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Sous Chef - Edinburgh

£25,000 + Extensive Benefits - Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 49 Date Posted: Tuesday 08 Jan 2019
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Sous Chef

Edinburgh

£25,000

About the Job

We are currently handling an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our successful client within the hotel sector based in Edinburgh.  The role offers a competitive base salary combined with an industry leading, benefits package which includes; free parking, free gym membership, excellent holiday allowance as well as discounted food and beverage.

About the Employer

Our client operates at the luxury end of the market with each of the hotels equipped with first class leisure and dining facilities.  The operator prides itself on the highest levels of guest satisfaction and has consistently received industry awards for delivering superb hospitality with a highly skilled and capable team.  The group intends to continue to grow throughout the country, which means there is excellent potential for career progression and the opportunity to learn new skills with first-class training and development.

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 hotel with a strong focus on ensuring you utilise appropriate resources to meet financial targets.  You will support the kitchen 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 kitchen 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 £25,000 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: careers@tworiversrecruitment.co.uk.  Alternatively, if you prefer, call Chris on 07773 475518.