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Sous Chef, Brockenhurst



The RPC Group


Brockenhurst, United Kingdom 

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- €27,500.00

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The Company and the Role:The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of Hotels to emerge in recent years. The Company's Hotels are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden, the concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.The Company is still expanding with new openings in the pipeline. Their ethos is to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity.The Company is currently looking for a dedicated, organised Sous Chef to join their kitchen team, at their exciting award-winning Hotel and restaurant in the heart of the New Forest, Hampshire. The position is permanent.You will be working with a menu that is influenced by the kitchen garden and the local area which can change by the hour and certainly every day. It can be challenging at times but very rewarding, producing the best simple modern British Classics with a twist.You will oversee various sections and act as the Head Chefs 2nd, duties and responsibilities are likely to change throughout the day, along with menu items as the garden produce and local ingredients are used up.Key Features of the Role:A Sous Chef role at the Company is like no other, you will be working with a menu that is influenced by the kitchen garden and can change on an hourly basis and certainly a daily basis. This will be challenging to create new dishes, but very rewarding allowing you to use your creative flair.As a Sous Chef you will be running the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.You will also be managing all aspects of the kitchen, from overseeing sections to costings, rotas and stock take; maintaining standards and daily health and safety checks.You will manage and train all Chef's working in the team with you, prepare and cook dishes, bring fresh ideas and also maintain high standards in your role and be keen to help develop dishes and the menus.Passion is the key to the Company's success, so they want you to be enthusiastic about their food, their animals, the kitchen garden, foraging, and everything they do.This Hotel is very unique in how it operates and is passionate in making sure that you will also get to visit local suppliers, taste new ingredients and products also have weekly kitchen garden tours so you can see what produce will be ready to use.Knowledge and Skills:You should be an accomplished Sous Chef with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level.Above all you must be a real "foodie" able to spread the word to the Company's customers about the importance of the art of serving good, fresh and local food in an ever-increasing world where convenience is becoming the norm, they need people who have a love and passion for all things food.You should possess ambition to continually push yourself to move up to the next career level.Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.You will be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a very busy hotel and restaurant, where the Company's reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.The Company wants their Sous Chef to be as passionate and enthusiastic about modern British food as they are.So, if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please make an application now.Driving licence and car is essential to get to interview.What's on Offer?A basic salary of £24k - £28k per annum plus Tronc worth around £2500 per annum. A live in option is available subject to a personal contribution towards the rent.Working 5 or 4 days with 2 or 3 days off respectively per week.Holiday entitlement is 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising by 1 day each year for 5 years.The Company also offers a Pension, Meals on Duty, Uniforms, Long Service Awards, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, Discounts on room rates across the Group's hotels and Discounted meals and Spa days across the Group's hotels.In addition, there will be access opportunities with leading hoteliers, chefs and hospitality entrepreneurs, with a chance to shadow and train with them.Development opportunities exist within the Group and they look to grow their people by way of a "Bu
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