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Sous Chef - Edinburgh

Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 62 Date Posted: Saturday 02 Feb 2019
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Sous Chef



About the Job

We are currently handling an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our successful client within the leisure sector based in Edinburgh.  The role offers a competitive base salary combined with an industry leading, benefits package and the opportunity to build your career working in a highly respected attraction with a great team around you.

About the Employer

The restaurant is based within a well-established visitor attraction in the city, catering for thousands of guests each year with a variety of events, shopping and eating facilities as well as venue hire.  The operator prides itself on the highest levels of guest satisfaction ensuring each visitor has a memorable occasion.  Your position, as Sous Chef, will play a key part in the success of the attraction ensuring a top-quality food offering with a traditional menu in a historic setting.

About the Job

As Sous Chef, in this role, you will assist and support the Head Chef in delivering the food and beverage offering for the attraction with a strong focus on utilising appropriate resources to meet financial targets.  You will support the facility in delivering quality food for a variety of events and functions as well as providing a full catering service for rooms and restaurants.  You will also be expected to set and maintain exceptional performance standards through the effective use of resources and ensuring consistency in quality and value.  The guest experience is paramount, and we would expect you to be setting a great example for the junior members of the kitchen to ensure that company standards and statutory obligations are maintained, acting for the Head Chef in his absence.

About the Person

To succeed in this role as Sous Chef, you will most likely have successfully operated within a similar kitchen environment at a similar level and be able to demonstrate consistent career success.  Your attitude and ability to work well under pressure and within a team environment will be very important as will your technical expertise and leadership ability within the kitchen.  You will also most likely have a natural confidence in the kitchen and be able to gain credibility at all levels through your personable nature and ability to stay calm under pressure.

The Reward

The salary package for the Sous Chef role offers £26,000 with an excellent benefits package.  If you are interested in getting a foot in the door with a highly respected organisation then we want to hear from you.  If you’re interested please send your CV to Chris Feeney at the following email:  Alternatively, if you prefer, call Chris on 07773 475518.