Sous Chef - Amble

Park Leisure 2000 Ltd
12 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Sous Chef

The company

Park Leisure is an award winning Holiday Park Company with some of the most beautiful country and coastal locations throughout the UK ranging from Northumberland down to Cornwall. As one of the UK's leading holiday park operators we pride ourselves on our five-star holiday parks, first class service and affordable luxury to suit every budget.

The Park

The Old Storehouse at our Amble Links Park is open to locals as well as owners. The building had a fabulous refurbishment several years ago creating a modern, relaxed feel whilst still maintaining plenty of character. The food offering is a twist on the traditional pub meal, using fresh local ingredients, and something to suit all tastes. Food, service, overall experience all has to deliver to the 5-star expectations of our customers.

The job

Working with the Head Chef to produce excellent quality food that surpasses customer expectations, to help in the smooth running of the kitchen, be a role model to staff, push standards and team performance, build the restaurant's reputation and increase sales and profitability. You'll make sure the team are ready for service, plan and direct food prep and ensure all dishes are delivered to an excellent standard, monitor quality, resolve any issues, be involved in menu creation, costing, wastage and portion control, run the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef, help develop the team, give team briefings, promote a great working environment, ensure health, hygiene and legal compliance and generally do everything a Sous Chef would do.

About you

You are friendly, positive, reliable, trustworthy, professional, confident, a good communicator, a great team player, want to learn, enjoy teaching others, creative, innovative, organised, meet deadlines, get the detail right, quickly understand what's needed, want to excel, buzz on doing a great job and can lead a team to success.


Ideally GCSE educated or above, NVQ/SVQ level two or equivalent, good craft skills, at least one years' experience of working at a similar level, history of successful progression in catering, advanced food hygiene certificate, knowledge and experience of food costing and budget control, people management experience, proficient use of computer applications in catering.

The Pay

The pay is up to GBP21,000 per annum, depending on experience. Benefits such as pension and holiday are also on offer.

The contract

The contract is based on full time hours. Hours will be discussed in more detail at interview stage.

What to do next

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