Sous Chef, £23,000, Skipton, North Yorkshire -

Sous Chef, £23,000, Skipton, North Yorkshire

| Job ID: AHNHY | £23 - £22000 per annum


We are recruiting for a Sous Chef to work in our busy restaurant and hotel operation.

Finalist in the White Rose Small Hotel of the Year, and Regional Wedding venue of the Year, this unit is passionate about what it does, and values its team.

We are recruiting for a Sous Chef to work in our busy restaurant and hotel operation.

Located in North Yorkshire on the edge of the town, this operation has a 40 cover restaurant with bar function suite for 100 and 24 bedrooms. Maintaining a minimum of 78% occupancy, a busy function trade and steady restaurant and bar clientele, this enthusiastic and capable team require someone with drive, enthusiasm and a solid work ethic to join them. Newly refurbished, the restaurant and bar are both delightful and comfortable, and the hotel has a 80% AA 3* rating.

Food is fresh, regional and traditional with a twist.

As a member of the trip advisor “Hall of Fame” the hotel has been recognised for over 5 years for the quality of its food, drink and service and not least the team looking after them.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • To be able to produce food to a high standard with strong presentation skills within a cost framework
  • To ensure the consistency of food production throughout the kitchen for all areas of the operation
  • To assist in menu compilation (quarterly and annually) and contribute to the formation of the menus
  • To support the Head Chef to ensure targets are met with both food and labour costs
  • To participate in stock control and budgeting
  • To take responsibility for the kitchen on a day to day basis in the absence of the Head Chef
  • To maintain current hotel standards, whilst pushing for further accolades

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a talented chef
  • Be a team player with knowledge of similar operations
  • Be someone who is passionate and hard working
  • Have minimum 2/3 years of experience as strong Chef de Partie or Sous Chef
  • Have experience of working with high volume covers for functions
  • Speed of thought / organisation / happy disposition/ can” turn up the gas” when needed (not just on the oven!)

Benefits and Opportunities:

  • Salary of around £23,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Progression – opportunity to progress into Head Chef position within 2-3 years
  • Part of a great team in a unit that continues to strive for the best
  • Great location, quality produce
  • 5 day working week – (2 days off together except during extremely busy periods)
  • Flexible working with a combination of split and straight shifts
  • 28 days holidays entitlement
  • Staff discounts and friends and family rates in the hotel
  • Local Gym membership
  • Temporary hotel room whilst re-locating if required