Sous Chef - Perth

Pension, Discounted Live-In, Leisure Benefits - Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 91 Date Posted: Monday 15 Apr 2019
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Sous Chef

Perth

£30k + Pension, Discounted Live-In, Leisure Benefits

About the Opportunity

We are currently handling an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our successful client within the hospitality sector based in Perthshire.  The role offers a highly competitive salary with generous discounted live-in arrangements as well as great discounts and family benefits on overnight stays and various outdoor activities.  If successful in your application, you will also be joining an organisation with a rich history and a strong focus on individuality and career development.

About the Employer

The hotel is an iconic destination for a variety of travellers with an enviable reputation for its service, quality, and customer care, as Sous Chef, you would be expected to bring your own leadership and culinary expertise to ensure the high standards and its great reputation are maintained.  The hotel has over 60 onsite activities meaning it is a big draw for families and a wide range of restaurants, cafes and bars around the resort.  Above all, the hotel has great people throughout the organisation which ensures a positive working environment for all, where fairness and personal development are encouraged and maintained throughout the business.

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.  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.  As you would expect in a 200+ room hotel resort, you will be adept at coping with high volumes with an ability to keep calm when the pressure is on.

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 £28k to £30k depending on experience with an excellent benefits package including pension and product discounts along great potential for career progression.  If you have the necessary skills and personality, and you’re looking for a move send your CV to careers@tworiversrecruitment.co.uk or, alternatively, contact Chris Feeney on 07773 475518 for a confidential discussion.