Sous Chef - Lake District

Location Keswick, Cumbria, England
Discipline: Hospitality
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £27,000 - £28,000 pa Basic + Benefits + Tips + Live in available
Contact name: Sukh Samra

Contact email: sukh@flowrecruitment.co.uk
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Our client is a leading hotel operator, with sites throughout the picturesque Lake District. They are currently looking to recruit a leading Sous Chef for their exclusive hotel restaurant in Keswick.

Scope of job:

Assist and support the Head Chef in the planning and organising of the kitchen brigade, menus and preparation of food to the required standard, deputising in his/her absence. To actively motivate team members to reach targets and maintain a harmonious working environment, adhering to food safety and environmental health regulations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

- Assist and support the Head Chef in planning and developing menus and setting prices in co-operation and line with the General Manager and Food & Beverage Manager

- Supervise chefs in the preparation and cooking of menu items, carrying out and/or co-ordinating induction and on-the-job training. Ensure required standards are met by managing the performance of chefs and providing technical advise and support

- Personal preparation of menu items as required

- Organising staffing, prepare staff rosters and co-ordinate the training and development of kitchen brigade

- Assist in achieving food profit percentage as laid down by the company

- Ordering and supervising the quality and stock control of kitchen supplies, monitoring and controlling wastage

- Allocate duties and supervise and monitor performance of kitchen porters, providing training in the safe and efficient use of equipment and cleaning materials