Sous Chef – Doubletree by Hilton, Cheltenham

at Michels and Taylor
Location Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Date Posted October 2, 2019
Category Sous Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Gloucestershire


DoubleTree by Hilton, Cheltenham, is one of the finest regency hotels in Cheltenham, nestled in glorious grounds in the heart of the Cotswolds and proudly flying the Double Tree by Hilton Flag.

We are looking for a Sous Chef who is well presented, self-motivated, reliable and a good team player.

A Sous Chef, will work closely with the Head Chef to manage aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sous Chef will also be required to manage food provisions, assist with guest queries, and control costs. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

• Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
• Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
• Ensure produce is of a good quality and stored correctly
• Contribute to menu creation by responding and incorporating guest feedback
• Ensure the consistent production of high-quality food through the hotel
• Manage customer relations when necessary, in the absence of the Executive Head Chef
• Ensure resources support the business needs through the effective rota management
• Support brand standards through the training and assessment of the team
• Manage the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organized and motivated team
• Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
• Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
• Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation

A Sous Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

• Relevant qualifications for this role
• Excellent planning and organizing skills
• Ability multi-task and meet deadlines
• Strong supervisory skills
• A current, valid, and relevant trade qualification (proof may be required)
• A creative approach to the production of food
• Positive attitude
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure

Ability to work on own or in teams It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

• Previous kitchen experience in similar role
• Passion for producing high quality food
• Knowledge of current food trends
• Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


• Competitive Salary
• Amazing discounts on food, drink and accommodation throughout the group
• Excellent rates for friends and family
• Free use of the Leisure Club
• Long Service Awards
• Employee of the Month Awards
• Annual Social Events
• Hilton Honors Team Member Subscription
• Free Parking

If you wish to be considered for this superb opportunity click ?apply?. You must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that your application is unsuccessful.

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