Junior Sous Chef

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Andover, Hampshire, England
Date Posted February 1, 2020
Category Junior Sous
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Hampshire

Description

The Company and the Role:
The Company is setting a new benchmark by combining local produce and table service.
Must have own transport.
Seeking a permanent Junior Sous Chef. No late nights or split shifts. just outside Andover.
Restaurant offers table service and a full fresh food seasonal breakfast and lunch menu.
All dishes prepared and cooked onsite daily, with cream teas proving to be very popular.
Using fresh meat, fish and seasonal produce, from local producers and suppliers, as well as menu items grown on site.
Responsible for supporting the entire kitchen team in the production of food as directed.
Responsible strict adherence of all Safer Food Better Systems and procedures.
Maintaining quality and consistency of all food produced in line with specification and recipes, clear labelling and production procedures.

Key Features of the Role:
NO LATE NIGHTS, NO SPLIT SHIFTS and EVERY OTHER WEEKEND OFF.
As a Junior Sous Chef, you are working alongside an experienced kitchen team.
Responsible for the food quality and standard of all menu items you produce.
Cover numbers reaching 1000 on busy days, and around 500 on a weekday.
Carrying out food preparation and production every day for all menu items.
Learning from Head Chef and Sous Chef management team.
You will be required to work up to 45 hours per week, 5 days a week.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
To be successful you will need to be an accomplished Junior Sous Chef.
Must have proven experience in fresh food cooking, volume cooking (500-1000 covers in a day) and high standard kitchen service.
Ideally worked in a busy Gastro Pub or Hotel kitchen as a Junior Sous Chef or Senior CDP.
Essential you have worked in a kitchen team or group of 5-12 Chefs.
Essential that you are a professional communicator, who can respect work colleagues.
Essential you have food preparation experience across multiple Chef stations.
High standards of food service, cooking, health and hygiene are extremely important.
Relevant certifications as both a practical and theoretical experience is essential.

What’s on Offer?
This amazing Junior Sous Chef opportunity offers a basic annual salary ranging from £23K to £25K depending upon experience and interview trial assessment.
Tips available on top of the basic, which works out at roughly £100 - £200 per month.
No split shifts, no late nights, every other weekend off, working 45 hours per week, 5 days per week from 7am.
Fresh food cooking, using local seasonal ingredients, opportunities to create menu items.
Generous staff discount, uniform provided, free parking.
On-going Chef career training opportunities to develop new skills and techniques.
20 Days holiday, Birthday off and public bank holidays.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Junior Sous Chef you must have your own transport.
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