Sous Chef

IBP Recruitment
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IBP are currently recruiting a Commis Chef for an exquisite Country Inn belonging to a collection of family owned country hotel venues across the South of England. Dedication to the job is essential, as there is a high level of responsibility for the smooth delivery of high quality food. Responsibility for the small team in the absence of the Head Chef. Assisting with training and developing junior staff, assisting with food purchasing, maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment.

The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

* Ensuring the smooth, safe, and efficient running of the kitchen operation, which provides meals throughout the day.
* Having a keen interest in food preparation, able to deliver instructions, paying close attention to detail.
* Leading, training and inspiring your kitchen team.
* Understanding relevant health and safety requirements with regard to food handling, storage, hygiene.
* Delegate tasks from prep to cleaning to your whole team.
* Following recipe guidelines and standards as set by senior chefs.
* Being flexible and accommodating in the provision of catering requirements for guests and visitors to the Inn.
* Making sure areas of work are kept clean and tidy

The ideal candidate for this role should have the following skills & qualifications:

* A minimum of 3 years as a Chef de Partie or Sous Chef
* A passion for food
* Experience of creating a well formed menu to suit the establishment
* Have a good understanding of health & safety and food safety guidelines within the kitchen
* Possess a willingness to work to high standards
* Attention to detail
* Relish the pressure of the kitchen environment
* City and Guilds/BTEC HND in professional cookery

Package Description

People are the most important part of hospitality, and this is something central to our client, and as thus, their benefits reflect that by offering a:

* Competitive salary - £22,389 negotiable for the right candidate
* 48 hours a week - no split shifts
* 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 properties within the portfolio

Thank you for applying for this position. Successful applicants will be contacted within 10 working days of submitting their application - if you not hear back within this time, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free to apply for any future roles.

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