Senior Sous Chef

Reference: GPH/SC

Previous experience in a similar role as Sous Chef/equivalent
Ability to assist with writing and costing creative menus reflecting customer needs and seasonality
Ability to support standards through effective training and coaching of team members
Effective management of resources by monitoring efficiency of the team and rosters
Previous experience of performance management and ability to motivate the team to achieve excellent standards consistently
Thorough knowledge of food safety and health & safety standards and high standard of Kitchen hygiene
Combined experience of restaurant, bar and banqueting/wedding catering operations
Proven track record in managing food cost percentage and ability to control costs within the departmental budget
Excellent organisation skills
Basic IT skills including knowledge of Word and email systems etc
Experience of an online ordering system is advantageous
Authorisation to work in the UK
Flexibility to work shifts as the business requires which includes early mornings, evenings and weekend work

<br>Previous experience of food and beverage service within a busy, fast paced environment
<br>Previous experience within a hotel is advantageous, although not essential
<br>High standard of personal presentation
<br>High standards of customer service are essential
<br>Clear communication both oral and written
A uniform is provided and a variety of benefits such as complimentary car parking, a meal on duty, accommodation and food & beverage discounts at hotels within the Portland group. Training and development opportunities are also provided
We currently have full-time vacancies and part-time vacancies. Please confirm which you are applying for in your application.

Hours: 40+ hours per week - Hours of work will be based on business requirements including early mornings, evenings and weekends

Salary/Hourly rate: £25,000 per annum

Job closing date: 07.03.17


Comments: CV and Application form required when applying for this role. Please submit the completed form along with a covering letter and your current CV in an email to the address provided. Due to the high level of applicants, if we do not contact you within the next 21 days, it is unlikely you have been successful on this occasion.

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