Junior Sous Chef

Recruit Hospitality Ltd
Kirkby Lonsdale
£20,000 - £24,999
30 Apr 2018
22 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Junior Sous Chef to join the award-winning team of our restaurant with rooms client.

Food here is modern British cooking style using local produce, which is sourced from across Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire.

About the job

  • To effectively control the food production giving maximum quality and yield.
  • Monitoring staff compliance with prescribed operating methods and exercising necessary control to ensure security of stock and property of the Company.
  • Support on your shift internal communications requirements linking kitchen personnel with other operating departments of the hotel are working efficiently.
  • To constantly check quality and quantity of food going out of the kitchen.
  • Ensure full; compliance with food safety legislation and requirements
  • To ensure that each section is manned efficiently and that the Chefs de Partie, Commis Chefs & Kitchen Porters are working to the best of their ability.
  • To ensure correct methods are used for preparation of food and to check presentation.
  • To make sure the kitchen team is giving an efficient, smooth and quick service while maintaining principles and standards set by the Company.
  • To check quality and weight of food coming into the kitchen.
  • To order and purchase the hotel’s food requirements in an economical manner.
  • To control all food storage activities to ensure that all food is kept in prime condition and a good method stock rotation is used in all areas and sections of the kitchen.
  • To achieve the best gross profit levels in relation to budgets and turnover.
  • To keep waste to an absolute minimum.
  • To ensure each section is controlling mise-en-place quality, quantity and is storing it correctly.
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation

The ideal candidate

  • Have worked to a high standard previously (rosette level)
  • A passion for food and developing your culinary skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A high standard of personal presentation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident and professional approach
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene Regulations & relevant legislation
  • Should already have the legal right to work in the UK / EU and ideally be living in the UK (for interview attendance purposes)

Salary and benefits

  • £22,000 to £24,000 pa plus tips
  • Five-day week on rota
  • 28 days paid holiday
  • Contributory Pension
  • Evening meals
  • Aprons
  • Live-in accommodation is also available (£200 per month, including bills)