Catering Supervisor - Cawdor Castle

Catering Supervisor


Job Title: Catering Supervisor

Hours of Work:

1 full time position (5 days out of 7)
1 part time position (2 days out of 7)
However, days can be negotiable for the right candidate.
09.30 to 17.30 requirement for some additional evening work required for our Outdoor Theatre events etc.

Rate of Pay: From £11.00 per hour

Job Purpose

Cawdor Castle is recruiting for 2 Seasonal Catering Supervisors for our Courtyard Cafe. The Cafe is part of our visitor experience and is open daily from 10am to 5pm, serving a selection of cakes, hot and cold drinks and light lunches.

This role will be leading an experienced, hardworking team to ensure the smooth and profitable running of the Cafe for the 2022 season.

This could be a great opportunity for someone with experience within the industry to step into a more senior role. It is very important with this role that you are able to lead a team in a positive, motivating manner, whilst providing a 5-star visitor experience to our visitors.

Full training and support given.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the day to day running of the Courtyard Café at Cawdor Castle.
  • Preparing Café for groups – keeping kitchen updated.
  • Managing the purchasing alongside the chef for the Courtyard Cafe
  • Updating prices in the EPOS system where necessary
  • Managing stock control including staff meal costs and wastage using the stock control system.
  • Coordinating monthly stocktakes, entering this information into the stock system.
  • Matching orders, deliveries and invoices.
  • Managing the operation of any private events.
  • Work with other departments to ensure that standards of service are met across the business.
  • Working with the Kitchen team to ensure that the appropriate Food Safety system is in place and monitored.

The key to success in the role of Catering Supervisor will be to remain flexible in ensuring the successful delivery of operations at Cawdor Castle.

This job description may be updated or adjusted to reflect the needs of the business.

Join our team

How to apply: please send your CV and Cover Letter to

Cawdor Castle is now closed to the public until Spring of 2023