Jnr Sous Chef - Cheltenham - Luxury Hotel - £26K + Tips

Job Ref: JO-2107-18625
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 July 2021
  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL53 9NL Cheltenham Gloucestershire South West GL53 9NL
  • £26,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 0800 0855777
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Position: Jnr Sous Chef
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Establishment: High End Luxury Hotel
Salary: £26,000 P/A
Type: Permanent
Hours/Shifts: 5/7 days 45 Hours per month
Are you looking for your next step in your kitchen Career? ✔️
Want to work with fresh food? ✔️
Want to work with a friendly team? ✔️
Have opportunities to progress? ✔️
Long term job prospects? ✔️
Influence on menus? ✔️
I could go on! ....Then this role may be for you...
I am currently recruiting an Jnr Sous Chef to join a fabulous four-star hotel that sits in Cotswold countryside. The Jnr Sous chef role is a key and vital within this lovely Hotel & Spa. You will be assisting the overall running of the Kitchen areas from the with a restaurant, lounge, terrace, spa and exclusive use parties all delivered to a high product and service standard, running a slick, effective and efficient operation. You will develop and train the members of your team to ensure the customers experience is at the highest level.
Based at this luxury hotel - The kitchen is a very busy area of the business. You would need at to be strong enough to manage the kitchen in the absence of Head chef, so my client is looking for candidates that would want a long term future with the hotel and looking for their next step in their culinary career.
Main Duties and Responsibilities as a Jnr Sous Chef:

  • Assist the Head Chef & sous chef in the food production of the kitchen
  • Control and direct the food preparation process
  • Help Construct menus, with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers ensuring quality ingredients sourced at competitive prices
  • Controlling of stock to limit wastage, maintain and seek to improve GP%
  • Monthly stock count with prompt reporting of figures to finance
  • Notify faulty equipment to GM / Exec Group Chef, co-ordinate and assist with access to facilities for repairs when necessary
  • Be involved in recruiting for your kitchen
  • Organise weekly rotas, ensuring holidays planned efficiently
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Work closely with Exec Group Chef, Catering Manager, Assistant Manager and Front of House teams for normal service and event catering

What You Need to Be a Successful Jnr Sous Chef

  • food hygiene level 2
  • Proven experience as a Chef in delivering exceptional dishes in a time pressured environment, taking responsibility for the quality of each and every dish served.
  • Wedding and event experience are a must
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
  • A can-do attitude
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
  • Be able to priorities task and have good time management
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimised kitchen processes
  • A confident, self-motivated, driven and professional person
  • Excellent management skills and financial understanding
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Credentials in health and safety training
  • Culinary science related certificates

If you are interested in this role or other opportunities available with Blue Arrow please send thorough a CV or call 01635 34949. We are always looking for passionate and professional individuals across all catering categories, front and back of house. For a full list of vacancies please send an email to the above address
In line with the requirements of the Asylum & 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 application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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14/08/2021 14:00:36
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