Sous Chef – Hilton Manchester Airport

at Michels and Taylor
Location Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Date Posted October 7, 2019
Category Sous Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Greater Manchester


Looking to join a culture of excellence and be part of the most recognised name in the hospitality industry? Look no further and join our team here at Hilton Manchester Airport as a Sous Chef.

We are a fast paced 230-bedroom Hotel just 5 minutes from Manchester Airport.

Our work is fast-paced, demanding and centres around the drive to deliver exacting Hilton standards to meet the high expectation of our Guests.

A Sous Chef, will work closely with the Head Chef to manage all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest 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 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 to 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
• Pension scheme
• Paid Annual Leave
• Great Learning & Development opportunities
• Free meal during shift
• Opportunity to develop and grow within the Group
• Amazing discounts on food, drink and accommodation throughout the Group
• Excellent discounted accommodation rates for friends and family
• Free use of the Leisure Club
• Annual Social Events
• Free Parking whilst on duty
• Long Service Awards
• Employee of the Month Awards

To apply for this role

• We are looking to fill this job as soon as possible and aim to come back to you within the next 2 weeks.
• In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we do require all applicants to have the eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom. Documentation will be required at interview stage

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