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Senior Sous Chef - Exclusive Property - Aberdeen

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Salary
£37,000 to £40,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
13 Jul 2022

Our client runs ones of the most prestigous and exclusive hotel and golf club properties in Scotland. They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Sous Chef to join their team at their site in Aberdeenshire.

This is an important role that requires a high level of culinary ability, as well as organisational and leadership skills on the planning and execution of 5-star guest experiences.

Scope of job:

Assist and support the Head Chef in the planning and organising of the kitchen brigade, menus and preparation of food to the required standard, deputising in his/her absence. To actively motivate team members to reach targets and maintain a harmonious working environment, adhering to food safety and environmental health regulations.

?KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

- Assist and support the Head Chef in planning and developing menus and setting prices in co-operation and line with the General Manager and Food & Beverage Manager

- Supervise chefs in the preparation and cooking of menu items, carrying out and/or co-ordinating induction and on-the-job training. Ensure required standards are met by managing the performance of chefs and providing technical advise and support

- Personal preparation of menu items as required

- Organising staffing, prepare staff rosters and co-ordinate the training and development of kitchen brigade

- Assist in achieving food profit percentage as laid down by the company

- Ordering and supervising the quality and stock control of kitchen supplies, monitoring and controlling wastage

- Allocate duties and supervise and monitor performance of kitchen porters, providing training in the safe and efficient use of equipment and cleaning materials

Qualifying Criteria:- Sous Chef experience in a 4 or 5-star restaurant context- Formal catering qualifications- Culinary creativity, imagination, and flair- Passion for cooking and high level of presentation- Excellent communication skills- Ability to work under pressure and juggle competing priorities- Up-to-date hygiene & food safety certificates- Positive and flexible approach to work

Salary & Benefits

Highly competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Great company benefits including golf and companywide hotel privileges.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 656827911-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Flow Recruitment
    Flow Recruitment
  • Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: £37,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent