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The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links


Job description

We are currently welcoming applications from enthusiastic and energetic candidates who take pleasure in delivering high quality service within a high end casual dining environment. Experience from within a similar style of Restaurant or Hotel would be advantageous however full training is provided, so we’re particularly interested in character and attitude. The role involves:

• Working a shift pattern, 5 days over 7. Full times hours are 40 hours per week.
• Providing consistently good customer service, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea, room service and banqueting / private dining events
• Assisting the Bar team during busy periods
• Maintaining a clean, tidy and well presented Restaurant
• Preparation of the Restaurant / Event Spaces for Service periods
• Having a thorough knowledge of the different menu items
• Being able to advise on food allergies and differing dietary requirements
• Cash Handling and Revenue Control


• Ability to work well as part of an effective team
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent timekeeping and attendance
• High standard of personal presentation
• An enthusiasm for rural living and outdoor pursuits
• Highly self motivated with a positive attitude
• A willingness to learn and develop
• Previous experience in a busy, high quality Food and Beverage service environment - either within a 4/5 star Hotel or destination Restaurant
• A good understanding or current food and beverage trends
• Be well planned and organised with good attention to detail
• An ability to deal with Guest Dietary requests and an awareness of Allergens
Job type
Port Ellen, United Kingdom
F&B service
Starting in
As soon as possible
Latest start date
May 2019
Duration of the contract
12 months
Positions available
Pay range
£18,000 per annum (UK Sterling)
Accommodation available (Subject to availability - Charges apply)
Other benefits
Uniform Provided; Free Meals whilst on duty: 28 days annual paid holiday (including Bank Holidays); Discounts within Hotel Outlets and Accommodation: Hotel Discounts at CGH Sister Hotels and partner properties; Free entry in Islay Distilleries for Team Members of The Machrie; Share of Gratuities payable monthly (Non Management Personnel only).

The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links

The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links is a truly unique luxury boutique Hotel. The current owners have re-imagined the property, in partnership with international hoteliers Campbell Gray Hotels, to create a new iconic destination Hotel marked by its elegant sophistication and a modern twist on strikingly simple classic design. Located adjacent to the world renowned Links Course and enjoying spectacular views across the dunes to the Atlantic Ocean where it washes up on the seven miles of pristine sandy beach of Laggan Bay. A new jewel in Islays' crown and a welcome addition to the portfolio of luxury destinations here in Scotland.

Key Facilities:
47 Rooms and Suites
100 Cover Restaurant and Bar offering All Day Dining
Stag Lounge for informal dining and indulgent afternoon teas
Lobby Lounge for relaxation and refreshments
The Snug offering a compendium of games and reading material
30 seat state of the art Cinema
Spa, incorporating Two Treatments rooms, Sauna and Residents Gym
18 hole Golf Links Course; Practice Putting Green; 9 hole course; Driving Range and Golf Professional Tuition Suite.

The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links offers exceptional opportunities for professional development. Large enough to provide appropriate support and training: busy enough to deliver a diverse working experience; small enough to feel truly part of a collaborative team where contributions are recognised and ideas are welcomed.

Only a short flight from either Glasgow or Edinburgh Islay is close enough not to feel isolated yet remote enough to ensure a sense of independence and adventure.

Part of Campbell Gray Hotels the Machrie can be a useful platform for launching a Hotel Career in the luxury market either within the UK or internationally. Well connected in the Scotland luxury market The Machrie is part of Connoisseurs Scotland, a collection of some of the finest luxury Hotels and Resorts in the country.

The Island of Islay offers quality rural living and ideally appeals to those who enjoy a rural lifestyle and a range of outdoor pursuits. The Hotel is at the heart of a vibrant local community where the economy is geared towards tourism and hospitality so if you are interested in just such an opportunity you should be willing to embrace the local culture and actively engage in the various festivals and past times available on the island.

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