Explore Exciting Career Opportunities in the Shetland Food and Drink Industry

Welcome to our Food and Drink jobs page, dedicated to connecting passionate individuals with exciting career opportunities in the thriving local food and drink sector! Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your journey in the industry, this is the perfect place to explore a wide range of job openings that cater to your skills and aspirations.

Evaluation Report

Expires on: 22/12/2023 at 05:00PM

An exciting opportunity for an individual or company to complete an Evaluation Report for the organisation has arisen. This will involve conducting research amongst local food and drink businesses, suppliers, stakeholders and other interested parties in order to evaluate our past projects and influence the shape of our future plans.

This is a short-term project with a completion date of 15th March 2024.

A full description of the project is available here.

To tender for this project, please email your CV or business credentials and a covering letter to [email protected] or for an initial informal conversation about the project, please contact Marian Armitage on 07795104860.

Shetland Hotel-Houseperson

Shetland hotel looking for housepersons to join their team can be either 35 hour week finishing at 4.30 each of 5 days or 20 hour week finishing at 1.

Application form from reception or email [email protected]

No88 Kitchen Front of House staff required

Would you like to be part of the dynamic team at No88?

We have vacancies for Front of House staff.

Flexible working hours, staff discount and benefits.

Please send your C.V to [email protected]

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Busta House Hotel-looking for various staff roles

Looking for people to join our amazing team.

Kitchen porter/Trainee Chef

Working closely with our kitchen team, cleaning the kitchen/doing prep in the afternoon followed by dinner service 13:00 - 21:00

Starting wage £11 per hour


Joining our housekeeping team cleaning bedrooms and public areas.

Times to fit in a round school hours roughly 09:00-15:00

E-mail [email protected] or call 01806 522 506

Sandwick Bakery-Various roles


Full-Time, Permanent Position

Monday to Saturday – 6.45am start or 3-4 mornings out of 6 which could be part of a Job Share

Applicants must be reliable, a good timekeeper, with a clean driving licence and have a good customer service manner

Dispatch Assistant

We have a Vacancy for someone to help wrap and label products, also to support the team in our Dispatch Department.

This is a full-time post

Qualified Baker or someone who has a keen interest in Baking.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working alongside a great Team.

Applicants must be a good timekeeper, be reliable and be able to work to a set routine.

Full training will be given.

If you require more information on any of the above roles:

e-mail: [email protected]
or phone: Raymond on 01950 431341 (after 7.00pm)

to discuss further.

If you require more information

e-mail [email protected]
or phone Raymond 01950 431341 (after 7.00pm) to discuss further.

Shop Assistant

Full time

Monday – Friday

Saturday / Sunday on a rota basis (twice monthly)

Applicants must be over 18.

For more information e-mail: [email protected]

or phone: Helen 01950 431218 to discuss further.

Kitchen Assistant

Our busy Kitchen staff at the Sandwick Bakery would love someone to come and join them making all their filled sandwiches and wraps.

Although this is a Full Time Position, we would consider a job share if this would help someone who needs hours to fit with school.

Contact Raymond on 07774472002 or e-mail: [email protected]

We currently have a FULL-TIME, permanent position in our kitchen.
5 days per week (8.00am – 4.00pm)
Sunday on a rota basis

Job involves – preparing filled products, packing & labelling, washing and cleaning up after production.

Previous experience is preferable, but not essential as full training will be given.

We look for – a good timekeeper, reliable, neat and tidy in appearance and methods, a team player who can take instructions.

Email [email protected]
or phone Raymond on 01950 431341 (after 7.00pm)

Frankies Fish & Chips-Various roles

Kitchen porter / serving waiting staff

We are looking for hard working enthusiastic individuals to join our small busy team.

Previous experience is desired but full training can be given to the right candidates.

Our current working hours are Sunday - Thursday 11:00-20:00 Friday - Saturday 09:00-20:00

Training provided.

Fast paced working enviroment

Customer Service

Hard working, Confident, Bubbly.

Living Wage employer

We are looking for General Assistant to join out small busy team at Frankies.

This role will include a variety of different things.

Responsibilities will include: Serving Customers, Washing dishes & kitchen equipment

Maintaining a clean and tidy work environment

Organising and putting away stock and produce.

Working hours can be negotiated but ideally looking for Monday-Thursday 11-4 & Friday 9-2.

Good rate of pay, plus tips.

