Sous Chef

Job Ref: JO-2109-20506
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 01 September 2021
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire Newcastle-under-Lyme Staffordshire Midlands ST5 5ED
  • £25,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 0800 0855777
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Blue Arrow are proud to be working in partnership with a great Country Hotel & Inn client who specialise as wedding venue who also operate as a Restaurant based in Rural Staffordshire. They are looking for a Sous Chef to join a permanent basis full-time basis.

Salary: £25,000 with opportunity to increase after a successful period
Hours: 48 hours per week - working over 5 days a week - weekend and evening work will be required

* Directs food preparation and collaborates with head chef
* Helps in the design of food menu
* Produces high quality plates, including both design and taste
* Oversees and supervises kitchen staff
* Assists with menu planning, inventory, and management of supplies
* Ensures that food is top quality and that kitchen is in good condition
* Keeps stations clean and complies with food safety standards
* Trains new employees
* Orders food supplies
* Monitors and maintains kitchen equipment
* Solves problems that arise and seizes control of issues in the kitchen

About You
* Proven relevant and recent experience as a sous chef or similar is essential
* Previous banqueting experience is essential
* Food hygiene certified
* Minimum NVQ2, or equivalent, in food preparation/catering within the last 3 years
* Good knowledge of kitchen cleaning procedures
* Excellent communication, numeric and literacy skills
* Approachable, friendly and able to work alone and as part of a team
* Reliable and punctual
* Good organisational and practical skills
* Capable of understanding and adhering to policies and procedures
* Integrity and ability to work independently
* Capacity to recognise risks
* Ability to take responsibility

The Commute
Our client is based in Newcastle under Lyme / rural Staffordshire. Due to the location you ideally need to drive / have access to transport or live in surrounding areas. There is a bus stop however located near the site if you're limited to public transport.
The Next Stage
If you are interested in the above role and feel you can meet the above requirements - we would love to hear from you as soon as possible. We please ask all applications are made via the click apply button, and we will aim to process your application as quickly and as efficiently as possible

Blue Arrow
02/10/2021 15:00:43
GBP 25000.00 25000.00

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