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New luxury hotel on the outskirts of Glasgow seeking best talent

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New luxury hotel on the outskirts of Glasgow seeking best talent

Glasgow’s latest luxury hotel Crossbasket Castle in High Blantyre is on the hunt for top hospitality talent.  Set to open for the first time in spring this year, the five-star hotel is holding open days at the castle on 6th February and 5th March to support its drive to recruit a variety of positions, from junior roles to senior management.

Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI) is keen to fill as many positions as possible with local talent, creating 30 new jobs in roles which include duty manager, sommelier and housekeeping positions. Local businessman Steve Timoney and his wife Alison Reid-Timoney purchased the 14th Century castle in 2011, rescuing it from ruin a year after it was listed on Scotland’s Buildings At Risk Register.

Over the last five years the couple have returned the property to its former glory, investing over £9 million into its restoration including the addition of a grand ballroom to the castle, which can accommodate up to 250 event guests. An exciting new restaurant venture from renowned chef Albert Roux, OBE, KFO is planned for the property.

The hotel is being managed on behalf of the Timoneys by Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI). Norbert Lieder, ICMI’s managing director, said: “Crossbasket Castle is one of the area’s most beautiful historic homes and will be one of Scotland’s leading luxury hotels and restaurant in the area. Currently there is nothing like this so close to the city of Glasgow. …

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