-building opportunities for Waiting staff at Commis, Chef de Rang and Supervisor levels, who are on course to succeed at the very top of the restaurant business. Salaries range from £12,000 – £16,000pa plus several excellent benefits. 

If you are passionate about hospitality and aim to offer customers a high level of professional service, while placing as much importance upon a warm welcome and friendly engagement, then this could be the opportunity for you. Expert training in the workplace will be provided, but The Three Chimneys is also keen to develop their staff and work closely with West Highland College UHI, offering the opportunity to gain qualifications if required.

Most importantly, you must bring your own personality and dedication to The Three Chimneys. The restaurant places emphasis upon knowledge of Scotland, Scottish food and the source of  fabulous local ingredients. The kitchen brigade is headed by top Scottish chef, Michael Smith, and he places huge importance upon his professional working relationship with the restaurant staff.

They also have a notable wine list and if you have an interest in this aspect of the restaurant business, you could not wish for better tutelage than working under the guidance of James Payne. His experience in the Wine World is outstanding.

As well as a career-building opportunity, on offer is a very competitive rate of pay, uniform allowance, staff meals on duty and subsidised accommodation for anyone who may require it. There is also a brand new extension, providing great staff facilities at work and a fantastic new kitchen.

Get in touch if you would like to be considered for work at The three Chimneys. Provide your CV and details of your experience in the industry, plus some personal information about yourself. A driving licence and own transport is essential.

Owner Shirley Spear, and General Manager Angela Finlay, can be contacted direct at The Three Chimneys. The website has lots of information and the owners are always pleased to provide more information for anyone with any doubts about moving to that part of the world.

E-mail applications with CVS are perfectly acceptable. For more information and contact details see

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