To apply or for more information, please send an email to [email protected] or by calling the shop on 01806522700.

e-mail [email protected]

phone - 01806 522700

Trainee (Commis) Chef with Brudolff Hotels



We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who views the profession of a chef as a career choice, has an interest in food, cooking, and the pursuit of excellence. Someone who wants an exciting opportunity to train with Shetland’s foremost hotels group, with training experience in differing kitchens in Lerwick; currently the Kveldsro House Hotel, The Shetland Hotel, and The Lerwick Hotel.

Details of the hotels and current menus at www.shetlandhotels.com

It is important that you have a genuine interest in cooking, recognise this as a real career choice, but also the time and hard work required. This is a permanent position, with the guarantee of a post as a chef at one of our hotels in Lerwick once initial training is complete. We will provide all the necessary training and support, with training on the job and also at college where required, on a day release basis. So, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by writing to:
Marjory Barrie, Regional Manager, Brudolff Hotels Group, Admin Office, The Shetland Hotel, Holmsgarth Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE10PW
or email her with your details/cv to [email protected]

Pete's Cafe-Saturday Barista/Front of house

Positions available

  • SATURDAY - Barista / Front of House Member

We are looking for a team member with Barista experience to help us cover Saturday shifts as well as occasional holiday coverage.

  • Working days - Saturdays
  • Working times - as of 8 am to 4:30 pm incl. breaks
  • Pay rate from 10.90 to 14.00, based on qualification & experience

Your opportunity

Join Lerwick's newest Café and work with our friendly team within a busy shop and kitchen, preparing and serving hot and cold beverages, snacks, and other food items.

We offer competitive pay and in-store benefits.

About You

You are an enthusiastic team player and keen on working with people, making our customers feel welcome and appreciated.

You can show initiative, assess situations, and participate in the day's service.

About Us

Pete’s Cafe is the newest addition to the Street, providing freshly prepared food and custom beverages in a friendly and welcoming environment. We aim to provide every guest with the best possible experience, making them want to return repeatedly.

How to apply

Please send your CV to [email protected].

General Assistant-Brudolff Hotels at the Lerwick & Shetland Hotels.

General Assistants required with Brudolff Hotels at the Lerwick & Shetland Hotels.

To join our busy teams in Waiting service and Bar work. Does involve shifts- breakfast , lunch and dinner shifts on a rota system. You have to be adaptable , friendly and must be over 18 as Bar service required. Training will be given so you don’t have to fear trying something new. Part time vacancies are available also. We pay £10.50 per hour.

Accommodation may be available for suitable full-time candidates that live out with Lerwick

To apply please pick up an application form from reception at either the Lerwick or Shetland Hotel or send your cv to [email protected]

Scottish Sea Farms Yard Operative

Yard Operative

Job description

Wethersta, Shetland

At Scottish Sea Farms we are committed to supporting local economies in some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands by providing employment and career development opportunities in the local communities in which we operate.

Our teams are the first in our industry accredited at Platinum standard through Investors in People. Our employees are actively supported in ways that encourage and demand strong leadership.


We are recruiting for a Yard Operative to be based at our Wethersta unit, Shetland to assist with the day-to-day operation of the yard, including logging all outgoing and incoming equipment appropriately. Working hours will be Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

We welcome applications from individuals preferably with telehandler experience.


Benefits include generous renumeration package; discretionary company bonus; pension scheme; life insurance cover; employee assistance programme; subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme.

A current driving licence is essential for this role.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified people; however, you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK.

Click here for more details

Scalloway Meat Co-Trainee Chef

We are looking to recruit a trainee chef (age 16 or over) to join our small commercial catering team producing pies, ready meals and Food to Go daily, Monday to Friday.

The successful applicant will learn all aspects of our catering operation, and will play their part in delivering consistently high quality products for our customers.

The successful aplicant will be supported by the other team members, and will in turn play their part in delivering good food daily.

As part of the role, the successsful applicant will have the opportunity to enrol on a Cookery Apprenticeship course at UHI Shetland, leading to a Level 5 SCQF in Professional Cookery.

Interested? For more information or to apply, email [email protected] or phone us on 01595 880624.

Islesburgh Cafe Assistant

Café Assistants at the Islesburgh complex are responsible, through the Catering Supervisor and Islesburgh Facilities Manager, for the provision of a Cafeteria service to the Islesburgh Complex.

Café Assistants are required to work as part of a team to ensure that the Islesburgh cafe provides a high quality customer focused service, whilst also meeting all relevant health and safety requirements.

Click here to apply

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