Sous Chef

Job Ref: JO-2107-18763
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 19 July 2021
  • Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham Nottinghamshire Midlands NG1 6DQ
  • £13 per Hour
    HOUR
  • Blue Arrow
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Blue Arrow are recruiting for Relief Sous chefs to work for our client at a central Nottingham Location. As well as this location we have a high demand for all levels of chefs in multiple locations in Nottingham and surrounding areas. Supplying our clients in sectors such as, Healthcare, Education, business and industrial. Sociable hours available and competitive rates of pay offered.
If you enjoy working with a variety of produce and menus, and working towards a new goal every event, then we'd love to hear from you. As relief chef every week is a brand-new experience where you learn new aspects of your trade and enjoy the flexibility of your work schedule.
General skills
* Good knowledge of all sections
* Strong ability to produce good quality food and first-rate culinary skills
* A flair, passion and a love of ingredients
* Strong organisational skills
* An ability to work unsupervised and consistently deliver quality work
* Experience of a variety of kitchen environments and cuisines
* Good knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
* Knowledge of food production methods
* Good maths/numeracy skills
* Effective oral communication with all members of the team
Personal traits
* Strong attention to detail
* Enthusiasm and willingness to develop your own skills and knowledge, plus those around you
* Flexible and have a willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
* Able to take on board feedback and changes to menu items or ingredients
* Able to work well under pressure
* Good team management skills, especially in the absence of the Head Chef
* Good leadership skills and the ability to motivate your Chefs and lead junior members of staff who may also be working under pressure
* Team player qualities and the ability to work well with staff at all levels in the kitchen
* Positive and approachable manner
* Able to stay calm when pressure mounts or difficulties arise in service
* *In the care sector need an understanding of allergens, special diets, portion control and recipe costings
Main Duties/Responsibilities
* Cook and prepare high quality dishes
* Supervise all kitchen stations
* Take charge of the kitchen in the Head Chef's absence
* Assist the Head Chef in creating menu items, recipes and develop dishes
* Maintain a safe and hygienic kitchen environment
* Train and develop current and new staff, ensuring talented Chefs are encouraged to progress
* Assist the Head Chef to create menu items, recipes and develop dishes
* Be responsible for health and safety, and teaching staff about it
* Be responsible for food hygiene practices, and teaching staff about it
* Maintain a safe and hygienic kitchen environment at all times
* Ensure food quality and excellent standards are maintained for all dishes created
* Assist with determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
* Supervise, motivate and work closely with other Chefs of all levels
* Ensure the team are producing top-quality food
* Ensure your brigade has high culinary standards
Qualifications/Licences/Certifications
Essential
* Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards
* Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
* Minimum 2 years' relevant experience
* Awareness of manual handling techniques
* Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
* Experience of kitchen equipment
* Experience of dangerous equipment such as knives
* Competent level of English spoken and written
* Health and safety and food hygiene certificates
Desired but not necessary
* City & Guilds 706/1 or 706/2 Catering
* NVQ Level 2 in cookery
* Level 3 Food Safety Awards
* Modern Apprenticeship route in cooking
* City & Guilds diplomas in professional cookery
* BTEC HND in professional cookery
* A foundation degree in culinary arts
So, if you're ready to be part of our team and lead them to success then we want you to apply today.

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