Sous Chef

Prosper Recruitment Ltd
Cromer, Norfolk
£28000 - £31000/annum Paid Hourly
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

Located on the beautiful Norfolk Coast with beautiful sea views this small hotel with a popular restaurant are currently seeking a new Sous Chef to support the Head Chef and work alongside an additional Sous to run this busy fresh food kitchen.
Offering a balanced seasonal menu encompassing a varied menu of fine dining dishes to traditional offerings such as locally caught fish and homemade chips this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced chef to join and assist in the leading of the brigade.
You will need to have previous experience in managing a brigade and run the pass in the Head Chefs absence. You will need to be able to direct the team and liaise with the front of house team and ensure the busy service runs like clock work!

 Working 40 – 45 Hours a week and being paid for every hour you do this is every chefs dream of working with fresh food whilst having that work / life balance with friends / family. Staff turnover is minimal and this vacancy has only arisen due to the Sous gaining his first Head Chef role.

 The owners are very in tune with modern kitchen life, the chefs are guaranteed a 40 hour contract and the shifts are a mixture of splits and straights and the kitchen always have 2 members of senior staff to manage the service daily

 Cover wise is quite seasonal so 80 in low season and up to 150 high season.

 Food is very ‘coastal’ with freshly caught fish being delivered daily, the kitchen have a dedicated pastry section making all desserts, bread and patisserie items

 As Sous you will need to be an excellent communicator with a good level of experience in a fresh food / 1 rosette kitchen. You will have the opportunity to input into the quarterly changing manager and will enjoy mentoring and building on the skill sets of the junior members of the brigade

 The Head Chef tries to encompass all chef requests in terms of days off / special occasions off etc…this kitchen has a unique team spirit and chefs stay!

 Salary is dependent on experience but hourly rate is £11 – 14 per hour + gratuities that are equally shared

Additional Benefits
Pension / 28 Days Holiday /

The Small Print

To apply you will be required to supply evidence of your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom with relevant skills and qualifications.

Prosper Business Recruitment is a proud equal opportunities employer, dedicated and specialist to the hospitality industry. We work and support some of the most well-known companies in Norfolk and Suffolk.

This permanent vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Prosper Business Recruitment Limited who are operating as an employment agency