Sous Chef

Job Ref: JO-1909-5048
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 06 September 2019
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire South East MK7 6HL
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 01908 607 468
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Sous Chef - £28,000 -£30,000 - Milton Keynes
Blue Arrow are recruiting on behalf of a prestigious New Branded Hotel in the Milton Keynes area
40 hours a week on a seven day rota to include weekends and evenings as required.

Reports to - Head Chef

Main Responsibilities
* Know that all food is served to the highest standard
* In conjunction with the Head Chef, select, cost and price monthly seasonal menus, and menus for special events as directed
* Take shared responsibility for all and COSHH compliance checks and recordings
* Take full responsibility for the preparation and serving of these menus, the control of portions and minimisation of waste, and achieving the gross profit percentage set by the general manager.
* Purchase food and materials from approved suppliers ensuring their quality at all times
* Assist the head chef with monthly food stocktake
* Assist the Head Chef to recruit, train and motivate all kitchen staff creating a work environment that fosters individual commitment, enthusiasm and confidence
* Line Management of Chef De Partie
* Lead by example, 'Cleaning as you go' All parts of the kitchen must be systemically cleaned and all aspects of hygiene regulations must be complied at all times.
* Notify the Head Chef of any equipment breakages
* Ensure any kitchen staff are trained in the use of equipment
The Sous Chef will also assist the Head Chef to:
* Secure any stock, equipment and premises of the kitchen
* Ensure that every effort is made to achieve budgeted sales and operating expenditure budgets
* Comply with financial procedures and complete returns as instructed from time to time by Accounts Department or General Manger
* Record as necessary as directed by the General Manager any HACCAP data
Skills and Experience
* Proven track record of providing exceptional customer service in a quick service environment
* Proven track record of delivering the food and beverage offer and achieving performance targets
* Experience of delivering a menu to a consistently high standard
* Experience of working cooperatively as part of a food and beverage, hotel or banqueting team
* Understanding budget management, increasing income and controlling costs
* Experience of stock and waste management
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Numerate, with attention to detail
* Working knowledge of health and safety
* Must enjoy working as part of a team with strong people skills
Ideally with a minimum of two years' experience in a similar position, preferably in a hotel or banqueting environment
Line Management experience
Intermediate Food and Hygiene Certificate or equivalent

Blue Arrow
07/10/2019 09:48:20
GBP 28000.00 28000.00