Job Opportunity – Join the Team at Blacks of Chapel Street
Are you looking for a new challenge? A role in which you have the opportunity to create your own style and help develop new menus? There exists an exciting opportunity for a motivated Chef to help make a significant impact in our growing business at Blacks Dining Room and Bar.
The candidate must be able to prove good kitchen management skills, experience working with seafood and grill is essential and a passion for desserts and pastry would be an advantage
Responsibilities and requirements:
- Deliver outstanding service to our customers
- Maintain quality and standards that reflect the company’s reputation
- Must have good knowledge of stock rotation, GP’s, costings, budgets and ordering
- Ensure that the kitchen operations comply with all the business’s internal and statutory requirements including Health and Safety at Work Act and Food Hygiene Regulations
- Must be organised and cope well under pressure while still delivering consistently high quality food, cooked to order
- Be a team player within an energetic environment and have a willingness to help in all areas
- High standards of personal and work hygiene
- NVQ level 2 minimum
- Valid food hygiene certification
- Must be able to do some split shifts
A competitive rate of pay and share of tips from customers awaits the right candidate
To apply please ring Susan Chapman at Blacks on 01736 369729 or 07980 221630 email: firstname.lastname@example.org or send your CV to Blacks, 12, Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AW
Sunday Opening Spring 2016
As we move towards the May Bank Holiday we would like to confirm our Sunday opening hours. This coming Sunday (24th of April) we will be closed, but from the 1st of May we will be open each Sunday evening from 18:30 (slightly later than during the week) until 22:00. Full menu and drinks available, if you would like to book then give us a call or pop in see us…
So the weather is looking a little bit ‘challenging’ this Easter weekend, fear not, we have a great selection of new beers from the Harbour Brewing Company including the following:
Amber Ale – a malt driven ale with caramel and toffee flavour. Finished with mild floral hops.
Pale Ale – an American inspired pale ale with massive citrus and tropical fruit notes, moderate malt body and robust yet balanced bitterness.
India Pale Ale – providing citrus and spicy flavours with balanced bitterness.
So why not come and join us and try our exciting new Cornish beer additions?
Pirate’s Gold From The Wooden Hand Brewery
As part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring you get the best in local drinks and food we’ve been taking our responsibility seriously and are delighted to be now offering beers from the Wooden Hand Brewery – the first is ‘Pirate’s Gold’, a delicious easy drinking pale ale. More will be arriving soon so why not come down and try out our range of Cornish beers?
When is Blacks of Chapel Street Open at Easter?
We’re open for the Easter Weekend – Today (Friday), Saturday & Monday 10 am to 3 pm and then again 6 pm until late. For Sunday we will be open from 6 pm until late – serving food and drinks.
So why not come and join in the hunt for the Easter Bunny? – already spotted with its natural partner at Blacks!
Are you looking for a warm and welcoming place to treat your Mother on Sunday 6th March? Then come and visit us at Blacks of Chapel Street where our kitchen team have carefully crafted a mouth watering selection of ‘traditional’ Sunday Lunch style options.
Located in the heart of Penzance’s historic Chapel Street, Blacks of Chapel Street is the ideal choice for spoiling your mum – not just on Sunday 6th but any time of the year. Why not make a reservation now? Give us a call on 01736 369729, email on email@example.com or come in and see us, we would be delighted to help…
Valentine’s Day – The Food of Love
We’re in the mood for love at Blacks of Chapel Street and the kitchen team have put together a delicious menu to help make the weekend of Friday 12th to Sunday 14th February a romantic occasion for you.
With choices based on a careful selection of local, fresh produce including Falmouth Bay mussels; baked Cornish goat’s cheese; Newlyn landed hake; Lamb shank; Chicken; Rump steaks and for vegetarian food lovers a wild mushroom risotto or Spanakopita there is something to tickle the taste-buds of you and your loved one.
So why not book a table now and come and relax in the friendly bar and dinning room at Blacks of Chapel Street – we look forward to welcoming you!
Haggis Supper Menu
Come and join us for a Haggis Supper …a nod to Burns – 23rd of January 2016
Three courses plus coffee & tablet for £28 per person
OR you can order individual courses to mix with our main menu
Leek and Potato Soup – £4.95
Cullen Skink soup – £6.50
A thick Scottish soup made with locally smoked haddock, potatoes and onions
Locally caught Scallops layered with black pudding a minted pea puree and drizzled with a smoked scallop roe sauce – £7.95
The Main Event – £14.50
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties served with a whisky cream sauce
Vegetarian Haggis, Neeps and Tatties served with a whisky cream sauce
Gluten Free Haggis is also available
Our Haggis is sourced from the Blackface Meat Company in the South West of Scotland made to an ancient recipe in Dumfries, the home of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national bard, 1759-1796.
Desserts – £5.25
This rich fruit pudding is a classic Scottish dessert
Traditional Scottish dessert of oats, cream, whisky and raspberries
Coffee & Tablet – £3
Opening Dates & Times January 2016
Welcome to 2016, we hope you have enjoyed the festivities and are now looking forward to a great year.
To keep you informed we have some amendments to our standard opening hours during January – please see below for details:
Monday 4th January – Closed
Tuesday 5th through and including Saturday 9th January – Open
Sunday 10th through and including Wednesday 13th January – Closed
Thursday 14th through and including Saturday 16th January – Open.
If you would like to discuss particularly dates then please call us or send an email – we’d be delighted to talk to you.
The 2015 Montol Festival will be using Chapel Street as the venue for many of the day’s events. We’re really excited as this means that you can watch much of what is going on while enjoying a great selection of food and drink from the warmth of Blacks – ring side seats!
The main program can be found on the website www.montol.info but here’s a summary:
**New** 4pm Sundown Proclamation Procession. The members of the Guise Guilds and other costumed guisers will meet just after sun down at 4pm at the top of Causewayhead leading a procession to Chapel Street.
4.30pm – Programme of entertainment in Chapel Street. Including fire display from Circo Inferno and music from Dakka Doum and Land and See
5.40pm – Selection of the Lord of Misrule outside the Union Hotel
6pm Main Procession – On the stroke of 6pm the Raffidy Dumitz Band will lead the people of Penzance up through Causewayhead to the Princess May Recreation Ground for the Midwinter fire.
6.15pm – Midwinter fire at the Princess May Recreation Ground.
6.45pm Return procession finishing at the Ritz.
7pm The Montol Revels
From 7.15pm – The Guise Guilds.
From 7.30pm – Community celebration with entertainment at the Ritz.
7.30pm The choosing of the Master of the Splendid League of Physicians outside the Dolphin Tavern.
7.35pm The choosing of the Grand Vizier of the Noble Company of the Turk’s Head at the Turk’s Head.
7.40pm – The choosing of the Master of the Glorious Company of the Egyptian House at the Egyptian House.
8pm The Choosing of the Master of the Corn-Market at the Market House.
8.20pm The Choosing of the Master of the Melodious company of Peccadilloes at the Fountain Tavern.
From 8pm – Programme of Entertainment in Chapel Street.
10pm – Torchlit procession and chalking of the Mock