Sous Chef x 6

Job Ref: JO-2207-33902_1658909409
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 27 July 2022
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 1PG Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East NE1 1PG
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If you want to be recognised for your ability to keep calm under pressure and your excellent problem-solving skills, then we want to hear from you. In the role of Sous Chef you'll have the opportunity to let your culinary and organisational skills shine, as you lead your team to success in the absence of the Head Chef.
General skills
As Sous Chef you will have:

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
You will:
Have 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
Be able to take on board feedback and changes to menu items or ingredients
Be able to work well under pressure
Have good team management skills, especially in the absence of the Head Chef
Have 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
Have a positive and approachable manner
Be able to stay calm when pressure mounts or difficulties arise in service
Main Duties/Responsibilities
In this role you will:
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
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
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.

27/08/2022 08:10:09
GBP 14.00 14.00

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