Sous Chef, £24k - Gastro pub/Hotel - Chippenham

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Location
Chippenham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
30 Jan 2018
Closes
01 Mar 2018
Ref
JO-1801-317
Contact
Mark Purton
Sector
Chefs
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a passion for sourcing and working with local fresh produce?  Can you be responsible for the daily running, preparation and service within the kitchen?  Ensuring high standards are adhered to at all times.  Can you ensure that strict hygiene controls are kept all times within all kitchen areas under your supervision?  Are you prepared to undertake any specific roles within the management of the kitchen as delegated by the Executive & Head Chef?

Package Description
this is a company that believe in looking after its staff as they know a happy team will equal happy guests.  As well as excellent training, development and progression opportunities, other benefits for successful candidates include;
  • Competitive salary.
  • Uniform.
  • Complimentary meals whilst on shift.
  • Complimentary car parking.
  • Discounted room nights across all group hotels.
  • Discounts on F&B across all properties.
The Sous Chef will be responsible for;
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen operations.
  • Understanding and implementing stock controls.
  • Being a great communicator with a skill of communicating with all other departments.
  • Being guest focused at all times, showing willingness to be flexible & fit in with the business and event requirements.
  • Assist the Executive & Head Chef in menu writing, planning & being proactive in assessing current industry trends and initiatives.
  • Make sure standards of food and service are executed to the highest standard at all times.
  • Taking control of the kitchen in the absence of the Executive & Head chef.
  • Placing orders for stock as and when necessary in conjunction with the head chef.
  • Ensuring all financial aspects of the kitchen management are carried out, in particular carry out all costings and checking they are within the budget levels.
  • Controlling food wastage and shrinkage
  • Maintaining the highest levels of food hygiene and health and safety at all times.
  • Setting a professional standard of conduct to achieve the highest standards of customer care.
  • Working with Executive & Head chef, assisting in the recruitment of staff.
  • Ensuring every new starter in the kitchen follows a comprehensive induction plan in their first 3months.
  • Supporting and monitoring the training and development of all staff in kitchen.
The Ideal Candidate
  • A proven, successful background from within a similar luxury hospitality environment.
  • A true passion for food.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Financial Acumen.
  • Ability to improve standards and implement new ideas.
  • Initiative and creativity.
  • Effective communication skills.
About the Company
a family owned collection of individual & characterful country house hotels situated across the south of England.  They are all situated in beautiful locations, surrounded by acres of stunning countryside and gardens.

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