Chef - Live In - Lake District

Recruiter
Blue Arrow Jobs
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£17000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chef – Competitive Salary – Excellent work/life balance

Our client, a nationwide Country House operator, is looking for a motivated Sous Chef to join their hardworking team based in the stunning area of Keswick in the Lake District. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with fresh local produce to create simple, tasty and imaginative dishes. 39 hour working week over 5 days, with a 'Live In' option provided, allowing you to potentially save upto £1000 per month. Cooking breakfast and pre-ordered dinner for the guests, will allow the successful candidate plenty of free time throughout the day along with early evening finishes and a relaxed working environment. Whilst this is a permanent position, paid all year round, you will benefit from having extra holiday when the house is closed throughout the end of November, first half of December and the entire month of January.

Requirements for being a Chef

- Passionate about cooking and developing your skills
- Excellent knife skills
- Experience at CDP level or above, cooking with fresh produce

Responsibilities as a Chef

- Cooking to the high standards set out by the Head Chef
- Adhering to all health and safety and food hygiene polices
- Work efficiently as a team to ensure optimal service
- Running the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef

Benefits for working as a Chef

- Work in a stunning location
- Career progression opportunities
- 1 week`s free stay at any of the companies Country Houses throughout the UK
- Bank Holidays off in lieu
- Excellent work/life balance

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a family owned nationwide company that believes in looking after their employee`s. If you have a creative flair and a passion for cooking then we would love to hear from you. Please note: This position is based in the Lake District in Cumbria. Please do not apply unless you are willing to relocate, or if you can easily commute from within Cumbria.

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Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants with relevant work experience.

Eligibility:
In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process