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Junior Sous Chef - 5 star resort

Junior Sous Chef - 5 star resort

Posted 14 March by Hope Adams Recruiting Easy Apply Ended

Our client, a beautiful 5* property in West Sussex are seeking an experienced Junior Sous to join their already established team.

General scope of the role:

To set and maintain standards and ensure smooth running of kitchen in accordance with Head / Exec Chefs agreement. To maintain ongoing training with all chefs. Implementation of Health & Safety standards and assisting with budgetary controls.

The successful Junior Sous Chef will:

  • Assist with smooth running of the kitchen sections, and develop the kitchen brigade to the required level and standards.
  • Proactively seek new ways and methods of producing menu and food products
  • Work with the Head/ Exec chef to ensure menus are always reflecting current trends and guests requirements.
  • Manage stock control and product cost systems.
  • Possess good communication skills within the kitchen and with other departments.
  • Be guest focused at all times and show willingness to be flexible to fit in with business/and event requirements.
  • Implement with the Head/Exec Chef training requirements for all kitchen personnel including health, hygiene and safety practices.
  • Assist the Head / ExecChef in menu writing, planning and be proactive in assessing current industry trends and initiatives
  • Assist with team management to include, training & development, performance management and general welfare of team
  • Assist the head/exec chef with the recruitment and selection of new brigade team members
  • Carry out office management duties to include; rota's, ordering, supplier contact etc.

Our successful Junior Sous Chef will have

  • A high level of understanding of health & safety and food safety guidelines within the kitchen.
  • The ability to help manage junior team members ensuring they are also aware of and follow safety guidelines without exception.
  • Previous experience in a luxury hotel kitchen would be preferable.
  • A strong understanding of the high standards that are required in a 4*/5* Hotel environment.
  • Relish the pressure of the kitchen environment.
  • A high level of motivation with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working as part of a large team and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Be confident, professional and have strong interpersonal skills.

Package Description

Competitive salary

  • Uniform
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Discounted room nights across all group Hotels and Venues
  • Discounts on food and beverage across all group properties

Required skills

  • Catering
  • Chef
  • Hospitality
  • Hotels

Reference: 34686396

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