Senior Sous Chef

Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Sous Chef

Package: GBP28k

About Us:

The core team of Graham, Ed and Ian have a varied mix of skills and sector experience but are united by a passion for decent food, nice drinks and living life to the full. We believe the Boat is special but could be exceptional and recognise that putting together the right team will be key to this. Click here to read more about the core team.

About You:

The key to our success will be the crew we have on board and our expectation is that you will;

Have an input into all aspects of pub life

Be a self -starter

Be professional in your approach to all things!

Be reliable and trustworthy

Be energetic

Be kind

and finally

Be on time!

Specific Responsibilities & Duties

To deputise for the Head Chef when he/she is not available

To help create, test and document new dishes that are exciting and in line with our style but that are also efficient and can deliver a final margin of at least 70% (click to see sample menu).

To help ensure that the food is cooked consistently to the highest standards and delivered in a timely fashion.

To help source the best local and regional ingredients taking into account availability quality and price.

To help recruit, manage and motivate the kitchen team as whole and ensure that rotas are efficient, fair and in line with pre-agreed budgets.

To help ensure that the culture within the kitchen is a happy one and that everyone is well trained and encouraged to input new ideas.

To promote good relations between the kitchen team and the front of house staff.

To help ensure that the highest standard of food hygiene, due diligence and health and safety is maintained at all times.

General Responsibilities

Comply with all Company policies and procedures, especially health and safety.

Be flexible and adaptable and take a proactive approach to work

Undertake such other duties as may reasonably be required

Essential Qualifications

Good general education and appropriate level catering qualifications

Current, clean driving licence and/or organised reliable transport to work

Experience in high-end kitchens regularly serving over 100 a la carte covers in one sitting

Prior experience as a Sous Chef or something similar.

Desirable Qualifications

Further Education qualifications

Catering awards

Skills, Experience and Attributes

A bloody good cook!

Creative and passionate about food

Excellent organisational skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Good team worker

The ability to prioritise and work under pressure

Ability to use own initiative and work with minimum supervision

Flexible approach to work

Smart appearance& good standard of hygiene (N.B any tattoos must be discrete and covered. Modest ear piercings and nose studs are fine but other metalwork should be removed when working).

INTERESTED? For more information & to make an application - CLICK ON APPLY and visit our website.