Job title: Sous Chef
Salary: Up to 25,000 GBP
Location: Ambleside, Cumbria
Type of contract: Permanent
Workplace description: This family-run hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and has a tranquil restaurant, which features a modern British menu and serves fresh, local produce. The hotel is in the heart of the Lake District, surrounded by fells and lakes. The edge of Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England, is a few minutes’ walk away.
Main duties and responsibilities: To deputise in the Head Chef's absence.
To ensure that all chefs des parties are familiar with the day's requirements.
To ensure that the necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity.
To ensure that fair discipline is maintained.
To ensure that all staff are treated fairly and with commonly accepted courtesy.
To ensure that timetables, leave rosters and attendance registers are up-to-date.
To ensure that all statutory, as well as company, hygiene regulations are being strictly adhered to.
To ensure that all maintenance problems are timeously reported and followed up.
To ensure that all communications between restaurant and kitchen run smoothly.
To ensure that each cook receives the correct orders for the appropriate tables.
To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
To ensure that the dining room/ restaurant personnel are "standing by" when delicate dishes are served.
To ensure that regular on-the-job training is carried out so that subordinate staff perform their duties correctly.
To attend seminars and training courses as and when directed.
To further your own knowledge of management methods and principles to ensure future advancement and further upgrading in management standards for the profession as a whole.
Essential criteria: You will be an established Sous chef with a good stable progression throughout your career and you would have experience of working to at least 1 Rosette standards
Accommodation provided: Yes
Charge for accommodation: 60.00 GBP per week
I would like to thank you for your interest shown in this position. Please note that we take your application very seriously, but must stress that applications will only be answered in person if they match the criteria of the position advertised.
1. Applications should be made by email or phone.
2. Applications should be in Word format only and in ENGLISH!
3. DDH Recruitment Ltd does not charge work seekers for its services.
4. All workers will be subject to UK taxation