Line Chef | Leading Independent Leisure Group

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Southampton, Hampshire, England
Date Posted August 8, 2018
Category Line Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Hampshire

Description

The Company and the Role:
Exciting full-time permanent Line Chef opportunity with an independently owned Hampshire marina-based hospitality Company, on the South Coast near Southampton. Offering a full range fresh food menu.
The Group comprises some of Hampshire's well-known independent restaurants, bars and boutique hotels.
The position is permanent and full time covering the kitchen team during Breakfast, lunchtime and Dinner service, preparation and cooking.
Full time employment carrying on past the peak summer season and through winter, working 45-50 hours per week 5 days a week, which will include weekends (sometime Saturday or Sunday or both), additional hours are available if you want to earn more money.
Born from a unique and prestigious heritage of a leading independent leisure group in Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire, each venue has a reputation for using the best fresh and local ingredients, using carefully sourced suppliers.
This restaurant and bar is set in superb surroundings and has its own unique marina food concept.

Key Features of the Role:
The Company takes great pride in the quality of the local fresh food they serve, the diversity of their menu and the attentive, passionate and friendly staff they employ. Their customers expect a great experience every time they visit one of the Restaurants and Bars.
Together as a team it's your job to ensure that the customer’s expectations are met and exceeded every time they visit.
Assisting the Brigade to produce the best quality results for every customer’s culinary experience, emulating the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
The Company is seeking a committed Line Chef with a passion for good food, there is opportunity for career development if you want it, within their hospitality group.
This is a very busy working environment and as well as having high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail.
You’ll be part of a team who helps influence effective kitchen controls and to achieve good gross profit, efficient ordering and stock control as well as driving excellent standards of health and hygiene.

Knowledge and Skills:
You should have prior experience as a Line Chef where food preparation and working in a fresh food kitchen was part of your everyday Chef duties.
You should have experience in preparing and cooking dishes such as pizza’s and pasta’s etc.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.
You must be emotionally robust and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy seasonal kitchen environment.
You will be an excellent team player who can respectfully communicate to the team.
You must have your own transport to get to interview and every day for work.

What’s on Offer?
The Line Chef opportunity has flexibility for someone to work more hours or the standard 45 to 50 hours per week, early start for breakfast shift is 8am and lunch time shift runs up to 4pm, with the restaurant closing service around 10pm depending on time of year. So, set hours and days can be geared around your availability, but they will include Saturday and or Sunday or both.
£8.00 to £8.50 per hour plus tips (depending on experience).
Excellent career progression opportunities within the group’s multiple venues across the South Coast, if you are looking to build your Chef career.
20 days’ holidays plus bank and public holidays or if required to work a day off in lieu. Staff Discount Card, free uniforms, meals on duty.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Line Chef with own transport, living in the Hampshire area
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