Salary: up to £25k
Our client is an elegant 18th century Georgian mansion, surrounded by 6 acres of verdant parkland in the heart of the Essex countryside. Boasting 97 well-appointed bedrooms, a convenient bar & restaurant, 7 versatile meetings spaces, as well as a range of suites and outdoor garden area ideal for afternoon teas.
What are they looking for?
Our client currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef to join their thriving Kitchen team.
The successful candidate will join a talented team of chefs who demonstrate natural palates and creative flair. In this fast paced environment, every attention to the finest detail is important to their dishes. Creative talent is widely supported and you will have the opportunity to work with the finest seasonal and fresh local produce.
As a Sous Chef you will be expected to support the Head chef in ensuring the efficient running of the kitchen team, and deputise for the Head Chef in their absence. You are required to ensure that the preparation and presentation of the food is of a high standard, and complies with food safety regulations. Along with supervising, training and motivating the team to achieve the highest standards.
You will be actively involved in menu planning, compilation and ordering in addition to ensuring that departmental budgets are controlled. You must have a strong grasp of Health and Safety policy demanding high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
At least two years’ experience working in a Chef position is essential along with excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure. The ideal candidate will be energetic, creative and have the confidence in their skills and ability to thrive in this environment.
In return, our client will offer you a supportive workplace in a luxurious environment, competitive salary and excellent training and development opportunities, discounted Bespoke hotel stays. This post requires the candidate to be flexible and dedicated to the hospitality profession.
If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Sous Chef role then please apply now!
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