Sous Chef

Select Appointments East Anglia
£22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
11 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Excellent Sous Chef Opportunity - Starting salary of up to £25,000 P/A - North Norfolk At Select Hospitality Norwich we are ecstatic to now be recruiting on behalf of one of our most successful clients in the area, for a Sous Chef to join forces with their strong brigade at their brand new exciting, gastro venue in North Norfolk. This role would be perfect for an enthusiastic, driven chef professional ready to move into a Sous Chef level or already very capable and confident at this stage in a brigade. My client's venue is an aged but elegant building which offers a quirky but homely feel and delivers a menu with traditional contemporary classics with a twist. The business has only very recently been re-opened by my client and it is in the process of going through positive changes to show through their well known style and brand. The style of cuisine is very much based on seasonality and locality, and the clients are building strong relationships with North Norfolk suppliers and farmers in order to gain access to the best British ingredients on offer in the area. The restaurant vibe is extremely cosy and personal, providing a service to meet a wide clientèle market, and aiming to make their guests feel 'at home' on any occasion of their visit. Therefore, if you are passionate about being a part of a excellent, award winning customer service and want to be a key member of a growing successful team, this could be a great move for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a brand new operation and become a representative within a leading Hospitality Group. As a Sous Chef in the team, you will have the chance to take part in the fantastic developments this kitchen is making and help to make this reputation grow and boom in the market. Alongside its 7 other sister venues in the group, the business holds an outstanding reputation and so becoming a part of this company would certainly widen your opportunities going forward and definitely be a highlight for your career. My client would be extremely keen to receive applications from relevant candidates who are local to the Holt area of Norfolk, or happy to relocate for the right position. Salary and Benefits: - Starting package up to and around £25,000 P/A Tips - The opportunity to join an award winning Hospitality Group which is continuously expanding - Plenty of potential to grow and progress your career even further - Opportunity to network and increase your professional profile Key Role Responsibilities: - Work as a leading Sous Chef within the company, taking lead when needed - Assisting in the management and control of the kitchen brigade with a 'hands on' approach - Running a busy, gastro pub venue to a very high standard - Be a professional and strong role model within the team, and representing the company in the best possible way - Training of kitchen staff and monitoring all members of brigade closely - Be organised and efficient, ensuring all aspects of the kitchen are looked after and maintained - Making sure dishes are produced consistently and presentation of food is kept at a high standard - Cooperate with the Head Chef and company managers closely at all times and meet/ achieve all branding requirements Desired Skills and Qualities: - The Sous Chef will ideally have a background in high end restaurants, or a successful, busy fresh food establishment - Have management skills - Must be a real people person, with great communication - Passionate about cookery - Be able to take lead in a kitchen brigade when required - Ability to succeed and deliver under pressure - Have up to date Food Hygiene certificates and qualifications - Good local Norfolk knowledge - Proven track record in achieving and meeting successful targets and figures - Ability to lead and train colleagues - A positive personality, who can connect with all types of people easily - Easy going and a great team player, able to get a long with everyone in the team as well as manage them - Own transport and driving license Desirable Characteristics: - Passionate, people person - Hard working and driven - Motivated and enthusiastic within the kitchen - Big team player - Professional and presentable If you are interested in this brilliant opportunity available, please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Barker on 01603 625562 or apply now with your CV attached. This job was originally posted as

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