Deli Chef

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Southampton, Hampshire, England
Date Posted February 12, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Hampshire


The Company and the Role:
The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of Hotels to emerge in recent years.
The group and brand offer a touch of superior elegance across their range of 5-Star Hotels.
This amazing and unique concept has been recognised with accolades and industry awards.
As Deli Chef you can expect to be valued, developed, nurtured and celebrated.
Teams are built around a core of dedicated, enthusiastic, hospitality professionals.
The Company expanded again this year, with more plans for next year, giving you amazing opportunities in a 5-Star level venue, cooking to Rosette quality standards.
The brand ethos is to give you a great place to work that is pioneering and creative.
Utilising sustainable, fresh and award-winning ingredients, technology and craft.
Accessible by public transport as based in central Southampton.

Key Features of the Role:
Deli Chef working front of house directly to hotel, dining and take away customers.
Manage, train and coach any staff working with you to maintain high service standards.
Deli Chef will carry out food preparation of all seasonal and fresh menu items.
Taking orders, producing breakfast, lunch and dinner items and serving dishes to tables.
Coming up with new menu items maximizing the limited space available to you.
Work full time permanent hours 5 days a week, both split and straight, early and late shifts.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Accomplished Deli Chef is preferred but fresh food Chef or Cook experience will do.
You must be passionate about cooking consistently great award-winning Deli Bar dishes.
Food preparation experience is essential, and comfortable working in a compact kitchen.
Practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
Essential you can communicate respectfully and professionally, supporting the entire team.
Potentially the first person a customer will see on entry to the restaurant and hotel, you need to look presentable, fresh and clean, and be comfortable engaging with guests.

What’s on Offer?
Amazing full-time permanent Deli Chef opportunity in a 5-Star Hotel and fresh food kitchen.
Basic salary for Deli Chef is £8.21ph minimum, increasing to £8.72ph as of the 1st April 2020. If you are under 25 you may be offered a lower hourly rate in accordance with the NMW scale.
Tronc (service charges) available on top of basic salary, as well as Cash Tips.
Working 40-45 hours, 5 days a week, mix of shifts, splits, straights early and late, with some weekends off.
Realistic career development and progression if you want it, training and coaching.
Opportunities to work in France, across the South Coast and on round the world charters as part of the groups Fine-Dining experience packages and celebrity and famous Chef mentoring.
Holiday entitlement 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising 1 day each year for 5yrs.
Company pension, free parking, meals on duty, uniforms, long service awards, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, discounts on room rates across the group’s hotels and discounted meals and spa days across the group’s hotels.

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Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Deli Chef, Fresh Food Cook, Chef or similar.
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