Sous Chef

The Queen’s Head
Glanwydden (Conwy, North Wales). Near to the A55
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sous Chef

Do you have the finest ingredients for success?

If you’re an experienced Sous Chef or a Chef de Partie who is keen to progress in your career, this role provides the perfect opportunity to put your superb culinary and leadership skills to great use, whilst working as part of an experienced, award-winning team.

Where will I be working?

The Queen’s Head is a most remarkable country pub in terms of good food, wine, beer, welcome and character. The original styling of The Queens Head provides the perfect ambience for lunch or dinner, and is located in the idyllic country village of Glanwydden, just a 5 minute car journey to the Victorian seaside town of Llandudno and the A55.

The business employs a local workforce of 35 front of house and kitchen professionals, serving from the menu of delicious locally sourced produce.

What will the role of Sous Chef entail?

Supporting the Head Chef and working in conjunction with another Sous Chef, you will be planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen, working as part of a kitchen team of 7. Tasks will include;

* Preparing, cooking and presenting quality home-made dishes using only the freshest ingredients
* Ensuring your brigade has high culinary standards and providing training and guidance as necessary
* Maintaining high standards of service
* Monitoring and rotating stock, and ordering food
* Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment
* Running the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef
* Working with the Head Chef to create new recipes and write menus

What do I need to be considered for this Sous Chef role?

* Proven experience as a Sous Chef, or as Chef de Partie with the ability and enthusiasm to progress
* A flair with ingredients and first rate culinary skills
* Strong leadership and communication skills
* An ability to stay calm when the pressure mounts
* Enthusiasm and positive attitude
* Strong work ethic and reliable
* Ability to use own initiative whilst working efficiently and effectively within a team

Due to the location and hours of work, a full UK driving licence and own transport is required.

What will I receive in return?

You will be part of a successful business where you will have the opportunity and support to develop your skills further.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: Full time working 5 days out of 7 on a rota.

Location: Glanwydden (Conwy County, North Wales), easily accessible within 5 minutes of the A55.

This Sous Chef vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer The Queen’s Head. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer The Queen’s Head, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

The Queen’s Head requests for no recruitment agency contact please.

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