Senior Sous Chef

The Classroom

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Senior Sous Chef


School is in session and it’s pop quiz time. Are you looking for:
a) A role that will challenge you and enhance your skills?
b) An exciting career opportunity with an amazing team?
c) A job with a company that genuinely cares about its staff?
d) All of the above?

If you answered d), then we want you! We’re looking for a Senior Sous Chef to join our award-winning team at The Classroom in Nairn. 

Situated in the lively town of Nairn, close to the beach and championship golf courses, The Classroom attracts both locals and tourists alike.

Our star pupil will be responsible for being a stickler for detail and take pride in every dish that leaves the kitchen. We expect our senior sous chefs to be able to work well both unsupervised and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, with a positive attitude and eagerness to learn and innovate.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Taking deliveries and prep work – ensuring our ingredients are fresh and ready for action
  • Working in all sections of the kitchen – including kitchen portering responsibilities
  • Participation in in-house and external training to ensure you and the team are at the top of your game.
  • Assist the head chef in the design and costing of new seasonal menus


Cru Holdings has been leading the charge in exceptional hospitality experiences since 2009. We continue to invest and innovate in our venues and our people – even during the recent pandemic – to ensure every customer has an unforgettable visit.

With six incredible venues across the Highlands and over 100 staff throughout the region, we’re looking for the right person to join our team. We need people with the personality, ambition, and commitment to allow us to continue to develop and grow our business.

We recently became an accreted Living Wage Employer, thanks to our commitment to fair pay and great working conditions. Positions with Cru Holdings don’t come up very often, so what are you waiting for?

Work hard, play hard

We love to celebrate our team’s efforts and achievements. We offer quarterly thank-you bonuses, events, and a swanky black tie staff awards do every year. It’s important to us that each and every one of our hard-working team feels valued and respected.

We want to turn the world of hospitality on its head. Work-life balance, mental health support, learning and qualification opportunities, on-the-job mentoring… they’re all a core part of what we do.

What’s in it for Cru?

Interested? We need all applicants to have…

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a similar (or higher) role.
  • The right to work in the UK.
  • Great work ethic and the ability to excel as part of a team.
  • A passion for going above and beyond for every customer.
  • Team spirit by the bucketload.
  • A winning smile.

What's in it for you?

  • Fair Pay


  • 28 Days Annual Leave

    Increasing with length of service

  • Discounts

    On Food & Drink

  • Treats

    On Your Birthday

  • Festive

    Savings Fund

  • Interest Free

    Holiday Loans

  • Free Coffee

    and hot drinks - always!

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