Senior Sous Chef
Senior Sous Chef
My client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and dynamic Senior Sous Chef to join their team in Telford. You will assist in managing the day to day running of the kitchen team and assist the Executive Head Chef in controlling budgeted gross margins across food, labour and controllable costs for the kitchen whilst maintaining consistently high levels of service, quality and customer satisfaction. You will also work with the wider Group Food and Beverage functions in reviewing and enhancing the food offering, ensuring innovation throughout. You will work alongside the Executive Head Chef in ensuring compliance with all food safety standards and HACCP.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role with a good knowledge of event catering for large numbers and a passion for delivering great food. People management and leadership skills are essential, with a great track record of motivating staff and ensuring exceptional levels of food quality. Experience of managing budgets and stock control and an understanding of P&L accounts along with excellent communication skills and the ability to develop sound business relationships with internal and external contacts is required. You will have a Level 3 Food Hygiene Qualification and an understanding of Health and Safety legislation and Microsoft Office packages.
Due to the nature of the industry you should have a flexible approach to work as the role does involve a variety of shifts including evening and weekend working.
With three hotels, a conference and exhibition centre and an events production company, my client offers great opportunities to work in the vibrant, fast-moving and ever-changing events and hospitality industry.
Delivering excellent customer service is essential in an industry based on customer experience. Their clients expect the highest standards of customer service and that is what they deliver.
If you have the skills and experience to fulfill this exciting opportunity please call Dan at Alexander Chapel to discuss, or apply now with your CV