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Sous Chef
 
Title: Sous Chef logo #73051
Category: Food Preparation / Cooking
Job type: Any
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £25,000.00
Salary per: annum
Location: England, East, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead
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The Company and the Role:

An award-winning luxury 4 Star Hotel that is nestled in acres of beautifully manicured land deep in the Hertfordshire countryside. Once a stunning stately home which has over the years been transformed into a crème de la crème hotel. They are now seeking a full-time Sous Chef to bolster their kitchen brigade,

The Hotel is part of a small chain of well-known and established destination resorts located across the English Counties, in areas known for their natural beauty, relaxing and calming environments.

This role would be ideal for an existing Sous Chef that would like the experience to work in a vibrant, busy kitchen and be a part of the team that will no doubt win awards in the near future.

Key Features of the Role:

As Sous Chef you will be second in hierarchy after Head Chef, which means this position has full control over the kitchen and is directly responsible for the food quality produced, under the supervision of the Head Chef.

The role of Sous Chef is challenging, and you'll be expected to make sure the brigade is producing top-quality cuisine and that Chefs with talent are trained and developed. In addition, you’ll have to take charge of the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence.

The Sous Chef tasks and responsibilities are diversified and vary from cooking or plating certain dishes to establishing the menu and dealing with the ingredient providers. Therefore, the position requires both culinary and managerial skills.

Full driving licence and own reliable transport is required due to the location.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Be an existing Sous Chef but the Head Chef may consider a Junior Sous Chef looking to make the next step in their career.

Have worked within the hotel industry preferable within 3 / 4-star establishments

Experience of high-quality food prep and service, exceptional personal standards and a grasp of kitchen culture.

Familiar with all current legislation’s regarding food hygiene, safety, risk assessments etc.

A great passion for creating and perfecting dishes & used to working with fresh, seasonal ingredients ideally obsessed with

Have a ‘can do’ attitude and ambition to progress your career.

Have good stock take knowledge and competent when placing orders.

Possess excellent communication and team skills.

Be able to manage the kitchens structure set by the Head Chef on their days off.

What’s on Offer?

A competitive basic salary of £25,000 per annum

Accommodation available

Contracted 28 days / shift annual holiday including bank holiday, which increases with service.

Generous staff discount, Discounted Club Membership, Subsidised meals whilst on duty.

Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks.

Complimentary staff facility use on successful completion of probation period.

Childcare vouchers.

Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme.

Options to join private healthcare scheme.

Training and personal development opportunities.

Free parking.

Applicants Please Note:

Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Sous Chef

For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and 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 making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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rpc catering & hospitality recruitment is a leading catering and hospitality recruitment specialist supplying Chefs of all grades and Hospitality General / Deputy / Assistant / Restaurant / Bar Managers / Sommeliers and Mixologists and hotel staff of all levels throughout the UK and Internationally.

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If you are interested in working in the catering and hospitality and hotels sector and seeking to develop your career, please do not hesitate to contact us for a confidential discussion and access to our complete portfolio of current opportunities.
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