Sous Chef - Permanent

Job Ref: BA01CC
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Date Added: 07 February 2018
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, East Midlands, England
  • £26,500 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Leicester
  • 01162 556111

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Are you an experienced Sous Chef with a proven track record of working in a hotel or rosette environment? Would you like to work in the city centre for a highly reputable catering company?

Key Information
  • £26,500 per annum salary (negotiable - could be higher, depending on experience).
  • 40 hours a week, 5/7 days (must be flexible and able to work some weekends).
  • Must have 2 years previous experience working in a hotel environment as a Sous Chef.
Responsibilities
  • To ensure recruitment, induction, training, promotion, performance management, development and discipline of all employees within your direct responsibility
  • To ensure the team work to menu costings and pre-determined recipes
  • To ensure that all dishes are presented to the highest standard in terms of colour, content, balance, freshness and flavour
  • To continually strive to offer new food trends and ideas to the client with the overall purpose of developing exciting menus and ensuring that the unit is continually offering new products
  • Ensure area of responsibility is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • To deputise in the absence of the Head Chef
  • To work on occasional special functions which may take place outside normal working hours
Financial Contribution
  • To cost all menus in accordance with the budget, record daily wastage and quantities sold. Analyse weekly sales mix and take remedial action to improve performance where necessary
  • Manage and control labour costs to achieve operational success in line with an agreed number of hours.
  • To assist in the formation of annual budgets in respect of food sales, gross profit and innovation

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